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Gardening season begins...

Tag: garden, Rhododendron, species tulips, spring

... here in the Great White North.  Despite some unseasonably very warm, dry weather a few weeks ago, cooler temperatures and much-needed rain have returned.  Flowers are blooming about 2 to 3 weeks ahead of what's considered normal around here, so the change in temperature will keep them around longer to enjoy. 

I'm still discovering the vegetation at our new house.   Much to my delight, the previous owners had planted some Scilla and species tulips in the front garden and lawn.  The Scilla have already peaked, but I did manage to take some pictures of the tulips today while I was waiting for a load of topsoil and pine mulch to be delivered.

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Spring is in the air!

Tag: blooms, crocus, flowers, spring

After having woken with a debilitating migraine on Tuesday and calling in sick; it eventually passed and I decided to pop out into the garden to get a few photos in the mild February weather as well as doing a spot of planting as my decking is slowly beginning to overflow with plants.

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