…crocuses fresh and new…happy it’s spring……

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Photographed the day before the big winter storm watch, with daffodils in the background.

It is storming outside, gusty winds 80+km/hr. Cold, icyish.  Yet when looking out, they are still there, closed and waiting for the storm to pass…..

..my garden…….

 

…”though I am but a small spot in a big tree, I shall sing spring, and my song will be heard by all :)”…..author Mr. Cardinal……..

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Sounds of spring in my backyard….Mr. Cardinal

….. in my beautiful maple….. that is starting to bud……

my garden, on a spring afternoon….

…lilacs in french flower pot………

I am extending my cedar hedge and needed to cut 3 large branches that were leaning over to my neighbors.  The bouquet is courtesy of  that lilac branch.  The pot now sits on my mantel.

Happy Mother’s Day!

This is available as a card or fine art print at my Redbubble Shop – here

…the essence of spring……….

Taken on my walk with Boucle yesterday morning, while the sun was shining brightly……
A beautiful morning…….
This is a grouping of lilacs that hangs over the sidewalk …they are probably quite old…..
…time seems to stand still while walking under them……….
….I remember beautiful lilacs as a little girl….and picking them for my Mom, along with bright yellow dandelions, because they were so pretty……
….they weren’t ours….
…I wonder what the owners of them thought……:)

….lilacs at their peak………

My lilacs on the side are putting on a fragrant show.  Plump and full of blooms, reaching for the sky they are delightfully fragrant……..

A gorgeous day yesterday, sunny and warm….laundry hanging…..and Boucle and I spending time under the maple tree……you can see the sunshine’s edge shining warmth onto the lilacs………

…my garden……

This is available as a card or fine art print at my Redbubble Shop – here

UPDATE:  I am happy to share with you that GETTY Images has requested this photo.  However, that means that it is no longer available at my Redbubble Shop.
Should you wish to licence this photo, please email me and I will help you arrange that through Getty:)    Best Jane

…petite ruffled daffodils……..

I thought these were not coming back this year.  But when I went outside yesterday morning, there they were, three little bunches.

These are my favorite daffodils.  They are about the size of a twoonie, or an oversized silver dollar, delicate with sweet ruffled centers.  The smooth plumpness of their petals are soft and delightful, and I love the way they touch and bunch up together.

…my garden……