There is a bounty of blooming flowers and lush growth in my garden right now. I’m sharing it at our little garden party hosted by Carol at May Dreams Gardens . I hope you all will enjoy my garden tour.
My Korean Spice bush still has a lovely scent, but the flowers are on their way out.
The last of my tulips and daffodils. You can also see little daisies that I let bloom in my grass.
My lilacs are still in bloom. I have a very old lilac that is more like a tree than a bush.
My white bleeding hearts and jack-in-the-pulpit are still holding their own in my woodland garden.
We had a lovely rain Wednesday night and after being well-watered, several flowers popped open. This is a spring favorite, called dames rocket. If you want to know a little more about the flower, I have more info in a posting I wrote from last year; A Rose by any other Name .
My luneria or money plant blooms at this time as well. You can see the similarity between the two. Of course the luneria has the lovely seed pods for fall interest. If you look closely, you can see a couple of them forming.
I believe this flowering shrub is a honeysuckle bush, though I’ve never noticed any scent. The birds love to eat the berries in the fall. If anyone can verify the name for me, I’d really appreciate it.
The star of Bethlehem, little forget-me-nots and lily of the valley: all flowering in my lawn. When they are done blooming, I just mow them down…well, not the lilies of the valley – they end up as ground cover.
I love my pansies this year… so pretty.
My dogwood isn’t known for its blossoms but the red stems on it look great in the winter.
A columbine, just about ready to pop open.
I’ve got some beautiful hostas…
and gorgeous ferns.
And the Fearless Marauder, peaking at me through my hydrangea vine leaves, looking for a handout.