Thursday, April 20, 2017

Early Spring in the Garden

Hello my friends,

It has been a while since I've had the opportunity to post.  The past couple of weekends have been filled with garden clean up.  I'm happy to write the first blooms have arrived.  

It's always uplifting to see color again in the garden.

The beginning of a new season ...


Lots of bright blues and purples ...




The very entertaining chipmunks are back.  I enjoy watching them scurry about the yard with their cheeks filled with gathered nuts and seeds.

Peonies are starting to emerge.  A new variety I planted in the fall called 'Terrific Gal'.  They will have a double row of ruffled rose petals with a wonderful fragrance.


Finches and sparrows are gathering twigs for their houses.  Bird nests are appearing in the trees ... they are singing a song.


Magnolia buds so pretty against the blue sky.


There is so much to look forward to ... spring is in the air.

Wishing you a fantastic weekend!

12 comments:

Liz@ Infuse With Liz said...

Hi Donna! It's been a while since I've seen your gardens. Looks like everything is coming up nicely! We aren't quite as far along but we'll get there soon! I hope you'll share pictures of the new peonies!

Two Cottages And Tea said...

What a sweet post about your spring garden! I enjoyed it so much!
Nancy

KarinsArtScrap said...

Hi Donna great to hear something from you.
yess the garden becomes a live again it lookes great already with those colours.
Gr Karin

RitaR said...

Very much enjoyed "visiting" your Spring garden. Just lovely!

Alessandra said...

Your garden is absolutely fairy and very romantic
Hugs Alessandra

Louca por porcelana said...

What a beautiful post!Love your garden!

Lisa said...

Dear Donna,
your garden looks lovely! I especially like the magnolia tree. Such a beautiful colour! Looking forward to seeing your peonies bloom!
Best wishes,
Lisa

Roses, Lace and Brocante said...

A lovely glimpse into your Spring garden Donna­čĺÉ
Downunder we're enjoying Autumn days before we hunker down for Winter!
Thank you for popping in to say hello.
Shane

Rose M Rodriguez said...

Hello Donna! , thank you for your visit. Your post is beautiful, with the flowers opening in your garden! And details that you enjoy this season! It has been a pleasure, Regards, Rose M.

Margie said...

I love the purple and yellow flowers. So pretty! My peonies are also slowly popping out of the ground. So exciting to see the "new life"! Have a great weekend!

Chris said...

Your garden is so beautiful!

Daffodil Cards said...

Such BEAUTIFUL Spring flowers, isn't it just wonderful to see everything popping up.
Faith
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