A foreign allium while waiting for natives.

Planting the Rosy Dream allium Native  alternative:  Allium cernuum – good for native bees.  Grow in moist soils . allium-carolinianum is a native of asia – is a lower growing allium standing at 14 -16″  Its light color will look most striking against a darker background.  These bloom from mid-spring until early summer.  April –… Continue reading A foreign allium while waiting for natives.

The Changing Seasons

Front Yard Daffodils

This is a log of the signs of spring from year to year within different parts of the year. Year Date Location Sign of spring 2010 March 1 Front Flower Bed Daffodils 2010 March 15 Back Flower Bed Daffodils 2011 Feb 28 Front Flower Bed Daffodils, Tulips

Bulbs all planted

Today my mom would have been 73. A good day to plant some bulbs, and I think I will dedicate them to her! I always wonder what kind of garden she would have had if she had been able to bend and get around more easily. Would she have started with a plan, then fill… Continue reading Bulbs all planted