May flowers

After a week of gray, cold, rainy weather, there was a brief respite and the sun came out.  I spent all weekend outside digging plants to donate to my garden club plant sale and moving a few things around.

Last night when the rains ended there was a beautiful rainbow…

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…and lovely evening glow

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Esther enjoyed the cool green grass

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Lilacs are in full bloom

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Today was a gorgeous day to work outside..a nice breeze kept the black flies away.  The little chicken wire cages I made to protect the tulips from the rabbits are working

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Bluebells

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Epimedium

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Tiarella

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Iris koreana ‘Firefly Shuffle’

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Anemones from friend Laura S. plus iris, burgundy colored Heuchera, ‘Thalia’ white narcissus and an emerging Hosta ‘Marmalade’

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Mama cardinal sitting on her nest in a cedar tree by the porch

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This is why I live in New England  .. spring is just awesome…….

 

 

 

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