Is the rhododendron a she? I think mine is anyway :-) And like so many shes, she is early with her preparations. Buds are already formed and will now sleep through cold and darkness, to eventually open into huge, pink beauties next spring.
I live in Trondheim, Norway with my husband and two daughters. Two boys have moved out to create their own homes. I work full time, and have alot of interests, but there is hardly a day when you don't find me in the kitchen, playing with old and new recipes. And if I am not to be find it the kitchen, take a look in The Blue Garden. I am a member of the Slow Food movement and a supporter of the Slower Life. You can contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org