Yes, yes, more white flowers. More six-petalled white flowers, but not lilies, and not Star-of-Bethlehem. Irises this time, and when it’s not raining, they look pretty good. Speaking of which, I found some more Star-of-Bethlehem today, hidden under burgeoning daylilies. I think they’re trying to steal a march on me. Sneaky weeds.
Read More Even my irises are white
On plus side, irises — covered with pearls of rain — are about to open. Every now and then, you remember that rain is good for something.
Read More Still wet, still white
It hit 80 degrees outside today. All sorts of green plants are coming up, getting ready to put on another show. I even have two barrels of compost that cooked over the winter, ready to spread on them again. I’m almost ready to enjoy the coming spring. But first you have to convince me that […]
Read More Spring is ready
Flowers, flowers, flowers, flowers, flowers, What more is there to say?
Read More Cinco de flores
Check it out: when the rain gets rid of the snow, it turns out green stuff was growing under there all along. I’m not entirely sure whether this is an iris or a daylily, but there’s several of them up on the hill. Who cares, they’re green! And there’s dirt! Now that’s what I call […]
Read More Green shoots
The roses are done. The rose hips begun. The irises are done. A pod for each one.
Read More The end of flower weeks
While the week of roses continues and the week of peonies continues, we also have the week of Siberian irises. Basically the same deal, like the rose, lots of flowers for a week, like the peony, total flop-over when it’s done. It’s a pretty week while it lasts.
Read More The week of irises