Category Archives: Gardening
I’ve seen hellebores blooming even in the dead of winter, but I’m not sure I’ve ever seen such a wide-open bloom.
Sandy surprised me with this first daffodil — I’d said none were out yet.
The ground’s littered with those prickly seed pods from the sweetgum trees, but the magnolia buds are swelling, and today we spotted our first crocus!
In July, some from the garden, some from the roadside: Tall Phlox, Cornflower, Black-Eyed Susan, Mimosa, Queen Anne’s Lace, Rose of Sharon, Smooth Sumac
Less than an inch here. The Neeleys got two feet in NW Pennsylvania.
All those pink buds turned black two nights later when we went down to 24 degrees.