|They always remind me of little fried eggs....|
What a happy time of year! Spring is literally springing forth: the weather was lovely this past week -- warm, sunny and in the 60s, and not even too windy for a few days. I imprudently worked outside two days in a row and my joints ached -- but I was still tempted to do more, it was that nice outside.
And the first flowers are blooming! Crocus, winter aconite and tiny irises are in flower, and the grass is slowly greening up. These little early flowers always make me so happy -- I'm making a mental note that I will plant more of them this fall, and I have a new planned area I think I will devote to them and other minor bulbs.
Here are a few flowers from outside and inside:
|More crocus. I love their Easter Egg colors.|
|These tiny irises are blooming and tulips are pushing up out of the ground among them.|
|Winter aconite are also in flower. They're pretty small, and require an|
Spring is definitely arriving early this year. I think this is the earliest we've had this many flowers blooming for a number of years. The weather has turned rainy for the next few days, but that will make the grass green up, and then it will really seem like spring!
I hope your spring is arriving as well, and that warm, sunny days are heading your way. Thanks for reading! -Beth