All Things Gardening forum: What a difference a day makes at this time of year

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Name: Larry
Enterprise, Al. 36330 (Zone 8b)
Region: Alabama Composter Garden Photography Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Identifier Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Apr 5, 2014 7:53 AM CST
Went out to look at the garden this morning and was amazed at how much things had changed just since yesterday. Now I realize all this did not actually just happen in a day, but even though I call myself looking very closely at the plants everyday, even though I pull dead leaves and deadhead the blooms, there are just so many little things I fail to notice. Today I have my first rose bloom of the year. I also have an Iris blooming that was just planted this year in a mixture of bulbs, plus I have an Iris almost ready to bloom that has been planted for two years, and my Columbine that I planted well over two years ago is getting ready to bloom finally, don't remember for sure what kind it is but believe I have narrowed it down to two possibilities, then there is always that chance it was something else I planted in some of those seed mixture packets. Anyhow I was just so excited after looking at the garden this morning and seeing how well it is coming along I just had to crow a little bit.
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Name: David Paul
(Zone 9b)
Cat Lover Hibiscus Seed Starter Native Plants and Wildflowers Vegetable Grower Region: Florida
Miniature Gardening Keeper of Poultry Herbs Foliage Fan Farmer Dragonflies
Apr 5, 2014 11:36 AM CST
We'll all be "crowing" soon and you well know that! Smiling

Beautiful pictures! Thumbs up
Name: Caroline Scott
Calgary (Zone 4a)
Charter ATP Member Region: Canadian Bulbs Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters Lilies
Peonies Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Garden Ideas: Master Level
Apr 5, 2014 12:01 PM CST
Nice pictures.
No flowers here yet.
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Service dogs: Angels with paws.
Dragonflies Dog Lover Bookworm I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Photography Bee Lover
Plays in the sandbox Butterflies Region: Texas Garden Sages I sent a postcard to Randy! Charter ATP Member
Apr 5, 2014 12:31 PM CST
Good stuff. Smiling
"Every life has a death, and every light a shadow. Be content to stand in the light, and let the shadow fall where it will." Mary Stewart

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