Why Are All the First Spring Blooms Yellow?

The yellow Crocuses were the first blooms I spotted this year. They were fully open on the 15th of February. I also saw some Winter Aconite in bloom shortly after the Crocuses. It’s no wonder that we have blooms this early, we just lived through the fourth warmest February in the global climate record (NOAA,Continue reading “Why Are All the First Spring Blooms Yellow?”

August Blooms in the Garden

It was a hot August for most of us, and despite the blazing temperatures, we still had some beautiful blooms throughout the month. I have chosen plants that can perform through the heat and drought because I like to enjoy blooms throughout the growing season. Allium, Agastache, Lupines, Hibiscus, Rudbeckia, Passiflora, Echinacea, Buddleia and LavenderContinue reading “August Blooms in the Garden”

Perfect Outdoor Gardening Gifts for Mother’s Day

If you are looking for a Mother’s Day gift for a special gardener in your life, this blog is for you. I’ve included links below to give you an idea of what is out there. Also, I’ll try and list these from least expensive to most expensive. Hopefully you’ll find that to be helpful… #10Continue reading “Perfect Outdoor Gardening Gifts for Mother’s Day”