West End Neighbors
Garden and History Tours
Ideas for color and
in the garden:
Perennials in April |
Perennials in May |
Perennials in June |
Perennials in July |
Perennials in September
Ground covers through the months |
Shrubs through the months |
Trees through the months |
Installations and art |
Minnesota Noxious Weed List
Extremely Cold Hardy Perennials
Perennial Resource (external link)
Best Performing Perennials
Midwest Gardening (external link)
But no snow--first to bloom in 2021.
April 4, 2021:
This very early vine is a rare treasure.
A collection of white tulips
This is a memorial garden for our three whippets: Bess (2006-2019), Annie (2003-2020), and Maud (2011-2020)
Lenten rose (Helleborus orientalis)
A perennial in the buttercup family. Photo reminds me of the Little Shop of Horrors...
April 4, 2021
Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)
In front of the garage's garden house that stores marginally hardy plants during winter.
A solitary yellow tulip, a veteran of over 20 years
Yellow tulip (dasystemon tarda)
Another veteran of 20+ years that blooms rarely in deep shade.