Life Returns!

  1. Our mild weather continues.  Last week we had some lovely warm weather and I was able to get out and tidy the gardens a bit.  And now we have had a few days of rain and little green shoots are popping up all over!  Very early for us.  Very nice.  Even the grass is turning green.  Usually at this time of year the grass is still buried beneath the snow.   So this is a treat.


The pussy willows have burst open.  They almost shimmer on this overcast day.  


The garlic is up.  


And this little catnip has poked up through the straw.

imageThe heather has blossomed.   This light pink one…image..and this darker one.  Both are stunning.

imageCrocus are appearing..imageA sure sign of Spring!

image Even the primroses have returned.

imageThe pulmonaria is just starting to flower.

IMG_5107And the daffodils are coming up!

All before St.Patrick’s Day!  It lifts the spirits to see life returning to the gardens.  And this is just the beginning!  Mother Nature is just awakening… …there is MUCH more to come!

Happy Spring, everyone!


About patti

I am a retired kindergarten teacher, tending a new kind of garden now, raising chickens and exploring permaculture. I live with my husband, Bill, my beloved dog, Fergus and my cat, Mighty Merlin. We have a small cottage and a tiny bit of land called Brookwood Shire. It is our sanctuary.
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2 Responses to Life Returns!

  1. Pam R says:

    Better enjoy it this week, as Dave Hayes has threatened a snow storm…. Saw my first lungwort bloom on Saturday. Your heather is just gorgeous!!

  2. Joanne says:

    Happy spring! Let’s hope that the possible snowstorm for Monday turns into rain!

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