Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Spring Flowers Popping Up!

Since I posted pictures of our first spring garden flower, the tiny blue Iris, a week ago today, the snow has disappeared and we've had several actually warm days.  More flowers are just popping up in the garden overnight!

We really need to splurge and get more of these early spring flowers; they're so nice to see in the otherwise brown April garden.  These Snowdrops were the next to emerge, in three different spots.

There was even a bee going from blossom to blossom as I took pictures.  I'm not one for 'manicuring' a picture, but I really should have moved that white stick out of the background!

Today the first two blooms on the Pasque flower emerged, just a little late for Easter.  Last year was the first for this plant, and it's going to have a lot more blossoms this year.

This afternoon I noticed that the first crocus had emerged, among the mulch beside the new cement patio we had built late last summer adding a bright flash of colour.

They're really worth a close look, and I think we have several other colours coming along soon.

I had to stop at a neighbour's place to get these Winter Aconite blooms.   One of the earliest of the spring flowers here, I'd like to get some for our own garden.

And I've noticed that those tiny dwarf Iris seem to have spread a lot; there are quite a few more plants than last year, still blooming brightly.


14 comments:

  1. They seem to be coming along nicely!

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  2. So pleased to have you enjoy the blooms of spring!

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  3. Oh so pretty! I can't believe those little iris can bloom so early! What a treasure they are.

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  4. So once it warms up things develop very rapidly.

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  5. Hope springs external....your blooms are so beautiful, drenched in the light!!

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  6. Eternal....I hate auto correct. ;)

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  7. Lovely flowers! So glad they are blooming in your area.

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  8. Wonderful flowers! I don't always pay attention to the background either. I've had a trash can spoil an otherwise nice photo a few times.

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  9. Isn't it nice to see all come to life again ? Lovely flowers we had a few bees and a few butterfly's already flutter about the yard . I have my hummer and Oriole feeders up just incase . Thanks for sharing , Have a good day !

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  10. Wonderful pictures! I love that bee, stick and all. How fantastic! Your spring is just about exactly two months later than ours. :-)

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  11. Nature's wonders, still, and asleep, under the snow for so long, then suddenly into flower, lovely little iris, they can be such deep shades.

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  12. beautiful blooms. thanks for the id on the winter aconite.

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