Beautiful Butterflies

Our garden is currently in full bloom and is attracting all sorts of flying insects including butterflies! We get mainly the Eastern Tiger Swallowtails and the Monarchs. The Monarchs are extremely skittish though (unlike the swallowtails)…..I can’t get too near to take photos of them. We have also seen hummingbirds but they are simply too […]

Flowers Everywhere!

These are the flower beds in our front yard. The coneflowers and bee balms are massive this year – almost as tall as my shoulder! Might be time to divide the plants again – looks like they are outgrowing their space! 😳

Beautiful Daisies

This border of Shasta daisy in our backyard was created just a couple of years ago. We divided the daisies from our front yard and replanted small clumps of them here – look at how much they have grown and filled the space! ❤️

Beautiful Daffodils

While I love tulips, I only have spring-blooming daffodils and (one lone patch of) hyacinths in my garden right now…..and that’s because the deer that pass by frequently love tulips even more than I do! :) All these daffodils were given by my mom-in-law over the years…..we just plopped them into the ground, and voilà, […]

Is Spring Finally Here to Stay?

It’s finally looking and feeling like spring! We have five different daffodils blooming in the garden right now. While tulips will always be my first love for spring blooming plants (and apparently, they are the deers’ first love as well), daffodils will never fail to bring a smile to my face with their bright, sunny appearance. […]