The First Day of Spring

Just a regular prunus, however this was in such poor condition when I moved in that a number of neighbours encouraged me to have it removed with the other shrubs. So glad I gave it a few more years to turn around.

Just a regular prunus, however this was in such poor condition when I moved in that a number of neighbours encouraged me to have it removed with the other shrubs. So glad I gave it a few more years to turn around.

… and what a beautiful day it was.

It’s now so rewarding to be working in the garden as the results pay off visibly and quickly.

Two Manchurian Pears flank the front entry path. So pretty blossoming, but please now just grow!

Two Manchurian Pears flank the front entry path. So pretty blossoming, but please now just grow!

Here’s a few glimpses of the garden responding to the new season of growth. Remember that all these plants are very new. Most plants are only a year or less old.

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One of the azaleas – they seem to be doing so well but have only been planted throughout the year.

 

The Quince is gunning it - one of the 'oldest' plants, seeing its second spring.

The Quince is gunning it – one of the ‘oldest’ plants, seeing its second spring.

 

A daffodil show. Nice to see you all coming up!

A daffodil show. Nice to see you all coming up!

 

Madame Alfred Carriere - first with new buds and dong the right thing by reaching over the wall

Madame Alfred Carriere – first with new buds and dong the right thing by reaching over the wall

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