Tag: Purple Hyacinths

Chalking it Up: Happy Spring Blooms!

We’re enjoying some welcome 70 degree temperatures our first week of spring that has my palms itching to dig in the dirt! Our frost date is April 15th so I’m biding my time and satisfying my craving for flowers with spring bulbs. . . Hyacinths and Daffodils and chalkboard blooms on my Potting Shed door. I was able to…

Chalking It Up To Welcome Spring

Happy first day of Spring! I’m chalking it up to welcome Spring on my Potting Shed door! We’ve had some beautiful spring weather here in North Carolina with temperatures 70s and 80s in the last couple of weeks, more typical of May than March. We’re chiller this morning, with temperatures in the 40s and 30s today and…

In the Potting Shed: Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life

I’m joining The Novel Bakers for Beatrix Potter (and Bunny!) Week. Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Classic Children’s Tales by Marta McDowell  Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life is the first book to explore the origins of Beatrix Potter’s love of gardening and plants and show how this passion came to be reflected…