Tag Archives: garden
(Remember that song?) A few days ago I was delighted to see a pair of scrub jays in my yard. We haven’t had them around for several years, since West Nile killed so many of them. Of course, I had … Continue reading
I have a couple of birdfeeders in my tiny yard, and love to watch the birds. Living in the city, I don’t have nearly the variety that I used to when I was closer to the mountains, but I especially … Continue reading
Legend has it that Iron Butterfly’s 1968 iconic psychedelic rock song “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” was supposed to be titled “In the Garden of Eden”, but that singer Doug Ingle slurred the words while in an, um… “altered state”… and the song’s new … Continue reading
I meant to take a photo of the front garden last week when the pink and white poppies were in bloom, but things have just been too busy around here. The pink poppies are all done, and the white ones … Continue reading
Have a great weekend!
We just got back from a trip, in which we were lucky enough to get a peek at what may be a once-in-a-lifetime event. Virtually every Joshua tree in the southwest is in bloom, in what is being called an … Continue reading
The color of the week is yellow. I have a variety of tulips that bloom from very-early-spring to late spring. I did deliberately plant a variety of colors and bloom times, but I didn’t plan for specific colors at certain … Continue reading
They just keep making me happy. Have a bright and cheery weekend!
I love spring bulbs. If only the flowers lasted all summer! The best I can do is to try to plant a variety of bulbs for early-, mid- and late- season. What’s flowering now? The early daffodils… these are one … Continue reading
Yesterday it was cloudy with a drizzle of rain, but at least I had some spring flowers to cheer up the day. Crocus: The first daffodil: And the violets which creep everywhere: Today we have snow. Sigh.