Fabulous Friday: First Iris


Spring has settled over our garden for another year, as the daffies give way to the rest of their perennial cousins.  The comphrey, one of the first to awaken with fresh leaves each spring, burst into bloom with week with its wine colored flowers.



Our Iris are all stretching for the sky, and the first golden yellow blossoms are opening.  This is an exciting time in the garden as the beds begin to fill in with new foliage and we re-discover loved perennials who made it through this brutal winter, just ending.



That isn’t to say that spring is settled.  It was in the mid-30s when I headed out this morning, still dressed in winter wear.  But the sun was golden, gilding every blooming shrub and tree in the garden.



The North wind gusted all day, like a bored toddler determined to attract one’s attention.   Choosing to ignore it, I stayed out in the sunshine.



All in all, a fabulous Friday as spring’s promises begin to come true.

Woodland Gnome 2018
Fabulous Friday:  Happiness is contagious… Let’s infect one another!


About woodlandgnome

Lifelong teacher and gardener.

9 responses to “Fabulous Friday: First Iris

  1. Jeanne

    Thanks for this happiness you’ve shared!!

  2. Lovely Iris blooms, what do you call the white flowers?

  3. Haha!😁Loved your description… “wind gusted…. like a bored toddler determined to attract one’s attention…”

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