Well, it’s May and it’s been snowing in my backyard…snowing blossoms from the apple tree, that is! My little dog, Sophie, is puzzled by all the white stuff covering the lawn. I wonder what is going through her mind as she sniffs them all. © Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.
Anticipation! After several days of rain, the tulips in my gardens shot up tall. Just waiting for them to open. Good things come to those who wait! © Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.
Poppies are fleeting…they’re in their prime for only a brief moment in time. These photos would’ve been better taken the day before, and on a calm day…but this was still better than waiting until next year. You can see the age in the petals yet the blooms are only a few days old. I only… Continue reading Poppies!
Sunny irises in my front yard. Last year there were five blooms…this year there were twenty! Woo-hoo! © Rita Jacques 2018 Windsor, Ontario.
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.
Gotta enjoy the tulips while they last! Nothing says springtime like tulips! Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2018.
It starts innocently enough, the way many soft addictions do. I tell my Mom I’ll pop by the garden centre to buy her mulch. But, while I’m there…my heart quickens and endorphins are boosted as I take in all the plants and seed packages and flowers surrounding me. I forget all about the mulch until… Continue reading If You’re Married to a Gardener…