Garden Is Coming Back

This post, “Garden Is Coming Back” was written for my WordPress blog called Always Growing by Jan in Covington, Louisiana 

With the warmer temperatures and rain we have been experiencing lately, the garden is starting to come back to life.  Instead of seeing one flower here or one flower there, we are starting to see a whole garden beginning to show real signs of springtime.  On one side of the front walk, the petunias, gerber daisies, and nicotiana are all starting to show multiple blooms.  The red amaryllis buds are starting to poke up also.  The Aztec Grass already has new growth about five inches tall.  When you work five days a week, it is sometimes a surprise to see the changes that have happened by the weekend.


Here is a photo of one of the side gardens with the loropetalum in bloom.  For several years a very good friend had tried to tell me how good this plant was, but I just never really gave it a thought.  Then one day, I saw a row of them about fifty feet long, and I was impressed.  So, finally I had to admit she was right, and I should have listened to her when she first told me about them.


With all the changes that I have noted this weekend, I can hardly wait to see what will happen in the garden by next weekend.


1 Comment

  1. flowergardengirl said,

    February 24, 2008 at 2:08 am

    How wonderful. I love to see the garden wake up. It’s like a new baby coming in to this world. It shouts!!

    You are so right. It also teaches us patience – we usually can’t wait for warmer weather.

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