Category Archives: spring bulbs

Six on Saturday: April 23

After a roller coaster week of weird weather that included a blanket of snow, thankfully currently the only (1) “Glory in the Snow” is the lovely little blue flower of that name. They also come in pink (yuk!) and white … Continue reading

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30 minutes warning & The Big Dig

Several weeks ago, after the snow had melted I noticed a water leak at the well head. See the rust coated soil? There was a steady, but thankfully very light constant trickle but obviously it must be repaired. The company … Continue reading

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Spring has arrived!

I posted this photo on Fb earlier this week, and many responses from “locals” was “It’s too early!” After all, it is just mid-March, but checking my bloom journal for the prior three years the spring blooms are actually right … Continue reading

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And yet more bulbs!

So, have I mentioned that next year I’m delving much heavier into flowers? Lately I’ve been doing a lot of thinking (always a trouble-maker!) and I’ve come to a few conclusions: 1) I’m getting bored growing vegetables and my larders … Continue reading

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Spring Bulbs: Part 2 Daffodils

Daffodil season has to be one of my very favorite times of the year. Anticipating the first crocus is exciting, but they are a bit short for a bouquet. However, when the daffodils begin bursting into flower it’s time to … Continue reading

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Bulb orders for 2022 Spring! Part 1 Tulips & Alliums

Yes, it’s that time already to order bulbs for fall planting, which means thinking about the plans for SPRING! The first order was placed in late June and was mainly tulips…lots of tulips. Last spring, so many of the tulips … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: May 4

The first Saturday in May and there’s lots in bloom!  Here in central Indiana, the rains continue unabated, requiring the purchase of a new pair of boots!  I really wanted flowers, but these with chickens were the only ones in … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: April 20

  It’s raining for the 4th day in a row, with a blustery wind so some of the photos for today are a bit blurry!   A couple were taken during a break in the rain just as the sun … Continue reading

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Bulbs are Planted!

Finally, the last of the bulbs are in the ground.  Recent thunderstorms have made it a challenge to complete, but it’s finished and can be marked off the “TO DO” list.  The crocus “Cream Beauty” are always included.  Although they … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: April 28

What a difference a few days of sunshine and warmer temperatures makes, not only in the garden, but in my outlook!  There are so many beautiful surprises that it is hard to choose only six!  Here’s the first selection.  Although … Continue reading

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