Spring in the Triangle – Garden Blogger’s Bloom Day

Just two weeks ago it was overcast with icy snow hitting the windshield when I went to photograph JoAnn’s Garden ….  The red buds were open and a lovely swath of white crocus highlighted the walk;  tulip leaves up but no color to speak of…  so no photos only a chill!

After  a cool spring we plunged into 80 degree weather last week, then rain  and the gardens woke up to WOW…  literally overnight!

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Yes,  Spring has sprung in the North Carolina Triangle – just in time to Tour and  Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day!

Today I’ll feature the garden of JoAnn Dewar.DSC08268

These Prunus serrulata ‘Kwanzan’ or Kwanzan Cherry flanking the walkway against Juniperus x pfitzeriana ‘Saybrook Gold’ – provided a Lily Pultzer RIP – heart be still moment as one approaches the garden…

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Through the cherries under the arbor and gorgeous Viburnum macrocephalumSterile‘  limbed up high… I only dream of this – as mine in the ground for seven years gets pruned by the deer before it blooms!

Around the corner, past a Cercis collection and to the back overlooking a lake.

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Mature Camellia still blooming!

White Wisteria across the lake adds to the layered effect.

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In every direction beautiful layers of dazzling color and textures…

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JoAnn has inspired me to plant full sized Tulips next year in zone 7… even if throw away…

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Ready to be inspired?  – check out which gardens are open in your area…  Ok .. New York  – Suffolk county Open Days this weekend!

For more Virtual garden tours check out Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day  hosted by Carol at May Bloom Gardens!

Enjoy – living the  EntwinedLife

Jayme B

NC Certified Environmental Educator

Garden Conservancy Regional Representative

JC Raulston Arboretum Volunteer

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3 thoughts on “Spring in the Triangle – Garden Blogger’s Bloom Day

  1. […] Spring in the Triangle – Garden Blogger’s Bloom Day (entwinedlife.com) […]

  2. pbmgarden says:

    Viburnum is really catching my eye this year. You’ve captured this lovely garden so well with your great photos and description.

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