Archive for category Around the house
We’ve had a lot of rainy days but tonight we got a short reprieve and a beautiful sunset.
After spending a few hours clearing grass from between the patio flagstones, the girls needed a break:
I’m fascinated by bees. There’s something kind of mystical about them; the interdependence they have with flowers and how dedicated they are. Here’s one in our front yard today.
The peach drift roses we put in a year or so ago are so beautiful.
Spring is officially here. Our dogwoods are in full bloom; this Satomi Pink is absolutely covered in flowers.
Our rhododendron seem to be late coming out, at least compared to some I’ve seen elsewhere… even around the neighborhood. But here’s one of the Long Beach varieties, the first to bloom this year.
We are working on clearing out old fern fronds and other winter cleanup (since it looks like it we will have an early spring). I took this photo of the fern-less fern garden to compare to June or so when all 15-some ferns have emerged.