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Gran's Daffodils

I planted these in the autumn of 2013 and four years later they are blooming for the first time.



Each fall when I order tulips

I check the calendar for the next spring.

I try to time them to bloom

For my annual Easter Egg Hunt. 222 more words

Spring Beauties

Imagine it is late January or early February and you look out your window to see purple, white and striped crocus blooming in your flower bed.   1,025 more words


Thursday's Feature: Camassia leichtlinii 'Caerulea'

Welcome to the second installment of my “Thursday’s Feature” meme!  This week I bring you Camassia leichtlinii ‘Caerluea’.  What a mouthful!  

Camassia grows from a bulb and blooms after most of the Narcissi have finished, but before the summer perennials begin.   376 more words

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Thursday's Feature: Two Fanciful Tulips

Two summers ago, Joy of Canadian Garden Joy started a weekly meme for gardeners to highlight one plant from their beds each week.  Joy needed to drop it after a bit, but I thought then, and still think, it’s a good idea.   331 more words

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Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day; May 2016

We were blessed last week with five consecutive days of gorgeous weather, and both the gardens and gardener loved it!  Here’s what’s happening in the Terrace Garden in mid-May. 545 more words

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Three Late Blooming Narcissi

The King Alfred type daffodils began to bloom seven weeks ago and are now long gone, but even now, in mid-May, there are fresh faces shining in the gardens! 619 more words

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