There May Be Hope for Us Canadians…
More Spring Colour in Spite of the cold
Yesterday it was snowing and raining alternately and it was COLD. I cancelled a garden appointment because my arthritic hands do not respond well to these weather conditions.
It cleared up in the afternoon, and when I looked out the kitchen window, I noticed a number of colour spots in the back garden.
The most colourful plants were the Lamium (Dead Nettle) with their spikes of dark pink flowers, and their two-tone leaves.
A light sprinkling of white and blue is provided by the Forget-me-nots.
Tucked away in the shadiest parts of the back garden, you can see the Epimedium, with their attractive heart shaped leaves, tinged with red. And in another shady spot, the earliest back garden flower, seen several weeks ago, the Pulmanaria (Lungwort) has intensified its flowering and is still looking lovely.
So, inspite of the very unseasonably cold weather, there does appear to be hope for better things to come.