With the snow finally melted, I cleaned up my yard and put in the first round of plants. I am enjoying these colorful violas while getting some garden exercise and nature therapy at home.
Here are some hardy flowers in my garden right now. It is still too early here in northern Arizona to plant everything I would like, especially considering we got some snow this week. I took these photos a few days before the snowfall. They are (clockwise) Osteospermum, Marigold, Viola, and Spanish Lavender.
Around March 20th in the Northern Hemisphere is the spring equinox, which means that there is about 12 hours of daylight. This light will increase daily as the season passes into summer. That means it is time to play outside more, plant flowers and garden goods, a very encouraging time of year. The first day of Spring… Read More SPRING!
Viola’s are early blooming perennial plants. They are mostly grown in the northern hemisphere and there are over 500 different species in the world. They vary greatly in colors. Here are a couple I planted in my garden.