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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – May 2011

Lots of action right now in the garden. The bulbs have pretty well all faded and it’s mostly new plants carrying my garden through May as my established plants are all in bud and getting close to opening by the … Continue reading

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New Plants

Just because I haven’t been posting as much recently doesn’t mean I haven’t been up to my old ways of hoarding plants. Even though my garden is distinctly full right now I’ve managed to collect the following: Asarum canadense – … Continue reading


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Iris bucharica in Steroescopic 3D

It has been a while since my last one of these. This sort of happened by accident as I was shooting things in my yard. Going through the pictures after I noticed how similar the two shots were and decided … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – April 2011

Compared to last April I can see we’re still a little behind last year, but clearly all the new bulbs I planted in the fall are making my April garden much more interesting. The patch of Daffodils I showed last … Continue reading

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Some spring bulbs

Sorry to everyone who lives anywhere warm, but this is the first day I’ve actually seen flowers open in my own yard so it’s pretty exciting. Galanthus nivalis This has been showing “colour” for a long time but just when … Continue reading

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Canada Blooms 2011 Part 2 – Tulips

The biggest thing about Canada Blooms just might be that it means spring is right around the corner. And with it come the bulbs. Here are a few of the Tulip pictures I took this year: This purple one on … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, February 2011

February’s Bloom Day brought to you by the hardworking Gesneriad family, as usual. There are no plants easier to get blooms year round than members of this family. Streptocarpus ‘Bristol’s Jumpin’ Jack’ Aeschynanthus radicans Kohleria ‘Green Goblin’ Saintpaulia ‘Rebel’s Splatter … Continue reading

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Another new bulb – Iris bucharica

This sort of jumped out at me today and I had to pick one up without hesitation (or any research). Iris bucharica(Photo by Michael Wolf used under CC license from here.) The leaves are so un-Iris-like I’d have never guessed … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season… for bulbs.

In my front yard around my Hosta ‘Captain Kirk’ I’ll be planting this combination of bulbs. Iris reticulata cvv. Crocus chrysanthus ‘Romance’ (I’ve planted this one before and been very impressed with the show it puts on. I think I … Continue reading

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Bulbs are here!

Setting up bulbs today, what to buy…I’m thinking at least Iris reticulata, Snowdrops and possibly some sort of Allium, will have to see once everything’s been unpacked. Sort of unrelated but late last night I walked past a large grouping … Continue reading

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