One reason I am starting early is that I don't have many flowers in my deck pots right now. I want to fill them with cheerful winter hardy flowers.

One reason I am starting early is that I don't have many flowers in my deck pots right now. I want to fill them with cheerful winter hardy flowers.

I had a happy surprise, seeing two bulbs blooming in my kitchen garden. They are both some variety of daffodil. Since they looked lonely out there, in two different beds, I brought them together in our bedroom.

Setting up for Spring

I searched for good dirt in the compost with my shovel. I hoed two empty garden beds and made rows. With my trowel I made holes for garlic bulbs in the beds, and buried tulip and daffodil bulbs in my pots and kitchen boxes.

Setting up for Spring

I searched for good dirt in the compost with my shovel. I hoed two empty garden beds and made rows. With my trowel I made holes for garlic bulbs in the beds, and buried tulip and daffodil bulbs in my pots and kitchen boxes.

Most of our lilies bloomed months ago. These are in a partly shaded area. That's my explanation for why they are blooming now...

I started a few of these Dragon Breath from seed last year. They must have reseeded themselves, because this spring they came up all over the place,

I started a few of these Dragon Breath from seed last year. They must have reseeded themselves, because this spring they came up all over the place,

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