Spring Diary!

 

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Veggie garden’s ready in case I ever get ready. I did already put some lettuce and peas in on the left.
Only super hardy stuff goes in now. We can’t do our regular planting (tomatoes etc) until after Memorial Day.
Short growing season in Vermont.

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Compost is ready and waiting.

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Lupine are coming up. They are SO hardy.There are hundreds of them in the front field. Looks amazing in early June!

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The front garden has already got blooms in it and everything else is growing like mad. 

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And the winner is…. the first tulip opened today.

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Columbine will be in bloom in another month. They spread on their own so there’s a bunch of this.

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This lilac is making flowers for the first time this year. It’s neighbor is still flowerless. Maybe next year.

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Lots of Lilies. There are also miles of bee balm along this fence as well as berries and lupine and a very hardy delphinium.

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Is this bucolic enough? I love this ancient Maple tree down by our mailbox.

But best of all, my favorite flowers are STILL here

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Tasha, now 14 1/2 which is insanely old for a Newfie.

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And Daisy, the puppy in the house. She’s 13 1/2.

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One thought on “Spring Diary!

  1. Looks wonderful. I’ve spent the last few weekends putting in three raised beds. I’m gonna put in a seeds this weekend (I hope).On earth day had to cut down an old dying maple. What irony.

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