The spectators are filing into the Fairegarden gallery, waiting for the Garden Bloggers Bloom Day procession to begin, led by Grand Marshall Carol of May Dreams. The early birds who like to get a certain front row center seat are already in place.
The late comers have to stand outside the fence, peering over the lavender. Oh boy, here comes the first wave!
If there was a beauty contest for the daffodils, N. ‘Audubon’ might be the winner.
Muscari macrocarpum ‘Golden Fragrance’
Mahonia × media
Puschkinia scilloides var. libanotica ‘Alba’
Spiraea thunbergii ‘Ogon’
Here comes the caboose! Golden Alexander, Zizia aurea has been blooming nearly every month of the year, even under the snow.
Here are the results for the Hellebore Show voting held last week:
Princess Verdette-Winner No Freckles
Centerfold-Winner Light Freckles Class
Pinky-Winner Freckles Class and Best In Show
Winner of Best In Show goes to Pinky of the Freckles Class. Congratulations to all the Hellebores, you are all so very beautiful. Thank you to all who voted and those who did not. We love all readers! To see the show post, click here-Hellebores On Parade