Here comes the colour

Here comes the colour

Weeding, weeding, weeding, mowing, mowing, mowing… seeding, transplanting, potting up, burning… Every day there is something new coming into bloom. Hmmm, I transplanted these tulips from the other house and they are doing a valiant job of blooming again. I picked a pretty tricky spot for them and now I am paying the price by

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Spring Unveiling

Spring Unveiling

My sister guessed that this camellia would be pink and she was correct! I like the fact that it is more than a double but not a ruffly one. The petals are shaped like a waterlily. We are getting a long show from this large shrub since we haven’t had any hard rain lately. We

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Spring Sparks

Spring Sparks

Its been a while since I posted, but Keith did a post last week. Between us we are trying to have a new post up at least every week. Just a warning that this is a long post because I have alot of photos to share. The spring ephemerals will be keeping me busy in

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Snow Casualty

Snow Casualty

By now a lot of people have shared their ‘oh my god it snowed for 3 days’ stories so I wanted to get last weekend photos up here so we can move on to SPRING. The weather channel kept promising rain and it just kept on snowing. We lost power on Sunday but it wasn’t

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Not Out of the Woods Yet

A snowfall warning caught us by surprise on Saturday. Well, okay I thought – we can use the moisture. And if we get an inch or two or snow its no big deal because it usually rains quickly and disappears. I made a pot of soup and took another shot at perfecting a cornbread recipe

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