While much of the country is suffering late snow storms, heavy rain with chance of floods or too early summer heat, here in Portland, Oregon it’s Spring. Though we’re still dipping into the high 30’s at night, the days are in the 50’s and we’re getting sunny, or partially sunny days between days of rain showers. The garden is coming on. Take a look, and mouse over or click to get the description and a bigger image:
Last weekend we planted sixty Gladiolas in our Iris beds to extend the flowering in those places, added a dozen Callas and fed and turned the soil in the yet-to-be-planted Summer Bed (we plant it on April 15).
The big Garden Fair, a hundred nurseries and sellers in one place, one weekend, is mid-April and once we come home from that we dig in, literally. We love this time of year.