Month in Review- April Weather Photo Calendar

Photos from each day of the month of April.

April 29 Noon, 50° Sun

Little Ladybug in the Yews. I was trimming hedges today and the Taxus was loaded with Lady Beetles.

April 28, 10 am, 39° Clouds and Some Sun

The ‘Bloodgood’ Japanese Maple has fully leafed out.

April 27, 3 pm, 43°, Sun and dropped to 29° at night

Columbine ‘Songbird Cardinal’ is singing a pretty song.

The Lilac ‘Miss Kim’ and Crabapple ‘Royal Gem’ in the image above is seen in the bed below flowering with Creeping Phlox and Forget-Me-Nots. The tulips are in for a long rest.

April 26, 1 pm, 58°, Clouds

April 25, 2 pm, 53°, Sun (image in the shade)

Viburnum prunifolium ‘ Black Haw’

April 24, 2 pm, 39°, Clouds

April 23, 9 am, 33° Light Snow in the photo at 10 am it turned into a bit of a snow storm.

The snow and wind were really blowing after ten in the morning. The wind blew the pear petals around so it looked like snow even before the actual flurries fell.

April 22, 10 am, 37°, Clouds

April 21, 1 pm, 41°, Brief Rain

April 20, 2 pm, 75°, Sun

April 19, 5 pm, 65°, Sun

April 18, 4 pm, 44°, Sun

April 17, 9 am, 46°. Sun

Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum

April 16, 11 am, 58°, Sun

April 15, 2 pm, 60°, Sun

April 14, 5 pm, 55°, Sun

Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral

April 13, 4 pm, 50°, Sun

Narcissus Salome

April 12, 1 pm, 47°, Sun

Tulipa batalinii Bright Gem

April 11, 12 pm, 41°, Clouds

April 10, 6 pm, 43°, Clouds, drizzle

Narcissus Goblet

April 9, 11 am, 45°, Sun

Anemone blanda

April 8, 4 pm, 53°, Clouds


April 7, 3 pm, 47° Sun

Hydrangea, Nikko Blue

April 6, 8 am, 36° Sun

Pyrus Red Spire

April 5, 7 am, 36°, Sun

Narcissus Goblet

April 4, 10 am, 40°, Sun

April 3, 11 am, 48°, Clouds

April 2, 4 pm, 50°, Sun

April 1, 10 am, 38° Rain

April 30, Forecast – Sunny Morning, Rain 60% evening, high 55°, low 48°, Hoping for rain

This calendar was made for clients in 2006, adapted for my garden in 2012, but the tips are useful for those in the Northeast. And yes, there are a lot of gardeners who adore their lawn turf. And yes, grass does have benefits too! No need to debate the love of grass, since most of us have some on our properties too. I even mowed my grass this fine sunny day.

Hope you enjoyed the month in review. Many flowers opened and the insects returned. We had some snow and ran the gauntlet of temperature.

Linking with Bumble Lush, The Best and  Worst of My Garden even though this post really is not so much about this theme, but we did have April snow and wind that played havoc so I guess that is a worst. Linking with The Patient Gardener for the End of the Month View.

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20 Responses to Month in Review- April Weather Photo Calendar

  1. Really enjoyed seeing all your spring blooms. Mine are long gone. I particularly like the shot of the lone dandelion with the phlox. Looks like you got a little bit of everything this month in the weather department.

  2. Amazing how your garden is ahead of mine is some ways…we had very cold weather the last 10 days to 2 weeks with many nights of freezing…trees are still trying to leaf out and many plants are not growing or blooming…some have bit the dust with the freezes every night…this has been the worst April for weather…

  3. Laurrie says:

    A wonderful documentation of this wondrous month. There was always something beautiful to photograph each day (my favorite is the April 20 dandelion… genius!)

  4. debsgarden says:

    What a great way to document a beautiful month in the garden. Many of my own spring blooms are long gone. Now we are headed into summer, despite near freezing temps just last week!

  5. loved your pix, Donna. great job!

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  7. Bernieh says:

    Love your month in review posts. There were so many lovely little vignettes today.

  8. b-a-g says:

    I especially like the photo of the daffodils in the dappled shade.

  9. Denise says:

    Beautiful way to remember each day.

  10. All things bright and cheerful!

  11. I am in awe … everything looks so beautiful in your garden. Love the columbine, the maple, your Virburnum – lovely!

  12. GirlSprout says:

    You have so much going in your garden already. Mine is just waking up. My lilacs are doing well this year, too.

  13. Marguerite says:

    What a beautiful month it’s been for you. So many blooms already and plenty of sunshine.

  14. I have a lot of the same plants, and this post brought some of the memories back. I love these “month in review” posts. Thanks so much for sharing!

  15. cathywieder says:

    What a wonderful way to remember your garden. This is an idea I think I’m going to borrow. Thanks for a wonderful, inspired way to keep track of what’s blooming, the weather, the temperature, etc. And I enjoyed the tour through your blooms, the butterflies and trees… all of it!

  16. Kala says:

    So many gorgeous nature images. Your blog is a feast for the eyes and soul.

  17. acwhenpigsfly says:

    Beautiful photos as always. I look forward to opening your posts.

  18. It is very fun seeing what is going on in your garden day by day. We have had some very cold temperatures lately—sort of like March in April—but not below freezing and no snow. I had to wear long underwear and other winter apparel at my nursery event this weekend though.

  19. bumblelush says:

    How beautiful! And thank you for linking with my meme. Sorry to hear about the snow and winds. It doesn’t look like many things were negatively affected from your photos, but I know that extreme temperature fluctuations can be very bad for bugs and plants. I love this idea of recording times and temperatures. What a great record keeper. My fave picture is the first one. I’m always impressed by photographers who capture such clear close-ups of tiny little creatures.

  20. I love these posts, I still think it’s a wonderful way to keep track, not just of the weather, but the garden too. I don’t have most of the plants you show here, except for dandelions, of course! 😉

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