Spring Flowers 2014

It is almost Easter, and maybe the warmer days are finally here.  We had a freeze Tuesday night, and Wednesday night, and the higher mountains north of us got snow.  Luckily, the apple crop is probably OK, only losing about 10% of the blooms.  This county is a huge apple producer.   On the plus side, my tulips bloomed!  It seems that there are a few purple ones yet to come.  They were supposed to be all pink.  Close your eyes, Bonnie, pretty flowers coming!!

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And the redbud is in full bloom now.  Sorry the pictures are a bit dark, it was cloudy when I took these.

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Have you ever heard the saying  ‘bloom where you are planted’?  This little jump-up volunteer is blooming valiantly in a crack in the driveway.

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The azaleas should be coming out in a week or so, followed by rhododendrons.  My Torenias will be ready to pick up from the garden center in 2 weeks, so the veranda will be blooming soon too.

Don’t you just love digging in the dirt?