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


Daylilies and chair

Catalpa in bloom
front yard

Catalpa - large view

Butterflies love them

Catchfly's sister-Rose campion

Penstemon, poppies, scabiosa, speedwell

Oriental poppies

They look like gaudy dancing girls

Princess Louise oriental poppy

¡Que verde!

Moonshine yarrow

Summer 2003

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


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

Gotta watch those embedded flowers!

Pokers-front yard



Parting shot
Back garden looking west