Laelia purpurata is among my favorite orchids, and its flowering signifies to me the end of spring and the beginning of the approaching summer season.
Few orchids match the magnificence of L. purpurata, native to Brazil, which appears in many different varieties. Continue reading “Laelia purpurata, as good as it gets”
Spring is a busy time on a farm; the days get longer and the amount of work expands accordingly.
So much to do this time of year, especially after working in Raleigh all winter long. I got my garden seedlings planted at the correct time this year and ended up with the most beautiful batch of seedling ever. With Flora’s help in weeding, most of the planting beds are ready and much of the garden is producing. Following are some photos of what happens in my life each spring.
Pole Green beans
Winter garden kale
Crown of Thorns
Cream colored iris