January 17, 2011

Dreaming of Spring

I really wanted to get out and take some photos this weekend, but it was just too dark and dreary. During a break in the rainshowers, I wandered out in the backyard looking for something inspiring.



A bit of color! Heather is blooming.....


Red-twig Dogwood:



"Flowers" on the Filbert tree:



It was getting to be time for the evening feeding and the Juncos and Chickadees were busy looking for food at the feeders.





I was excited to see this bright green patch below the apple tree. You know what those are? Spring bulbs! Here is a photo of what this bed will look like in a couple of months. Although that was three years ago, so it looks even better now.



Only a couple more months...........

5 comments:

  1. Spring bulbs? Soo exciting!

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  2. we're ready for those couple of months to pass!!

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  3. Love these photos! Anxiously awaiting spring here as well. But we did enjoy ice skatings weekend. The lake at our cabin was completely frozen. So beautiful and so much fun!

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  4. Nature doesn't cease to amaze us, rain or shine... Such beautiful pictures. And what a variety of birds in your garden, amazing!

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  5. I literally gasped at the beauty of your nature pictures. Coming to your blog instantly settled me with a kind and gentle peace. Your photos are so vivid, I felt like I was actually there! It is still complete and total winter here, so thank you for sharing these lovelies today.
    P.S. I posted my finished Mason jar cozy on my blog today. Thanks again for your awesome tutorial!

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