>Mid-April, and spring is showing itself in earnest. The trees have buds, the daffodils are coming up, the birds are building nests. On my terrace, the perennials are looking good. Below are lilies of the valley (Maiglöckchen).This is a peony, or Pfingstrose (“Pentacost rose”) which has yet to ever flower, but neverthless gives leafy greenery to the terrace. Next to it are phlox (Phlox).
Last month I helped a colleague move into a new apartment, and came home with a potted tree for which he no longer had room on his new, smaller balcony. I think it’s a magnolia. In any case it’s just putting out new leaves, so it seems to be happy enough in its new home.
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