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|My Virginia Bluebells|
One of the most beautiful signs that springtime is really here is that ephemeral beauty of the garden, Virginia bluebells. Softest spring skies seem to have alighted in the flower beds when these plants appear and bloom.
Just want to remind those who read here that I have a garden website, and have been working on writing some new articles, mostly plant profiles right now.
The newest ones are the herbs, Marjoram and Thyme, and the landscape tree, Magnolia Stellata. Last year Ohio had spectacular bloom due to the lack of late frosts, and we were able to see what this type of tree is really capable of: a snowfall of pure white flowers. The kind of spring snowfall I like best! 😉
Not so new, but this is the season for a beautiful spring wildflower I really have grown to love, Mertensia, Virginia bluebells; which is lovely tucked among the later showing hostas in a shady place.
I’ve taken some photos this past week- so if any of them are worthwhile they’ll appear in the next post or so.