With all the wet weather we've had here recently I haven't spent much time outside walking around my yard and observing all the changes that are occurring, so the past couple of days have been filled with delightful surprises.
|The mason bees are now outside in their|
|My neighbour's beautiful rhododendron is already blooming.|
|Our Japanese maple in macro.|
|One of my favourite spring flowers, the peony, is emerging.|
|The name of this bush escapes me, but my|
daughters think fairies live in the flowers.
|I cut the grass for the first time this year.|
|The Japanese maple is covered in these|
reverse black and red ladybugs.
|The ladybugs in macro.|
|The strawberries are coming back.|
|My garlic bed is doing very well. Excitement!|
|The hyacinths are blooming (and I am sneezing).|
|Daffodils make me happy.|
|My number one favourite spring flower,|
lupins, have begun to grow.
|The raspberries have taken over the back|
of my garden.
|Every year I am grateful for hardy kale, the only|
vegetable from my winter garden to survive the
multiple cold snaps we had.
Happy spring everyone!