Took 5 tries, but throwing the poppy seeds on the snow worked. These are second year self sowers. I love the variegated pink/white and the red ones with white centers. Muddy orange, not so much.
Lilacs bloom for butterflies
After waiting 5 years for these lilacs to bloom, I was a little disappointed by the pale color. I thought I had planted a deep wine purple. Butterflies are loving it though.
river stone driveway
The elusive and very beautiful "Delaware River Stone" driveway. Seems to be impossible to find the stone, a mix of grey, white and almost purple, again. Would love it, 3/8" rather than this 1" size, for my paths.
The Rockport Quarry is closed, but vintage bridge pieces provide the spotted black on light grey granite on the right wall.
The wall is tacked to echo the house's grey cedar shingle courses.
closer look at stone stairs
Terrific masonry work by Seth Campeau and his crew.