© Rita Jacques 2020 My backyard–stay home, stay safe!
More photos of the purple and white blooms in my garden! Just too pretty not to share. Although, somehow the purple irises look blue in the sunlight. ©Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.
Winter. Not my favourite season. It’s cold. It’s wet. It’s sloppy. You can’t wear shorts although I saw my mailman doing so in a blizzard the other day! You have to ditch sandals and flip-flops to wear boots. And you can’t garden or go inline-skating. My passions. But I’m changing my attitude. I didn’t realize… Continue reading Winter…Brrr! Grrr?
Columbine the same shade as the irises blooming right now. The nice thing about having a mostly perennial garden is looking forward to the appearance of different flowers. Each plant has its own heyday! © Rita Jacques 2018 Windsor, Ontario.
Check out the springtime blooms! Tulips! And, more tulips! Plus, some grape hyacinths, just for fun! My garden, in Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2018.
Here’s a hyacinth for you! Welcome, spring! Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2018.
After the rain! My front yard, Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2018.
I consider myself a half-decent gardener but for some reason my forsythia bush stopped blooming about ten years ago. Maybe even longer. Actually, it only bloomed the year I bought it! The first time I saw no blossoms, I convinced myself it was just a late bloomer. But, yellow flowers never appeared. I chalked it… Continue reading Be a ‘Real’ Gardener!
Anticipation! Hyacinth, not yet in bloom, in my front yard. Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2018.
Yay! First daffodils of the season. Photo taken on a day of snow flurries, then rain, and finally the sun burst through the sky. Welcome, springtime! © Rita Jacques 2018