April in the Garden

More things are blooming in the garden this week, and more birds have been showing up at the feeder. The redbud tree has burst into glorious color, a lavender-pink that is just beautiful. It is alive with honey bees. The branches are full of blooms. When a goldfinch landed on a branch, I tried to …

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April in the Garden

On this holiday weekend, I thought it would be nice to spend Sunday in the garden.  As the days blend into each other, it is becoming a challenge to remember what day it is, LOL!!  Today, let's pause and enjoy the beauty in the world around us, and rejoice in nature's bounty of spring, counting …

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Garden flowers and a walk in the park

Spring finally seems to have arrived, and Easter Sunday was a glorious day, warm and sunny.  My garden is coming a bit more alive, and some of the flowers are still going strong.  Others are beginning to stir.  I am especially impressed with these tulips, still looking good, and the dark purple ones have come …

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Spring Flowers 2014

It is almost Easter, and maybe the warmer days are finally here.  We had a freeze Tuesday night, and Wednesday night, and the higher mountains north of us got snow.  Luckily, the apple crop is probably OK, only losing about 10% of the blooms.  This county is a huge apple producer.   On the plus …

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