Tag: spring

Blooming Currants

Did you know red currants bloom as the same time as the cherries? They do. But unlike the billowy dreamy snowy cherry blossoms, the flowers of red currant are rather inconspicuous. One hardly notices them – especially with the explosion of greens and colors in 

Pushing Up!

Bow to the mighty asparagus! The first ones are now tentatively pushing their rosy tip up – just checking on the above ground weather. Is last year holds true (and so far, it does, as after a few days of warm weather, we are back 

Blue And Red

Spring is blue and red: blue clear sky and red maple flowers.


Indeed the maples are blooming now, the earliest single species source of nectar and pollen for our bees. Continue reading Blue And Red