Bright pink Quince

The bright pink Flowering Quince is now in bloom, and the leaves have appeared. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

“White stuff”

While half of the United States is dealing with heavy snows, blizzard conditions, power outages, and other weather-related issues, the other half, which is where I live, is experiencing record-breaking warm temperatures. We are seeing a different sort of “white stuff”… “A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It…

Flowering Quince #3 finally blooms

The third of the three Flowering Quince bushes in my woodland garden has finally bloomed. Its blossoms have much more of a peach-colored tint than the other two. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

Changing colors

Watching the changing colors of the blooms on my Flowering Quince bushes has been interesting this year, especially in light of the freezing rain and snow we’ve had since they first began to bloom for the season. The Flowering Quince that bloomed in January was a fuchsia color at first… Two months later it is…

Flowering Quince Number 2 in bloom

The second of my three Flowering Quince bushes is now showing off its white-tinged-with-pink blooms. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

After the winter storm

The Flowering Quince (which for reasons unknown has bloomed in the dead of winter these past few years) made it through Winter Storm Izzy. The blooms that were already open are drooping and lifeless, but the buds look as if they may open up soon. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

In the dead of winter…

Once again this year my Flowering Quince bushes are blooming in the dead of winter. The buds and blooms have survived many nights of below freezing temperatures. We have what may prove to be a severe winter storm coming this weekend. I hope the Quince survive the ice and snow that are predicted to be…


I love winter, but I know that many (maybe most) people don’t. So for those of you longing for Spring, it’s beginning to emerge…

Flowering Quince

We have three quince bushes, each one producing a different color bloom. They began blooming in the winter and are all done now. The smallest bush has these beautiful peach-colored blooms. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day.