Category Archives: Garden

Early Spring Flowers in my Garden

While we don’t have the cold snowy winter weather here in the central valley of California, it has been cold (for us), damp, and foggy here this winter.  The sun finally came out for a few days last week, and … Continue reading

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Early December Iris Blooming in my Garden

The ongoing project to dig up all of the ugly brown iris that had overtaken our front flower garden is finally starting to pay off!  It seems that one year the new iris plants that I bought were re-blooming iris.  This winter … Continue reading

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My Iris are Blooming!

My Iris are Blooming!  I love the mix of colors in this clump of the old, established plants. Here is one of the new ones, a gorgeous purple and white.  Too bad it’s been eaten up by the snails, there’s … Continue reading

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My Redbud Tree is Blooming

My uncle gave me this tree about 25 years ago, he grew it from a seed that he got from a redbud tree that was in my mother’s pasture in Oklahoma.  When he gave it to me it was just a … Continue reading

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Fall Flowers in my Garden

Here it is almost the middle of October and I still have flowers blooming in my garden, I love living here in central California!  Most surprising of all is a beautiful white Iris: Right next to the iris, my pink … Continue reading

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My Spider Lily is Blooming

I love these flowers, they just appear out of nowhere in the fall like magic.  One day I will see a little shoot coming up, and before you know it, there are flowers blooming where there was nothing before.  And the shoots … Continue reading

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My Iris are Blooming!

It’s  finally Spring and my Iris are blooming!  For the past 3 years we have been working on digging out all of the ugly brown iris, and planting new and pretty iris in their place.  And some of the new … Continue reading

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