When I was looking at my photos from last April, I realized there was quite a difference (approx 3 weeks) between where the garden was in April 2011 and April 2112. So I thought that I would share a few with you.
You can see how much larger the helleborus are this year, finally bulking up, and I found a few seedlings when I was weeding, yay!
Usually I coppice these willows, but they (obviously) started leafing out really early this spring. I think I might leave them alone this year and see how they look in the fall.
Hmmm, do not know what to say, but the big difference (to me) is the path. You can see where I filled it in on the left hand side ,and (hopefully) you can see a bit of an opening on the right hand side now. Last fall I moved all the shrubs/perennials that were in the way. I was just waiting for the bulbs to come up, and they will be moved on this visit, and (hopefully) the path gravelled.
This is the bed where my mums memorial tree is, last year was the first time the Cornus kousa flowered, hopefully it will again this year.
Well other than the muscari are all flowering earlier this year, I think you can see the other change here, lol.