GBBD April 2012

Hello Garden Bloggers! It's time to see what's been blooming here in my little cottage gardens for April. I dashed in-between rainstorms to capture pics of any color I might have to share. Blooms are a little thin right now with our cool spring. My garden just seems to be a week or two behind.

However, I did catch pretties to share.

Bartlett Pear Tree in Bloom, but the bee's are scarce from a cool spring
Border of Forget Me Nots in blooms. Delightful blue color! Started from seed six years ago.
Mini Iris
Candy Tuff in a white blaze of color

nasty Yellow Archangel. I can't seem to kill it. 
April Daffodils are finally opening:


Notice the Ding Dong Dog in the background?

And finally the Hen & Checks sedum looks quite nice with chartreuse and burgundy color.



Many thanks to Carol from May Dreams Garden for hosting this fun monthly event. I always enjoy reading about what is blooming in everyone else's garden.

Happy Garden Bloggers Bloom Day! Cheers, Jenni

Comments

  1. Fabulous. The Candy Tuff certainly caught my eye, although I did love the Forget-Me-Not, the Iris and the Daffs. Ding Dong looked happy!

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  2. I love your the blooms you have in your garden,especially the daffodils.

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  3. Beautiful flowers, especially the Forget-Me-Nots...I love that delicate blue and yellow combination!

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  4. Your forget-me-nots and candytuft are just fabulous! And I love your hen & chicks! Such detail of color in each of those rosettes!

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  5. Where did you find your forget me not seeds. I have just recently learned that true forget me nots have a yellow eye. Mine do not, they might be chinese forget me nots...?

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    1. Hey Darla, I think I got them at a big box store, probably Ed Hume seeds. You might look online at places like Territorialseed.com for some of the true seed. I got lucky; I didn't realize there was a difference when I bought them six years ago. lol

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  6. We have some similar plants in flower this month, but we've called some by different names - I always wonder why plants have so many names. I'm growing forget me nots from seed this year, they look lovely plants.

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    1. Kelli, the forget me nots do spread out, but they reseed themselves which is quite nice. They are my favorite springtime flower :)

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