Month: January 2011

An unusual visitor

We had an unexpected visitor recently. It came by during the mid-morning hours in the midst of a snowstorm. It moved stealthily through the snow … came and went with no warning. Had I not spotted its movement through the…

Worth the wait

I hoped this would happen. For December’s Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day my amaryllis ‘Christmas Gift’ looked like this: About 10 days later the flower stalk stood about a foot tall. Somewhere around 15 days after the photo above the flower…