Spring has been on the ... shall we say ... snooze button for so long here in the Great WHITE North, that when it finally danced in I was ? .. is ? ... in full panic mode to GET THINGS DONE !
Saturday was "OMG!" day but with the help of the ever loyal , hard working ,Garden PA !
We were able to get a tremendous (for us) amount of work done.
Thank heaven for Garden PA and his miracle workings , especially getting our water feature cleaned and functioning ! .. the birds are happy with that sound of running water and the new birdbath that actually has a solar light in the column and lights up at night now how fun is that ?
I know .. they don't NEED that but we get a kick out of it :-)
Yes .. the metal crane is a bit corny but I developed an affection ? for it .. so it stands proud !
That is what we gardeners are so driven to do, each year has a different slant to the garden's own need.
It truly is a never ending cycle of "what can I do next, to tweak this garden into the Eden I so want to see."
My one dream will never see light though .. I am a frog fanatic .. to hear frogs in the garden would be absolute heaven to me .. alas we can not take care of a real pond .. but this water feature does create a lovely atmosphere .. so I am content with that ... for now ? haha
A few pictures to illustrate .. I wanted to do side by side comparisons of the new patio but I will have to do that another time .. even typing is painful so this is the best I could muster up for now !
Pink Diamond is the cultivar, and I don't expect it to flower this year, but hopefully next year.
Gardeners .. even in aches and pains are forever the optimists !
My photo credit is tiny but it is to the bottom right side above the green square, beside the red circle.
I wish I had added CanadianGardenJoy because the people in the UK would probably just think I was British .. oh well ... I was just so floored with the whole thing .. who thinks straight in that condition ?
I had to make sure it was included in the framing .. she was wonderful through the whole process