FRIDAY FLOWERS: TIME FOR THE HELLEBORES

Hellebores A sure sign that winter is ending and spring is just around the corner. I had barely even heard of these magnificent flowers until I moved to North Carolina! Where had I been, right? The range of colors and the carefree attention shown these perennials is remarkable. I inherited some very simple, basic, white […]

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IN A VASE ON MONDAY: LOTS OF GREEN

It’s Monday and, once again, time to link up to Cathy at Rambling in the Garden and her popular meme, “In a Vase on Monday.” Today I chose some beautiful Viburnum carlesii, Hellebore foetidus, Hellebore silver lace, and a petite white Jonquil. I put them in a silver cup that had belonged to my Grandfather. It […]

FRIDAY FLOWERS

It’s that time of year, once again…. time for the Hellebores to show their stuff! And, I mean that quite literally. My poor Hellebores were hidden under layers of huge, heavy leaves until I finally cleared them this morning. What a lovely sight to see the pale pink and white, fragile, gentle flowers emerge. An […]