Oh, wait, I'm out of sequence
Nevertheless, it's Saturday and the weather was warm and sunny and there was a lot to do in the yard before I could hit the sewing room. My one hour today was spent pulling weeds out of this bed that I can see from the sewing room.
It actually wasn't in bad shape but the onions and dandelions were a challenge. I am one who has to be on my knees at eye level with the weeds. An hour is about all I can handle! We have three peonies in that area. I had not cut them back in the fall when I should have so I didn't know what to expect. One popped up overnight.
It is loaded with buds. The second one is looking good.
I had given up on the third one until a raked away some of the leaf cover.
Two little sprouts of promise! I came across a few others coming up in the woods, too, We have already had beautiful cherry blossoms and red buds. And most of last year's new shrubs have survived the deer's salad bar. I am a happy gardener!