i’m a few weeks behind on this, in consequence of which, you get more flowers, all at once!
this is the first year i’ve allowed myself the indulgence of a flowerbed, just for flowers, just for beauty — not food, not medicinal herbs. enough of those things are established now that i felt good about devoting the time and space for a patch of early spring bulbs. we got them into the ground in October, and here they are, first blush of springtime:
doing a superb job, as always. the cottonwood canopy is lighter, healthier and more brilliant (and less dangerous to the house) than ever.
Alan has been installing an aquaponics system between the patio and the garden, with Rev’s help: