Spring in King, is my favourite time of year, and favourite place to be.
My tulips were decimated over the long and bitter cold winter, and only a scattered few, grew.
I was sad to see just two of my favourite appear, and I couldn't resist cutting them.
The colouration is spectacular and unusual. "Bougainvillea" in Hermes speak- a deep coral pink, with "Etoupe" accents.
Taking a break from hauling out the summer furniture; I took a hike up the hill to see what was blooming.
The trees appear to have more blossoms this year, than ever.
Finally, after much care and fertilizer, they're starting to take hold and grow.
Just as I reached the top, the clouds rolled in
Looking down, I was struck by a new idea.
I've always wanted a Chinoiserie style Folly, and I think the back garden will be the perfect place to build one.
I plan to attach it to the house, so it can be a year round living space.
I'll follow the hexagon shape of the terrace.
I envision a simple classic design,with four screened windows, and two doors.
My inspiration for the shape and roofline is this lantern