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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
Posted in Spring, spring bulbs, Uncategorized Tagged crocus, Indiana gardening, irises, Spring, spring bulbs 14 Comments
I spy, with my own eye…something yellow!
Yesterday was a lovely, still, sunny day with a high temp of 39 degrees F. We’ve actually had seven sunny days out of eight, above freezing during the day but freezing at night. A lovely start to March! I headed … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged chives, crocus, first blooms of spring, Indiana gardening, potager, Spring 29 Comments
Just a bit of sunshine…
A welcome change this for this morning’s walkabout…no rain! Instead we have a beautiful, although crispy 30 degree F, sunny morning. Determined to make the most of it, I took my daily walk to look for changes in the garden … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged crocus, daffodils, gardening, Indiana gardening, signs of spring, spring bulbs, winter aconite 2 Comments
A Delightful Day!
We had a big thunderstorm during the night, with crashing thunder, brilliant lightning and strong winds. After lunch today, I bundled up, donned my boots and went out to see if there was any damage. What a lovely surprise to … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged crocus, dwarf iris, first blooms of spring, Indiana gardening, potager, spring bulbs, sunshine Leave a comment
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
Posted in bulbs, spring bulbs, Uncategorized Tagged crocus, gardening, hyacinthoides, Potager, spring bulbs, tulips 13 Comments
Six on Saturday: Mar 3 ’18
March has begun very quietly here, unlike the snowstorms on the East Coast and Europe. Basically, we are just marking time until the temperatures warm and the soil dries enough to return to the gardens. Each time it gets close, … Continue reading
Posted in Six on Saturday, Spring, Uncategorized Tagged chamomile, crocus, dwarf iris, gardening, garlic, potager, signs of spring, Six on Saturday 10 Comments
Look what I found!
The first blooms of my 2017 season! This little patch of “Cream Beauty” popped up almost overnight in the front border outside the potager. Because it was warm and (finally!) still, I’d gone out to repair a greenhouse vent, … Continue reading
Posted in bulbs, garden sheds, garden tools, gardening, Lady Cottage, Uncategorized Tagged crocus, first blooms of spring, garden tools, gardening, hobby greenhouse, potager, storage 11 Comments
I haven’t forgotten
A few posts ago (“It’s Tulip Time”) I promised that we would discuss some of the other bulbs that can add so much to the garden scene in not only early spring, but later into that gap before early summer as … Continue reading
Posted in bulbs, gardening, Potager Tagged Brent & Becky's Bulbs, bulbs, crocus, potager, spring bulbs 3 Comments