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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day

The 15th of every month is Garden Bloggers Bloom Day, a day where garden bloggers everywhere photo-document what is blooming in their gardens. Since it coincides with the day of the week I publish my posts, I thought it would be fun to get in on the action. I had to cheat a little, I admit. I've been so busy at work, Joy Creek Nursery, as we've just opened for the season, that I have not had an opportunity to be in my own garden very much. I give you Bloom Day à la Joy Creek Nursery and a few tidbits from Chickadee Gardens. 

Corylopsis pauciflora or buttercup winter hazel is in full, glorious bloom in the gardens at Joy Creek Nursery this week. The bees are going crazy for it and you can smell its sweetness long before you see it. It's about 6' high and just covered in blooms. A wonderful addition to the winter garden.

Here it is from a few feet back. Kind of an interesting growth habit.

Anemone nemorosa 'Robinsoniana' is normally a dark blue purple. This variat…

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