Leesburg Flower and Garden Festival – Things to Do

Saturday I ventured to the Leesburg Flower and Garden Festival with a friend. Now that we’ve been, I’m sure this will be an annual trip for us.

My friend heard about the festival from a coworker, and she was advised to get there early because people show up an hour before the event starts, and […]

Probably Peonies

One of my favorite late spring flowers are peonies. I think that the below are sprouts, and the bud definitely has a peony form. Looks like May may be beautiful and hopefully scented! #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 20%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf;
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Garden Bunnies – Cute Little Menace

I’m sure I won’t think these bunny rabbits are so cute when they start eating my veggies, but right now they’re adorable. I catch a glimpse of little cottontails running from beneath the lilacs every time I open a door. I’ve also seen them lurking in the bushes in the magnolia/peach bed (like the first […]

Shenandoah Lilacs In Peak Bloom

Here are some pictures of the beautiful lilacs blooming in the yard and along the lane. If anyone is in the area this week, get in touch. You’re welcome to come cut some blooms for your vase!

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Shenandoah Redbuds Starting to Fade

The Eastern Redbuds here in the valley have stated to fade from their brilliant pink-purple-magenta shade to a softer pink. They’re still beautiful and, especially where they have spread through the forests, are still striking.

*** This site is comprised solely of the opinions of its author, Stacey Morgan Smith. She works to promote gardening and tourism in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, from Roanoke to the Potomac River.***