Sunday, March 15, 2015

Is it Spring Yet? A hopeful Garden Blogger's Bloom Day

It is Garden Blogger's Bloom Day again! On the 15th of each month, we gardeners with blogs share a few bloom photos from our gardens. Here is the Mid-Atlantic USA (USDA zone 7) on the DC-MD border, we had had a very harsh winter -- again! Below-freezing temps and ice and more ice. Ugh. I skipped Garden Blogger's Bloom Day for January and February, it was just too demoralizing to face then. This week we finally had some glimmers of a real spring!

The snow melt and revealed Crocus and Snowdrops and Hellbores all in bloom. My 'February Gold' daffodils are shooting up like rockets, but not yet flowering. I expect them to catch up soon though!
I have been sharing a bloom or garden item each day on my Instagram account (@WDCgardener). 

Here is my latest one:

What is blooming in your garden today?


Mary-Denise Smith said...

Snowdrops - I love snowdrops! The lawns around Old Greenbelt are awash with little lavender crocuses. The daffs are leaping up out of the ground and no doubt will bloom very soon. I think I lost my little redbud tree *sigh*.

DC Tropics said...

Love those early-blooming tommies, but they self-seeded to the point of weediness in my own garden! I'm especially fond of 'Ruby Giant', a C. tommasinianus hybrid (often sold as a cultivar of the species) that blooms a bit later with much deeper purple flowers--it multiplies in place but doesn't seem to self-seed.