April/May Garden 2012
The garden is just starting to come to life . . . and although it doesn't wear its finest garb until late June and early July, it's just enough though to get me excited about the gardening season.
Medium (1,000 - 5,000 sq ft.)
1 of 18: Tulips and iberis in the post-light garden . . .
2 of 18: A close-up of the iberis . . .
3 of 18: Ground phlox and iberis along the front path . . .
4 of 18: Ground phlox also provide early color on the hill garden . . .
5 of 18: These hyacinths are the first to bloom in the patio garden . . .
6 of 18: More hyacinths in the patio garden . . .
7 of 18: 'Spring Green' tulips . . .
8 of 18: I love the color of these tulips. They're called 'Attila' . . .
9 of 18: Johnny jump-ups and violas that reseed themselves every year . . .
10 of 18: Narcissus 'Ice King' . . .
11 of 18: Bleeding heart -- one of my favorites . . .
12 of 18: A white version of grape hyacinths . . .
13 of 18: More tulips in the patio garden . . .
14 of 18: Azaleas beginning to bloom on the hill . . .
15 of 18: By mid-May, there are many more things blooming -- irises, catmint, salvia, huechera, cranesbill, just to mention a few . . .
17 of 18: A view of our patio and the garden on the hill behind our house . . .