Tag Archives: Spring

Snowdrops’ Message

Carpet of snowdrops at Painswick Rococo Garden, Gloucestershire, UK (2014). Snowdrops are one of the first flowers to emerge in full force at the end of winter. A few days ago I strolled through a local garden and saw clusters … Continue reading

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Baby Fresh Forest

Broom Hill (near Soudley), Forest of Dean, England. I wanted to be able to title this post as something relating to English bluebells, because the bluebell-blanketed forest is what was sought. But weather has not been on the bluebells’ side this … Continue reading

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A True Sign of Spring

Greetings on this fine, sunny, spring day. Wow! It feels so good to be able to say that! My husband and I just returned from a low-key yet really enjoyable holiday in Dublin, Ireland. Even though I took far fewer … Continue reading

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Unhatched Spring

It’s amazing how much one can appreciate sunshine after long stretches of overcast days. Last year, it seemed like spring just appeared one day and brought with it milder weather. Winter was over. Or at least that’s how my highly … Continue reading

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Early Birds and Blossoms

Cherry Blossoms, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom (February 2013). I took my camera with me today to see what I might see and, happily, I came upon a bird standing very still among leafless stalks and dead leaves. It cocked its head, … Continue reading

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Long-Awaited Snowdrops

Snowdrops on National Trust’s Sherborne Estate, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. After a winter filled with leafless trees and flowers purchased from the flower stand, the snowdrops are finally in bloom. Sherborne Estate in Gloucestershire, near Burford and Bibury, is one location to … Continue reading

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