After last year’s record cold spring, the pleasant string of weekends has our garden insanely full of flowers, bees, and birds looking to make nests.
With the day bright and a car to get there, Skagit Valley was a swell place to play hookie for the day and get in some miles on the bike.
When the garden outside seems grim and the weather unforgivingly bleak, there’s always bulbs to be forced.
The cyclamen have started blooming! While it doesn’t feel like winter, it’s a sure sign that winter is on it’s way.
Our garden looks most English in June, so it’s fitting that my favorite plant this time of year is the yellow climbing rose.
We have may have missed some of the daffodils, but with our late Seattle spring, the garden looked amazing when we arrived home from Japan.
As summer starts to fade, the poppies lose their prominence to Black-eyed Susans. It’s lovely.
Hardly bereft of beauty, the winter garden is filled with subtle pleasures.
Some of my summer favorites.
Eye-catching red plays an important role in the garden.
Starting with nothing but square yard lined with arborvitae, we headed toward our July wedding and summer BBQ season with a vision: flowering madness and food to eat.
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