Flowers Are A Bloomin’
May 3, 2008
There’s so much going on in the flower beds, it seems every day there is something new. I decided to take some pictures of how everything looked yesterday morning after a couple of mornings of light frost.
Darwin Hybrid Apeldoorn Tulip:
One of the tulips has a busted bloom:
Here’s a cheery double Narcissus ‘Dick Wilden’ bloom:
Some blue grape hyacinth muscari armeniacum:
I’ve never planted bulbs before and last year I used the guideline on the back of the packages for spacing and depth. The depth was fine though my spacing is another matter entirely. Here is some very orderly and sparse large-cupped Narcissus ‘Gigantic Star’ and ‘Ice Follies’:
I mean, really, this looks like a newbie mistake, especially since not all of them came up. I’m thinking of digging them up after they’ve finished blooming and spacing them closer together so that they aren’t so sparse. I’ve been looking around at other gardens in my neighbourhood and really like the clumping effect of most of the spring blooms.
Lungwort is still hanging in there:
Apple tree blossoms about to emerge:
Dwarf tulipa is growing up:
Allium ‘Gladiator’ is doing well:
I still haven’t seen any of the anemone that I planted and the package says that it blooms in early spring. If they haven’t come up by now I’m not sure if they’ll come up at all. Maybe I bought a package of duds.