As I dropped off my son at his morning preschool, I couldn’t help but notice this incredible wisteria vine in bloom – it left me speechless. ‘Tis the season for this climbing woody vine bursting with intense color and intoxicating fragrance.
So I took a walk on a spring day to admire some of my neighbors’ climbing beauties, and to take some time to smell the wisteria.
Spring is in the air today, and I’m so excited ! Mostly because our garden is beginning to bloom again. We’ve got a lot of yardwork to do this weekend, but here are just a few shots taken last year in May.
We have a dozen grosso lavender plants, and I harvest several pounds a year. They are just beginning to bud. I love to giveaway sachets and bundles to friends every year.
I planted only cool shades in our rear yard, mostly whites, purples and pinks. Here is some of our trailing verbena and lavatera in bloom.
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