White Begonias

White Begonias

I love all white flowers. Here are a couple of blossoms I plucked off the plant (the ones with the little “bulbs” at the base of the petals — apparently this makes the other blooms grow larger and stay longer … and it has worked for me).

They were too pretty to discard, so …

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Vibrant

Vibrant

The irises smell like cherries, or those little valentine candies that used to have the sayings on them.

Only a couple of poppies popped up this year. The perennial seems to be losing steam. So sad. It is such a gorgeous plant.
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Yellow and white

Yellow and white

So many delights in the garden this month. Spring is my fave time of year. These white (? can’t remember the name of this shrub) and yellow rhodos are holding centre stage right now.

 

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February Window Garden

February Window Garden

Another gorgeous, sunny but cold day outside . . .
a good day to enjoy my indoor cyclamen blooms . . .

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 and some feathered beauty from late fall gatherings.

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Morning has broken

Morning has broken

A gorgeous glowing sky this morning … rosy-hued clouds touched with gold. Extraordinary! Glad I caught it … within minutes the colours had faded away.

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