It truly amazes me how quickly the gardens here go from green, to full of blooms in just a matter of a few days of rain, then some sunshine and warm temperatures.
I haven't been able to get all of the weeding finished in all of the gardens yet, because of the rain!
The Columbines are gorgeous this year!
There are more around the playhouse.
They are such a delicate little flower, and I love the soft colors.
These are always the first of the Iris to bloom.
Their nutmeg scent fills the air
The larger, bi-color varieties will be opening soon.
These larger Iris are the next to open.
The Catmint around the mailbox attracts bees. That's okay, because it keeps them away while I'm weeding the rest of the garden.
I took these photos after it rained today.
I couldn't believe how many flowers opened after all the soaking rain we've had!
We moved the Honeysuckle last year, and I was worried it wouldn't establish in it's new location....but here it is....and it's starting to bloom!!!
I'm so happy, and I'm sure the Hummingbirds will be too!
This yellow Iris just opened this afternoon.
It seems like I just did a post about waiting for the flowers to bloom here at the lakehouse. and suddenly it's all coming along so quickly!
Honestly, I didn't realize all the Iris had bloomed on the side of the house until just today.
If I don't pay attention, I'm going to miss the things I've been waiting to see, and experience in life.
I get so wrapped up in trying to accomplish so many things, I miss a lot of the most important things that really matter. Does that make any sense?
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