The first Iris to bloom in my garden are
old varieties that are common in this area.
The deep purple and the white Iris can
be found along old homesteads, along
downtowns and even in the woods where
a home may have stood.
To me the Iris is the Lady of the Garden
or the Ballerina. There’s an air about
an Iris of elegance and grace.
In my garden walk I was thrilled
to see the Heleboros continuing to do well.
I love to see the color of new leaves on
rose bushes – from bright green to deep red.
We had to take down this arbor last year
when my husband painted the house.
The rosebush had to be cut back severely – but
there’s a good bit of new growth. Sometimes
a good cutting can start a plant over again –
perhaps even better.
The Forsythia is filling out nicely, but I will
have to tame them – their spreading and wandering
in that corner.
These little blue flowers are lovely, but tend to
weep easily – I may have to interplant them with the daffodils to give them support.
The pansies and violets are filling in nicely –
showing me their happy faces.
We have had some strong winds along with thunderstorms, there’s actually heavy rain expected today. The winds
knocked over this sweet statue – she was nicked a
I have taken in some of the Iris and Forsythia from the garden
for arrangements – I played around with location.
Which do you like?
I have made a couple more arrangements
Thank you so much for stopping by,
I do appreciate your visits.
I will be hosting a special
A Return to Loveliness
Celebrate Spring with Victoria
on Tuesday March 22.
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I am sharing this Garden Notebook
A Southern Daydreamer
Wishing you a very Delightsome day.