~ Winter Garden Joys ~ WPC: Tour Guide ~

On a warm 59f (15c) afternoon this week my back yard beckoned. While raking up branches and fir cones, I found some little lovelies offering color along the way.


Cyclamen coum

Many primroses have been blooming all winter. These white ones look especially pretty.



Over the years I have introduced and transplanted Lenten Roses for their characteristics as shade-tolerant evergreen ground cover and long-lasting early bloomers. Now I enjoy many stands of white and purple hellebores from winter through spring.



As part of my bird habitat regimen, I leave dry hydrangea blossoms on through winter.  While trimming the remaining heads, I found this outlier!


With more mild weather predicted this week-end, I’ll be outside playing rather than inside blogging!

 Tour Guide

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16 Responses to ~ Winter Garden Joys ~ WPC: Tour Guide ~

  1. Great shots, Lindy! It’s a temporary warm spell here in Illinois at 32 degrees! 🙂

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  3. Olga says:

    So wonderful to see your flowers blooming. Loved the tour of your backyard, Lindy. ❤ It's definitely not my kind of winter. We have another two months before the weather warms up for signs of spring.

  4. These look so nice and make me long for spring. Cheers!

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  6. Janice says:

    What treasures you have discovered in your spring garden !

  7. carolee says:

    I am longing to see my primroses, but it will be weeks and weeks yet. Lovely photos.

  8. Tina Schell says:

    I’m with you Lindy – it’s time to be outside enjoying the sunshine! Your flowers are beautiful!

    • Lindy Le Coq says:

      Oh, Tina. I am so behind in responding to and viewing my blogger friends. Sometimes the evens in my country bring me to my emotional knees.
      Thanks for hanging in there with me -I have snow-covered daffodils today!

  9. Ali says:

    Oh, hydrangea! Sorry! Reading failure!

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