I know Mother's Day is Sunday. This pretty teacup and saucer came my way this weekend and the garden flowers were blooming, peonies were getting fatter, sweet peas are mostly planted and I thought I would share a bit. I framed the cup and saucer in PicMonkey. The rest of the pictures are collages made with iPiccy.
Bachelor buttons and tulips.
Rhododendron in bloom (east side was winter damaged)
First oriental poppy blossom of the year and first poppy of the year.
Today I dug out weeds in the small blueberry bed and planted sweet pea plants as well as sweet pea seeds. Tomorrow I will add green peas to the mix. They are soaking right now. They grow well together on the same supports. Peaches found the bone she has been working on and DGS carefully weeded vine weed from the peonies and tulips. He has very good hands and eyes for weeding and we have many discussions about bugs, little white egg clusters and earthworms and what is and isn't a weed while we are working.
This grouping is lily of the valley (I think, they are very large plants), bleeding hearts (I think), peony and various herbs.
I think I can see ants on that peony. I am going out to see if I need to spray with something natural. My garden areas are small and right now very full of weeds and dandelions and grass with roots that grow deep and wide. You would be (well, I am anyway) amazed at the sheer volume of chick weed, dandelions, buttercups, rogue grass and much more that needs to be removed from the garden beds.
Hope DS picks up the lawnmower tomorrow (in for a full tune up) so the grass can be tidied. I think I will have another session with the weedeater, no rain is scheduled for the next few days.
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