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
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
This year Easter fell right when the tulips were in full bloom here in NC. All the gorgeous colors went stunningly with my clearance Homegoods tablecloth and Jadeite look accessories (mason jar mugs and salt and pepper shakers) from Sur La Table. The garden was blossoming with tulips, narcissus, early rannunculus, anemones, peach blossoms, lavender,
This year spring came very early in North Carolina. We had a mild winter and it seemed like everything woke up earlier than usual. In March there are not as many fillers or spillers as in other months, as most of the greenery is waking back up and there are not a lot of supporting
I had been wanting to write a few posts this year that documented what flowers are growing locally here in which months in North Carolina. I am going to seperate them in to a well-known classification of: Thrillers, Fillers, and Spillers. Most commonly known as a way to fill containers in the garden, I think
This weekend I decided to make a flower crown with all of the wonderful ranunculus in bloom in the garden. All the bright colors reminded me of a fiesta. The anemones are still hanging in there despite the heat, but its exciting to see the roses are finally starting to bloom. I also added some
Every spring one of the first flowers to arrive is the anemones. Their bright little eyes chasing away the winter and finally giving us something to play with.