Path from the driveway to my front walk. Heuchera shine. Hydrangea serrata still looks great after the winter.

Kevin Kelly is reporting in on the progress of spring in Pennsylvania! Things are happening!

"Spring has been teasing us here in Harrisburg, PA. The trees and shrubs are budding, but have not opened. Perennials are just starting to push new growth from their blankets of composted leaves. The ground is warming, but too wet in our clay soils to “get down and dirty”. Local nurseries are just starting to get their plants in. I have already placed orders from 3 mail order companies (I just can’t resist buying from those beautiful plants from catalogues)."

Here is a taste of what is blooming now, as I wait for the rebirth of the garden over the next few weeks.

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Helleborus x ballardiae ‘Pink Frost’

Carex oshimensis ‘Everillo’

Primula vulgaris

Acer rubrum ‘October Glory’

Sedum rupestre “Angelina’ and Buxus sempervirens ‘Suffruticosa’

Peony breaking ground


Glimpse of my back yard behind the shed


Narcissus ‘Tete Boucle’

Stachys byzantina

Yucca filamentosa ‘Color Guard'

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