Tag Archives: spring bulbs

In A Vase On Monday – Bleeding Hearts

My bleeding hearts (Lamprocapnos spectabilis) are coming on fantastically and were the obvious choice for today’s arrangement. The past two weeks have been quite chilly with a few nights that threatened frost, but luckily we’ve squeaked through without any damage to … Continue reading

Posted in Country Gardening, My Photos | Tagged , , , , , , , | 77 Comments

In A Vase On Monday – Narcissi

A neighbor has a field full of narcissi and sells them at 1950’s prices – impossible to pass up. I brought home this armload and made three arrangements. Not only beautiful to look at, they are deliciously fragrant as well. … Continue reading

Posted in Country Gardening, My Photos | Tagged , , , , , | 87 Comments

In A Vase On Monday – Spring Fling

Flowers are bursting forth, birds are nesting… Spring is all about sex and reproduction – a spring fling! My narcissi are from collections bought long ago, so no ID. The lovely lemon-yellow Butterfly narcissus just opened and the miniature golden trumpet daffodils … Continue reading

Posted in Country Gardening, My Photos | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 88 Comments

In A Vase On Monday – Pink Hyacinth

With a week of above normal temperatures, at last my garden is beginning to grow and bloom. Last week everything was tightly budded, but this week is a different story. I had cut a few branches of Japanese quince (Chaenomeles × superba) to … Continue reading

Posted in Country Gardening, My Photos | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 63 Comments

Wordless Wednesday

Posted in Country Gardening, My Photos | Tagged , , , , | 64 Comments

In A Vase On Monday – Snowdrops

As you can see, we still have snow! Four inches of ‘mixed’ precipitation fell on Friday into Saturday as Mother Nature played her April Fool’s joke. However, it is melting rapidly on this sunny day, where our high is 47F … Continue reading

Posted in Country Gardening, My Photos | Tagged , , , , , , | 95 Comments

Wordless Wednesday

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , | 80 Comments