On to May…

Now after that short break to show you Kilbourne Grove from the air, we will continue on the ground.

I took lots and lots and lots of photos, don’t want to forget a thing,

From my redbud flowering again this year, yay, (shall have to limb it up a bit)…

to my favourite euphorbias flowering. These have seeded everywhere in the garden, but I love them so much, I can’t bear to pull them out.

The red Ohio buckeye, Aesculus Pavia, has twice as many flowers on it this year,

love how the stems match the flower colour.

My favourite camassia. leichtlinii, need to divide it and spread the love.

Another camassia, this one is quamash. I have read the native Americans used to dig the bulbs and use them for food.

Fothergilla just starting to flower,

My mothers tree peony also starting to flower,

love this shot, I am now using it as a screen saver.

The Serviceberry Allee,

with the serviceberry or Amelanchiers just starting to flower.

And a new hellebore, “Amber Gem”,

I think planting it beside some chartreuse and chocolate foliage will make the colour pop even more.

Just so I do not bore you too much, I will show you the last half of May next time.


7 Responses so far »

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    Pauline said,

    Your mother’s tree peony is so beautiful, no wonder you want to use that photo as your screen saver. Is your hosta by your camassia “Sum and Substance”, it looks really good, no holes from slugs and snails?!

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    Alistair said,

    Kilbourne grove looking magical in May. with many plants blooming much earlier than they do here.

  3. 3

    Fanny K said,

    It ‘s like a guided tour through a nursery…i am loving it! What does limb it up mean?

  4. 4

    So glad that you were there for the tree peony’s display. It’s a beauty.

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    Barbara H. said,

    I’m so glad it was all looking so good for you! I love the new hellebore, “Amber Gem”. I’ll be anxiously awaiting the next installment.

  6. 6

    Diana Studer said,

    happy with your garden now? It looks stunning!

  7. 7

    Lynne said,

    It’s just getting better and better and things mature 🙂

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