Pictures of the Hallman's Yard Spring 2008

Pictures of the Hallman's Yard Spring 2008

Early March

Front yard
   
Southwest side West side: Star magnolia on the left

   
Star magnolia Crocuses near the front of the house. The deer eat them.

   
The earliest bloomers
This old fashioned variety was here when we got hereLong cup

   
There are many varieties

   
The yellow is an early piece of kerriaA few pieces of sweet breath of spring with old-fashioned doubles

   
We see this clump from the kitchen window One lone pale yellow

   
Deer ate the blossoms of the young tulip tree last year, netting protects them Camelia, across the driveway from the tulip tree

   
Old fashioned hyacinth Periwinkle

Mid March

The plum trees are in bloom and smell wonderful
   
This one fell over in the ice storm of 2001
   
These are next to the garage
   
Front yard

Late March

Plum tree far left has finished Southwest side

   
 Front yard

   
   
Pinks next to the pump house

   
 Loripetulum is hard to photograph

First week of April

RedbudsKerria
   
Red azalea near the little house
   
Grape hyacinth: We used to have lots of them. I think the deer eat them.Scilla
   
Pinks in the front yard, next to the driveway

Second week of April

 Yellow cheerfulness with a perriwinkle
   
Yellow cheerfulness next to flowering almondFlowering almond
   
Tree peonies in the driveway circle -- small plants with big flowers
   
Pale blue star flowerAjuga
   
Scilla
   
Lilacs with loripetulum

Third week of April

The last daffodils are blooming — small, white with yellow centers, the blue are Spanish bluebells
   
 Star of Bethlehem is getting started
   
Bridal wreath in front of the house, dogwood on the right
   
Dove's-foot geranium carpets the yardShannon found one white one
   
Wild azalea with kerria
   
More tree peonies — the peonies in the front yard haven't opened yet
 The camelia still looks good, with dogwood
The viburnum has started blooming, with the lilacs and loripetulum

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