FRIDAY FLOWERS: PURPLE IN THE GARDEN

It’s that glorious color in the garden: a mix of purple and deep blue! These are Columbine. They were here when we arrived, although I swear they were a lighter blue! But over the last five years they have multiplied and self-sown in many spots in several of my terrace gardens. I love love love […]

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THE TULIPS: ALL IS WELL!!

My tulip panic was for naught! Yes, they came up very early and in a new, strange way due to the early warm weather here followed by a normal cooler cycle but in the end, they have been just fine. It IS difficult to put together three varieties and have them all bloom within a […]

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FRIDAY FLOWERS: WHAT HAPPENED TO THE TULIPS?

I planted them on November 30th which is just about my usual time.  And all was fine…until February when we had that early spring! Suddenly the temperatures soared for days on end and the ground warmed up long before it was supposed to. The poor tulips were so confused and never had their full time of […]