The first thing to bloom in the garden this year were the Hellebores. This was my first year growing them and arrival was so exciting, finally something blooming in the garden again. Our peach trees also bloomed early this year. Scattering their pink petals all over the ground like pink snow. Next up are the […]
This will be my second year year growing heirloom mums. The first year I had six varieties. This year I added 12 more new varieties to the garden, and fell in love with mums even more. These aren’t your typical store bought mums.
With the end of October comes one of my favorites flowers — the heirloom chrysanthemums. Just as all the other flowers are dying back, these beauties come on the scene filling the garden with color with their funky shapes and sizes. I have been collecting brass (I have thrifted) and brown glass bottles this season […]
April in North Carolina is really when the flower season begins. All of the cool flowers (hardy annuals) begin to bloom along with most of the bulbs and spring vines. Its a riot of colors in the garden and a welcome excuse to finally be outside. Fillers for April: Bachelor Buttons Orlaya Love in a […]
Spring has to be one of the most anticipated seasons for a gardener. Finally getting to get back outside with the flowers tending and growing things. Most of the spring flower began opening up in mid-March and April this year with most of the tulips opening in April. The thrillers for April include: Tulips Narcissus […]