Monday, May 23, 2016

Wildflowers in the Birch Walk

Our Birch Walk is starting to fill up with wildflower, some that I have seeded there and some that I have allowed.
See more about what I am up to at Havenwood on Instagram.
~Julie

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Havenwood Comes Alive in May

European Hornbeam, Carpinus betulus fastigiata, leafing out in the Rose Garden.
European Hornbeam, Carpinus betulus fastigiata, leafing out in the Rose Garden.
May is here! I think it is my favorite month, because it is in May that spring truly arrives in my zone 5 garden. We have had many beautiful days of sun, many quiet days of rain, and the last of the frosty mornings. Blooms are popping out daily and are deeply appreciated after our long winter. 

Friday, May 13, 2016

Forget-me-nots in the Rose Garden

Astrantia major rising above the blue sea of Myosotis this week in the Rose garden.
See all that is blooming away in my garden these days on Instagram!
Happy May to you!
~Julie

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Tulip sylvestris in Daffodill Dell

Florentine tulip, or the wild woodland tulip, was and is grown still at Monticello.
What a lovely tulip! I am in love with this plant, which I have only read about it books until this spring. Here is a bit about its relatively short history in our country as a naturalizing tulip...
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