Category Archives: Gardening

~ Raspberry Blossoms and Bombus ~

  Raspberry canes are in bloom and with the warm dry weather are attracting all sorts of pollinators. This Bombus caught my eye and stayed around long enough for me to get my iPhone and snap these shots. Since I … Continue reading

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~ Frosted Violet ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

 

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~ Doublefile Viburnum ~ WPC: Prolific ~

  Three years ago I started adding Viburnum shrubs to my gardens. They are maturing now and this spring several of the doublefile viburnums are blooming!  The tiny buds are just beginning to open. With the forecast of more sunny … Continue reading

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~ Emergence ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ In A Vase On Monday ~ Tulips Inside ~

With no bright sunlight or warmth outside, in order to see what my new tulips look like once opened, I picked three blossoms. To add some other texture and color I added lilac, red-flowering currant and brunnera stems. The vase … Continue reading

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~ Two-Lips ~ WPC: Awakening ~

“If every day is an awakening, you will never grow old. You will just keep growing.” Gail Sheehy Spring is here, and so are the (almost) constant rains that make the Pacific Northwest such a verdant place! Since I took this … Continue reading

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~ 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. Many primroses have been blooming all winter. These white ones look … Continue reading

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