Category Archives: landscape 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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~ In My Shady Garden ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

     Place in the World

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~ Frosted Violet ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

 

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~ May Day Bouquet ~ In A Vase On Monday + Curvy Lines ~ WPC: Lines ~

The lilac shrub was offered to me by a neighbor, so I don’t know what variety it is and wish I did, because after living year-round in sun and open sky this Syringa is blooming well, staying compact, is not … Continue reading

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~ Lavish Lilac ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ In A Vase On Monday ~ The Pond ~

This evening I offer my pond, with sunlight filtering through evergreens and Camelia blossoms floating in the gentle current, as the backdrop for my posy of violets!  The vase is a favorite purchased from Orcas Island Pottery, USA. Cheers to … Continue reading

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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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