I know, bad, bad pun. But I'm very excited about the lilac bush. It's covered in buds this year.
Last year there were absolutely no flowers. I looked up the variety of lilac that we have and read that it blooms every other year. Bummer. We bought and planted it in 2006. It flowered in 2007 but was nothing but leaf in 2008. This year it looks like we're getting a big crop.
In other budding news, the glycine (wysteria) that we planted the same year is also covered in flower buds. It did flower last year, but this should be an even better year because it grew significantly last year. The first two years it must have been working on its root system; it didn't grow much at all. Then, last year, all of a sudden it went wild.
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