Tag: Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Dawn’
Upon a May Night: Fire and Ice Follies
Â Fire & Ice Follies Upon a May Night: Enjoying Narcicissus ‘Ice Follies’ & Dan Snow’s Fire Sculpture After a Day of Work in the Garden Now that spring has finally sprung, I find myself caught in a familiar pattern of Â Maytime, garden design madness. There’s so much I want to see, and so very much […]Read More
May Merriment . . .
Pulmonaria longifolia ‘Raspberry Splash’ Greets the First Day of May Welcome beautiful, light-hearted, May. Named for the Greek goddess Maia, this is the month of springtime flowers. Fragrance, color, warmth and soft light; it seems each and every morning, when I step into the garden, something new awaits. It’s time for May merriment, and a […]Read More
Sweet Anticipation: April’s First Blush
Â Anticipating the Intoxicating Scent of Â Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Dawn’ It’s April first, and foolishly —thinking that surely we’ve seen the last of snow— we’re tempted to rush forward with our early season chores. And then —often without the slightest provocation or warning— Spring turns a cold cheek. Over the years, I’ve learned that in early […]Read More
First Hints of a Changing Season . . .
April’s Promise: Beloved Blossoms on My Bodnant Viburnum (Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Dawn’). Read More About this Beauty in My Previous Post Here The first hints of a changing season: warm breezes from the south and silvery pussy willow catkins, soft against the skin, flirty pink buds on my favorite viburnum and the taste of sweet […]Read More
Of Raindrops & Moody Morning Skies…
Raindrops on Spring Blossoms at the Secret Garden Door (Viburnum bodnantense ‘Dawn’) Rain Mixed with Snow & Sleet in the Blushing Hills of Southern Vermont But Even the Greyest of Days Still Glow: Spicebush Filled with Golden Buds of Promise (read more about Lindera benzoin by clicking here) Well, it seems that Spring has decided […]Read More