The Mountain Laurel was glorious this year. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day As always: Slava Ukraini! Слава Україні!
These volunteer Siberian Iris are in the garden behind the house I inherited and have now sold. Will the new owners leave them there, or will they tear out the entire area and put in a swimming pool? Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day As always: Slava Ukraini! Слава Україні!
Seeing this particular Southern Magnolia tree bloom for the last time… It is in front of the house my sister and I inherited, the house in which we grew up. But the house has now sold. We will close the sale next Thursday, and I heard the new owners say they plan to widen the…
Sweet Mock Orange
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A gallery of azaleas
There are only a few blooms left, but the azaleas were lovely until they were battered by the heavy rains. As always: Слава Україні !! Героям слава!! #StandForUkraine
Snowball Bush #2
When the Snowball Viburnum begins to bloom, all of the blooms are green. (https://unexpectedincommonhours.com/2023/03/25/snowball-bush-2/) I promised to post more photos when the blooms turn white, and here they are… Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day
Very small wildflowers that were growing on my property. Unfortunately, they’re gone now after mowing in the front and some clean-up behind the house. “I’m going to give you a handful of wildflowers so, each petal that falls will remind you that the earth breathes, and the moon rises.” (Carolyn Riker)
Clematis in the Carolina Jessamine
I love to see this every year. The volunteer Clematis blooms at the same time as the Carolina Jessamine. This may be the last year I get to see this, however, as I plan to put the property on the market soon.
Sitting here just now, reading blog posts in my WordPress Reader, I had a visitor. This sweet little bird continues to come to the window in the back door to see what’s going on inside.