aspenhill's blog: Off Season Musings - Garden Areas (Side Yard Spring Bulb Bed)

Posted on Dec 27, 2015 1:23 AM

After planning and planting this bed in the fall of 2014, I was anxious to see how it would work out this past spring. Wonder of wonders, the tulips actually bloomed when the weeping cherry did. Admittedly is was only a two day overlap and at the fleeting end of the cherry blossoms, but still... The overlap with the redbud was at least two weeks though. All in all, I was very happy with the results. I'm not sure how old the weeping cherry is, but it is a sight to see in its maturity. Maybe this winter I'll find the receipt when I continue the endless quest to organize my garden notes. The little new redbud looks like a dwarf in comparison, but give it time. The garden seemed to be missing something, and it was Mike's idea to relocate a curved grey concrete bench from another garden area. It looks much better in its new location under the cherry tree and gives me a nice place to sit and enjoy the surroundings.

Thumb of 2015-12-27/aspenhill/d00d50 Thumb of 2015-12-27/aspenhill/578a6f
Thumb of 2015-12-27/aspenhill/188a3f Thumb of 2015-12-27/aspenhill/57ea2e Thumb of 2015-12-27/aspenhill/16fc4d
Thumb of 2015-12-27/aspenhill/481031 Thumb of 2015-12-27/aspenhill/39cc51 Thumb of 2015-12-27/aspenhill/bdb21a
Thumb of 2015-12-27/aspenhill/3932b8 Thumb of 2015-12-27/aspenhill/8eb6ee

By the time I got all those tulip bulbs planted last fall, it was pretty late in the season and I didn't get a chance to mulch. This spring and summer, I had lots of gardening help from Mike's brothers and sister. They helped me mulch and edge this Spring Bulb Bed while the tulips were still in bloom. Really turned out nice.

Lowell and Bonnie ------------------------------ Bonnie and Mike ------------------------------ Lowell and Richard
Thumb of 2015-12-27/aspenhill/d485a0 Thumb of 2015-12-27/aspenhill/0fb4c8 Thumb of 2015-12-27/aspenhill/43f858

Give a thumbs up

Post a new thread about this blog entry:


Your message:

Upload an image - -

smily acorn grouphug glare tongue_smilie blushing drool angry rolleyes hurray tiphat bigear biggrin greengrin nodding blinking confused crying grumbling sad doh hearts rofl thumbsdown thumbsup cross_finger whistling lol angel shrug iagree thankyou welcome sigh

« View aspenhill's blog

Member Login:



[ Join now ]

Today's site banner is by plantmanager and is called "My Happy Hibiscus"