Posts Tagged ‘spring flowers’

{Almost} Wordless Wednesday :: Bloodroot (Sanguinaria Canadensis)

Posted on: April 22nd, 2015 by Trillium Art

Touch the earth lightly, use the earth gently, Nourish the life of the world in our care: Gift of great wonder, ours to surrender Trust for the children tomorrow will bear. S.E. Murray, 1991 Happy Earth Day! A year ago today we moved into our new property. It’s hard to believe that we have spent […]

{Almost} Wordless Wednesday :: Blue Zebra Primrose (Primula)

Posted on: April 15th, 2015 by Trillium Art

  Poof!  And just like that it is spring again!  I had a sudden urge this past weekend to spend as much time as I could outside.  It was wonderful!  The birdhouses and feeders were washed and hung ready for new neighbours. Some additional pruning was tackled to keep on top of the winter damaged […]

{Almost} Wordless Wednesday :: Anna’s Red Lenten Rose (Helleborus)

Posted on: April 8th, 2015 by Trillium Art

After spending some time in the southern States recently, it was hard to leave spring there and travel back north. Winter seems to be hanging on with the freezing rain outside my window reaffirming that spring still has to wait! I am desperate for colour (just like everyone else it seems) and when I happened […]

Happy First Day of Spring!

Posted on: March 20th, 2015 by Trillium Art

Spring Arrives Today – Really?

Posted on: March 20th, 2014 by Trillium Art

A Matter of Perspective

Posted on: March 14th, 2014 by Trillium Art

Signed, sealed and delivered…it’s official…and just like that, we are moving. We are now the proud owners of a lovely piece of property on just the other side of town. Our decision and transactions happened so fast that the realization is just settling in now.  The children are old enough now to be included in […]

{Almost} Wordless Wednesday :: Cinnamon Snow Lenten Rose (Helleborus)

Posted on: March 12th, 2014 by Trillium Art

The Cinnamon Snow Lenten Rose is part of the outstanding Helleborus Gold Collection bred by Josef Heuger in Germany. Other members of this collection include Pink Frost and Ice Breaker Lenten Rose. Watch for 3″ creamy-white flowers that open in early spring with streaks of rose and cinnamon colour that face upward and outward above […]

{Almost} Wordless Wednesday :: Fairy’s Petticoat Peony (Paeonia)

Posted on: June 19th, 2013 by Trillium Art

Peonies are definitely a traditional garden favourite found in many older, established gardens. This perennial is stunning in bloom with flowers ranging from delicate singles, semi-double, Japanese, to large and full doubles. The shades of these flowers cover the spectrum from pure white and pink to a beautiful deep red. Tree peonies are woody, deciduous […]

{Almost} Wordless Wednesday :: Tinkerbelle Lilac (Syringa)

Posted on: June 12th, 2013 by Trillium Art

This has been a wonderful year for lilacs. The scent of the Common Lilacs along the roadsides and fields are finished now. The French Lilacs are hanging on with this cooler weather while the Preston Lilacs are getting ready to bloom. Remember there are many different varieties of Lilacs to choose from; such as the […]

{Almost} Wordless Wednesday :: 4-in-1 Apple Tree (Malus)

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013 by Trillium Art

It’s funny how a plant that was originally purchased as an experiment, has grown into almost one of the family!  When designing this garden, we never imagined that we would be able to grow fruit trees.  Apple trees generally need pollen from other apple varieties for pollination.  Unless our neighbours were willing to provide that […]