Colleen's Garden - Early Spring through mid-July


April - Flowering Crabapple
looking through the gate from the back


Flowering crabapple and apple
from the front steps looking south

creeping phlox-front yard

House and Garden - Bien Sur!
Looking northeast

Back Garden - freshly mowed
The first bloomers - March
(Marcelle-check out the goldflame spirea in the upper left)

Early Spring - candytufts and basket-of-golds visible

Our friend the Black-headed Grosbeak
at the feeder

front of house
color spots are the creeping phlox
Rosemanry is blooming in left foreground

Mid-to-Late Spring
Back Garden

Ornamental Onions

Daylilies under the apple tree
Back Garden

clematis on front porch

chives

Daylilies and chair

Catalpa in bloom
front yard

Catalpa - large view

Catchfly
Butterflies love them

Catchfly's sister-Rose campion

Penstemon, poppies, scabiosa, speedwell
Sweet!

Oriental poppies
Outrageous!

They look like gaudy dancing girls

Princess Louise oriental poppy

¡Que verde!

Moonshine yarrow

Summer 2003

Columbine
(I think that's my leg in the background)

Larkspur

red devil verbena

Sunny Boy coreopsis

coral bells and catmint

Limemound spirea embedded with bridal wreath spirea and forsythia

Zebrina malva

yellow iris, CA poppies, snow-in-summer

overview of back garden

johnny-jump-up
Gotta watch those embedded flowers!

Pokers-front yard

snow-in-summer


 

Parting shot
Back garden looking west

fini