Spring in King, is my favourite time of year, and my 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