Happy Mother’s Day!

Spring has really come and the grass is growing along with the weeds.  The iris have

started to bloom, as have our rhodendrons.  It is so pretty this time of year!  The cold

of winter did take a toll however, I lost several rhododendrons to the cold, as well as

camellias.  I tried cutting one camellia back to see if it might come out again.  Our huge

hydrangeas are coming out from the roots, but there is no growth on the stems at

all this year.  The butterfly bushes have shown no sign of life and I fear they are gone

too.  It is so sad to lose plants that are so well established and have done so well over

several years.  One bush has not been effected by the cold winter, that is my flame