May 19, 2002

1) white rhody with dark pink buds peeking out behind a Liberty apple tree. 2) Pieris 3) Viburnum plicatum tomentosum with a red rhody peeking through 4) part of the jungle in the east garden. Rhody, viburnum, apple tree, juniper, pine 5) pink dogwood which starts out next to the house and reaches for the light 6) Pieris 7) Forget-me-nots with the rogue farm escapee, a young evergreen blackberry (not native) 8) A mass of vegetation. The Dogwood far left, lilac, Bloodgood maple, Pieris and a young blue spruce below and longleaf pine to the right


May 19, 2002

1, 2) Mountain Bluett against Forget-me-nots. 3) Hardy geranium 4, 5) Columbine 'Nora Barlow' 6) Pieris 7) Aspen tree 8, 9) Lilacs over forget-me-nots, evening


May 24, 2002

1) Viburnum and Rhody 2) Hesperis matronalis - Dame's Rocket 3) Wild and cultivated varieties of Hazelnut. The purple is a man-made creation. 4) Purple rhody 5) Purple rhody bud opening under the last buds of Kerria japonica 6) closeup of viburnum 7) Heather tree 8) Hyacinth and forget-me-nots under Mutsu apple tree. The vines are clematis.


May 24, 2002

1) Salal blooms 2, 3) Variegated Weigela 4) Unvaried leaves of the Variegated Weigela. Should have been removed. Not the flower is different, too. 5) Cranesbill. Geranium 'Wargrave Pink' 6) Bluett 7, 8) Blue and gold, forget-me-not and wild buttercup


May 30, 2002

1) Siberian Iris 'Caesar's Brother' 2) Cranesbill 3, 4) Variegated Weigela 5) Buttercup 6) Hallelujah rhody cascading down a bank. 7) wild flowers just outside the woods 8) Oriental poppy and Herb Robert


May 31, 2002

1) Canes and thorns of Rugosa rose "Topaz Jewel" 2) Blue and gold theme continued 3) Caesar's Brother backed by grape-leaf anemones 4) Geranium psilostemon 5, 6) Weeds and moreweeds 7) Epimedium and weeds 8) Driveway looking west at garage. That's a big old cedar dead ahead, a large fir, with the base dressed in a vine maple on the right. 9) Driveway, looking more northwest. Same fir now to the left, Hallelujah rhody on the right