A Stroll in the Garden

“Blossom by blossom the spring begins.”
 — Algernon Charles Swinburne

 

I am not having a vegetable garden this year, as my Hubby is creating a new one with easier access and easier to water, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t anything to see!

I live in the north, so my season is a bit behind other bloggers.  

So enjoy this little garden stroll with me!

*Clicking on a photo will give you a closer look!

I almost missed the Crown Imperials; they bloomed while I was away on vacation.

Crown Imperial

I find it interesting that, in my garden at least, the tulips seem to bloom by color division, rather than color explosion.

The pink ones generally bloom first.

Tulips

Tulips

Then the red ones spring forth!

Tulips

Tulips

Last, but not least, the yellow tulips are just now beginning to flower.

Tulips

Tulips

The rock cress is wonderful!

Rock Cress

While the grape hyacinth (and the giant ones, too) are nearly finished with their display.

Grape Hyacinth

While the hyacinths and daffodils fade, the narcissus is just beginning a happy show!

Narcissus

Narcissus

And the magnificent crabapple is teasing us!

Crabapple

8 responses to “A Stroll in the Garden

  1. So pretty, Laura! I love bulbs, and am trying to find a place to plant them behind the fence in the vegetable garden. Deer love tulips and daffodils, and since they sleep in the font and walk through our backyard, there’s no hope anywhere but. Yours are just glorious!

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  2. Absolutely beautiful! You ladies have such the ‘green thumb’ Mine is Red! I kill plants! Clay is the one with the green thumb and he does a great job with plants!

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  3. Quilted Pants

    It must be so refreshing to see all these beautiful flowers emerging after such a long Winter.

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