Friends, we had a beautiful weather week! Temps in the low to mid 80s with lots of sunshine - perfect for my return from Mexico. :) And with such weather, it was hard to stay indoors to do chores when the garden chores were begging me to come tend to them.
It's exciting to me, watching the roses grow and begin to bud.
Some of the peonies are just about ready to burst and one clematis will be a mass of color in a few days.
But right now the iris are in full bloom. Last fall I divided out several large clumps, so I don't have the huge display of last year, but they'll be back. Here are a couple of my favorites.
My mother used to have iris on the back fence of our garden and I always loved when they bloomed - that beautiful line of color amidst all the green and brown of the garden. She didn't grow many flowers as her focus was on vegetables, but the iris pretty much took care of themselves so they stayed.
My focus is on flowers, especially roses, but I so enjoy iris time.
Thanks for visiting me in the garden today! I hope to have some stitching to share with you next time. :)