Yesterday was an outdoors day for me. The temperature was just perfect for digging and mowing grass. I hadn’t mowed the backyard yet because it is mostly in the shade and the grass doesn’t grow very fast. Now the whole yard is mowed. The violets are growing all over the back garden and in the grass.
The Jack-in-the-Pulpit has started poking out of the ground. This is one of the tallest ones.
Here is another whole batch of Jacks. This area was still under leaves so I partially cleared it. The Jacks usually grow in the forest and are used to poking through leaves and other vegetation.
I was sharing some Hostas with a friend so I have been digging up the ones that needed to be moved or divided. The babies along the edge of the roots are pulled off and planted separately.
There were several that were just too large to stay where they were. I gave my friend the large part of this plant and kept the 3 baby sections.
This the first Cranesbill that is blooming. It has lots of buds. The flowers are a very pale pink.
And speaking of pink, my nine redbud trees are in full bloom now.
Last night I started cleaning the basement for the art quilters who are coming Monday. I put away several stacks of fabric and started vacuuming.