Flower Fridays: Lily

The lilies are a full bloom in our garden right now. What wonderful fragrance they provide me while I walk through my garden. Every year we have a large batch of daylilies bursting that look like a firework display they are so tall and lively. We will need to divide them after they have bloomedContinue reading “Flower Fridays: Lily”

Flower Fridays: Peonies

June weddings were made for peonies! You might think it is the other way around, but I say what better excuse for a wedding than the heady days of peony in full bloom? I absolutely love, love love, peonies! Each year, I can’t wait for them to pop open in June in my garden. TheyContinue reading “Flower Fridays: Peonies”

Flower Fridays: Snowdrop

One of the wonders of very early spring is the flowering bulb snowdrop. They are so early that I have missed them some years because they can pop up under the snow cover. Snowdrops are due just about now in the northeast though this year seems to be one of those years…So I haven’t hadContinue reading “Flower Fridays: Snowdrop”

Flower Fridays: Tulip

I went to a garden store a few days ago to buy herb seeds with my wonderful gardener husband, Andy. It is a wonderful experience to anticipate and dream of herbs and vegetables growing in our summer garden. But for now, we have to wait for the miniscule seeds to germinate and grow under insideContinue reading “Flower Fridays: Tulip”

Flower Fridays: Begonia

Begonia—what a lovely sound emerges from your lips when you pronounce, Begonia. I have to say that at first blush I am not a huge fan of begonia. That is probably because most of my exposure is to the somewhat less than thrilling to me small blossom annual begonias that are used as bedding plants.Continue reading “Flower Fridays: Begonia”