By this time, most years, I’m
not as enthusiastic
too lazy to spend quality time working in our yard.
Of course, this problem can be a tad troublesome
if one wishes to greet the following spring with a yard full of flowers.
Flowers like my favorites — Musari or Grape Hyacinths:
My color scheme in spring bulbs is blue (of course), white + soft pinks.
I ordered $80-ish worth of bulbs online,
+ they’re scheduled to ship right about now. Yay!
Since then, we found some here in town + planted them yesterday.
This first batch is in the stone pathway side of our porch steps,
The bulbs are underneath the mulch in this photo:
Here’s what we planted:
I love white Daffodils + had lots of them in our old yard!
Yes, the yellow ones are as cheerful as all get out,
but I like the white ones for being unusual + cheerful, all at once!
Next, some Chionodoxa for my blue + white flower obsession:
I am pretty sure we had some of those cuties at our old house.
And in conclusion, another favorite:
These are the only iris flowers that I like, + I really, really like them!
My gardening friend told me that we mustn’t forget to add Blood Meal to the soil.
She said to sprinkle a little on top of each bulb before they’re covered up.
It adds all sorts of nutrients that the bulbs + their roots need,
to get a good jump start.
For the planting, we used this tool that we already owned:
I’m pretty sure that it was another purchase
from the late, great Martha at K-Mart ‘experiment’.
I MISS HER K-MART MERCH!!
Meanwhile, I would love to share what bulbs I have coming in the mail,
IF I COULD REMEMBER WHAT THE WHAT I ORDERED!!??
Looks like we’ll all be surprised when they finally land in our mailbox.
The mailbox which isn’t here yet because it is sadly out of stock.
Stay tuned — to view our new mailbox
+ to be surprised (along with me) to see what bulbs I ordered!