Well it looks like this is as close as I can get to having an actual bloom in the house at the moment.
I rescued this amaryllis from the clearance isle last
month to at least have one amaryllis in bloom since
my others refused to bloom for me this winter.
Hopefully this one will be the Peach Blossom
that I was expecting last winter which turned out to
be a Red Lion when it then came into bloom.
Last year was such a strange year for surprise blooms.
We have two days in the sixties here now and it has been
so nice but a bit windy.
It did get me out into the yard to see if anything green was
coming up for Fertilizer Friday but the pickings were
slim to nothing.
I could see the tips of a few daffodils trying to make it
up through the frozen soil and a tulip or two but that was about it. But it is just enough to let me know there will be blooms in the spring.
With the winds blustering about those old oak leaves were
blowing up from the woods and had filled in the small pump pond so I did get it cleaned out but thoughts of getting the rake out and cleaning the beds again would have been futile attempt to only have to be redone again later so
I refrained from that temptation though I was ready
and wanting to get right to it.
The seedlings are growing well indoors so there is hope
My daughter and I were able to get out for a walk also this week with the warmer temperatures and although there were still some icy trails it was good to get into the park
again for some much needed exercise.
The ice on the falls and rock walls were starting to
But with cold weather and the prediction of snow next week
it is a reminder that winter is still here for another month.
Until Next Time,