Saturday, January 28, 2017

The Winter Garden

I'm starting to think about ordering my seeds for the upcoming spring.  I love walking in my garden, even when it is blanketed with snow, imagining the transformation that is soon to come.  I daydream about all the things I might do to change my garden this year.  There are several perennials that will need to be divided this year.  Maybe I will have to build a new garden to accommodate them. We do not plan to travel this year, so I intend on filling many planters with all sorts of annuals and scattering them around the yard.  I have a wonderful collection of blue planters that went completely ignored last year because we went on a long summer vacation.  I cannot wait to get them started! I love starting a lot of things from seeds, but I also love visiting the nurseries and picking up a few of those instant gratification plants as well.  I especially love to collect various coleus plants and arrange them on my covered deck in a mass collection of planters.  There are so many different kinds now. Anyway, there will be plenty of time to talk about all that in a few months.  For now, I get to make a list of seeds as I browse the catalogs that are coming in.





8 comments:

  1. Spring-time dreaming at its best. Enjoy those catalogs!

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  2. Let your imagination run riot! I'm sure you will reap the benefits of all your fond wishes and dreams for your garden in just a few months! Time is flying!
    Love your snow pics too!

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  3. I love your photos, especially the lighting. I've been thinking about the gardens too and whether to plant seeds or not. There is so much to do. I love the coleus plants too, they do come in some amazing colours. I can't wait to see what you do.

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  4. Beautiful photos. I am dreaming of plants to add to the garden this year, also. I look forward to seeing your colorful pots of coleus plants.

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  5. Oh, dearest Andrea,
    in black & white the charm of the snow is even much more noticeable,
    thank you for sharing your stunning shots today !

    Wishing you a most wonderful Sunday and new week ahead,
    I'm thinking of you with much love, sweetest friend of mine

    XO Dany

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  6. You have captured the snow so well in these black and white shots. I am already planning what/where to plant this spring. Can't wait!

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  7. Enjoy dreaming and planning! That is a great way to garden isn't it.

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  8. Beautiful photo's.
    Have fun sorting through the seed catalogues

    All the best Jan

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