Howdy friends...what's blooming?
There are new blossoms every time I walk outside this time of year in the Pacific Northwest. These are a few pictures that I took on my morning stroll with Cotton today. I wish you could smell the scents of fresh grass mixed with blossoms and hear the birds singing. Spring is early!
|One of many birdhouses greets us as we |
start our walk through the rose arbor.
|This pretty "Peppermint Camelia" is a large topiary|
outside the front door.
|Stone paths lined with daffodils|
pass by the seasonal flag...yes, it's "my"
St. Patrick's flag!
|Try as I may to get rid of them, |
wild violets spring up everywhere each spring.
|My favorite coral pink camellia.|
|Dew drops each morning line petals and leaves and keep |
everything "northwest green" all year.
|My favorite daffodils have orange centers. We have thousands|
of daffodils on our property; it makes for a very cheery early spring!
|This is Glen's favorite view on our acreage...down the path between|
large fir trees. The giant purple plum tree is frosting on the cake!
|Our new neighbor.|
|In the garden: Garlic, broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, cabbage, |
peach, apricot and almond blossoms, and the berries are leafing out.
|These johnny-jump-ups return every year and have |
self-seeded the whole flower bed
|Glen uncovered the picnic table and we had|
BBQ burgers and potato salad last night.
|The rocks are covered with bright moss and mini plants.|
|Our 8 large koi and 6 babies are back to sunning themselves and eating regularly.|
Well, I guess it is past time to get to work. I am starting new paintings today for a new art collection which I'm excited about. I'll give you a small hint...