Springtime in the Ozarks

I love that we have four distinct seasons in the Ozark Mountains. If I had to pick my favorite, though it would be spring. The pear trees and and the peach trees are full of blooms.   Golden alexander or Zizia (isn’t that a fun name?) and the ‘Butter and Egg’ daffodils are making a … Read more

May 3rd, 2013

Yes, I said   May.  Usually this time of year we are grilling and staying outside ’til dark watching the martins and hummingbirds settle down for the evening. Yesterday I strolled around my yard looking for any new bloomers. My Japanese maple is stunning this year. The phlox are still blooming Columbines and English Bluebell are … Read more