Tuesday, May 17, 2011


"Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are."

~ Alfred Austin

Unfurling Ostrich Fern 'Fiddleheads'
(Matteuccia struthiopteris)

Ivory tulip


Rock Garden


Double tulip 'Angelique'


Tulip Princess Irene

Dwarf Iris

Flowering Crabapple Tree

Apple Blossoms

Bergenia and Sweet Woodruff

Wildflower Bed

Variegated Solomon's Seal
(Polygonatum biflorum)

Lady Fern, Trillium, and Sweet Woodruff

Yellow Lady's Slipper
(Cypripedium Calceolus L.)

Jack in the Pulpit
(Arisaema Triphyllum)

Gold Heart Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis 'Gold Heart')
Cowslip (Primula veris)
Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema Triphyllum)

Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica)

Ferns, Hosta, and Azalea

"All through the long winter I dream of my garden. On the first warm day of spring I dig my fingers deep into the soft earth. I can feel its energy, and my spirits soar."

~ Helen Hayes

Thursday, May 05, 2011

'UNFURLING SPRING' (Early May Garden)

"I love spring anywhere,
but if I could choose
I would always greet it in a garden."

~ Ruth Stout

"My garden is my favorite teacher."

~ Betsy CaƱas Garmon