Welcoming the peonies

May 25, 2012

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I love this brief window of springtime where the peonies are little spheres waiting to bloom, and then suddenly they just unfurl into these huge ruffly balls of gorgeousness. Beautiful!

Thinking about flowers

February 12, 2012

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With spring on the horizon, I am starting to think about new things to plant. I’m a relative novice at planning a garden, but I love learning about it. We’re always trying to find very hearty plants for the backyard that can withstand the occasional trampling of dogs, so there’s a certain inevitable amount of …