A garden stroll on Easter

A garden tour from this Easter afternoon:

Viburnum buds continue to progress. And I realize just how many ornamental grasses I have based on their need to constantly photo bomb:

See what I mean?

What is interesting with these Mt Hood daffodils is how the trumpets start off yellow and eventually settle in pure white:

The Summer Snowflake blooms are appearing in bunches now, but I was more intrigued by the early evening sun on these bulbs:

More and more leafing out on the trees:

The lilac shrubs have shown signs of life for the first time:  

The peonies continue to emerge and unfurl:

I planted two Leymus (Blue Lyme Grass) ‘Blue Dune’ in containers last summer and let them overwinter outdoors. They didn’t take long to appear again this spring:

The Dappled Willow (Salix ‘Hakuro-nishiki’) has fully leafed out and looks better than ever:

The tulips I overwintered in the garage actually bloomed (yeah buddy) so I made sure to bring them indoors where they could be gleefully ogled:

Hope you all had a wonderful holiday weekend.

Ours was kind of awesome.

4 thoughts on “A garden stroll on Easter

  1. Deborah

    Amazing how nicely spring is showing its face of encouragement on your selected areas. Precious pose of your children too!!

  2. Paris Marco

    Very nice variety of flowers. Congratulations on the tulips, I am officially jealous of your life. You have wonderful kids as well and they look as happy as your garden. Happy spring!

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