Wednesday, March 20, 2013

First Day of Spring!

This time yesterday, everywhere I looked, the garden was covered in snow.  The landscape was dull and grey...with one vibrant exception!

Funny how 24 hours can make such a difference!  Well, it hasn't changed this drastically!  But, oh...would be so nice, eh?  Let's stroll through this lovely garden display from the Philadelphia Flower Show.

Anywhere else, these bold colors would surely clash,
but in a garden...anything goes. 
Even this adorable little outhouse at the end of the path.
If you haven't tried growing tulips, they are easy!  Though if in Zones 8 and above, treat them as annuals.  This two-toned beauty is named Kees Nelis.  They last well cut, and even continue growing in a vase.  Try adding the petals to a salad...they are edible.  Really, they are!
Well, it's a gorgeous day so this gardener is headin' out to limb up and clean up.
Enjoy this first day of Spring, y'all!


  1. What pretty, pretties all that color together can't help but make ya smile.
    hugs and happy spring, Cherry

  2. I knew that was a home and garden show, because spring seems to have forgotten to arrive!

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