It is peony season here at the moment and like Camelia season it is over with in a hurry. MeMa picks as many as she can and brings them in the house where our unpredictable weather will not play a roll in shortening their already short bloom period. Peonies are one flower that can be picked while in a tight bud, brought into the house and in a few days they bloom and make a lovely display.
|Tree Peony "Boreas"|
Bush peony "Mothers Choice"
When the peony beds are finished blooming then my collection of hydrangeas (20+) start their long bloom period and halfway into that season MeMa's dahlias start blooming.
In the meantime there are so many other plants and flowers to enjoy. When MeMa is not able to wander about the gardens that I have built for her enjoyment then she can lounge in the sunroom which looks right out into the gardens.
|The main view out the sunroom|
|We have 18 trees in the gardens, but one of my very favorites is this golden chain.|
|My Holden Clough Iris |
|Very patriotic looking Basket that our eldest son gave MeMa for Mothers Day|
|Just planted this window box on the kitchen window|
|By the end of the day we are all exhausted, even Miss Roxy. It's a lot of work being cute.|