Another one and only

Of all the irises in our woodland garden, this was the only one that bloomed this year. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day.

First Iris

We walked out the back door this morning to find the first iris of the season in bloom.  Last Spring not a single one of our iris plants bloomed, so this one was a welcome sight… “Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own…” (Charles Dickens)

Into the valley and back again: My first outings

Home from the hospital now for a little over two weeks, I am recovering well from my medical emergency, although not as quickly as I would like to.  I still am on a restricted diet and have lost a good bit of weight.  People remark about how pale I look.  Although I feel almost back…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: The Season of Spring

The azaleas continue to bloom…   This year the wild white azalea has opened as well…     Irises are blooming…       The snowball bush has opened up…   The Southern magnolia is getting ready…   And it all needs to be watered… For more on this photo challenge, see Related articles Cee’s…