Lee's Garden Through the Eyes of an Ant

Lee’s Garden Through the Eyes of an Ant

Immediately we’re within the Mohawk Valley in central New York, visiting Lee. We have seen Lee’s stunning backyard earlier than (Again to the Mohawk Valley), however right this moment it is from a really completely different perspective.

Greetings once more! I like early spring arrivals within the type of “sprouts” that usher spring into our residence areas. Right here within the Mohawk Valley, it is “bud time”. They are saying anticipation is half the pleasure. That is the second when I’ve my anticipation activated. As I used to be planting this spring, I had that cellphone digital camera proper there in the course of the awakening. I name these pictures “Via the Eyes of an Ant”.

A tulip (Tulip hybrid, Zones 3–8) glistens within the spring solar.

small fern leaves sprouting in the gardenRising fern (advance sp., Zones 4–8) the leaves look completely completely different from beneath!

close-up of many hosta sproutsHostas (hosta hybrid, Zones 3–8) climbing via the bottom look completely completely different than they may when the broad leaves open.

apple tree covered with pink buds before spring floweringNot an ant sight right here, however nonetheless fairly: a wild apple (malus sp., Zones 4–9) in bud, about to open.

close-up of rose and daylily foliage in early springPink (pink hybrid, hardiness varies by cultivar) and daylily (daylilyZones 4–9) the foliage rises in direction of the solar, full of the promise of lovely flowers to come back.

close-up of small fern leaves Tightly rolled fern leaves are able to develop.

close-up of the fuzzy foliage of the oriental poppy before the flowersoriental poppy (papaver orientale, Zones 3–7) has spectacular foliage. Big blooms will comply with, after which your complete plant will go dormant and fade by summer time.

group of lilies in early spring before the flowersLilies (lily sp.) virtually appear to be small palm bushes when rising and when considered from this angle.

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