“Snowdrops: Theirs is the fragile but hardy celebration … in the very teeth of winter.” – Louise Wilder
Calm reigns in our garden. It’s the end of November. Today, there are almost no leaves on the trees.
Do you like sunshine and being protected from the wind? Dahlia, this colorful spiky perennial, this beloved elegant garden flower that is native to Mexico, definitely does.
In Pozba, our small village in the South-West region of Slovakia, summer for me mostly means relaxing, but there is also working around our house and garden, visiting family and friends, and eating lots of delicious local foods.
Have you heard about the goddess of the rainbow from Greek mythology? You could think about her often – just plant some irises in your garden.
The hanging clusters and the light sweet fragrance of wisteria amaze me during its flowering season. We are lucky to have this woody climbing vine (Wisteria sinensis) over the arch of the entry to our courtyard. Here are a few shots to give you a taste of its beauty.
Earlier, I mentioned here on the blog, that the tulip doesn’t occupy a very prominent place among my favorite flowers. However, from time to time I can hardly get enough of their beauty. I am astonished at their diversity, both in color and form. There are close to one hundred species and thousands of breeds of tulips.
I let these tulips speak for themselves. Hagyom, hogy ezek a tulipánok önmagukért beszéljenek.
Once it’s sprinkling rain, other times light breeze, and more and more often bright sunshine. Flowers, flowering trees – whites, pinks, yellows, reds, blues, and purples. The smell and the colors of spring. Pictures instead of words.
The blanket of snow has been missing from Seattle gardens this January. The weather is quite mild and of course there is rain. In the gardens, there are trees with bare branches and occasional seed pods or dry leaves on them, providing food for visiting birds.