Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Spring is coming...

On Sunday afternoon it was so beautiful I had to snap some photos of what is blooming in my yard.
 The Bradford Pears are doing their part to encourage Spring to make her entrance!
 Please excuse all the electrical lines, we live in an older neighborhood,
 so we still have them above ground! 


Of course, the camellias could not be out-done!


One my favorite early spring bloomers,  the Saucer Magnolia! 
Those pink and purple blooms just sing...Spring is coming!
Even our Carolina Jessamine has decided Spring is close by!
The Dogwoods are preparing for a beautiful show along with the Azaleas (my absolute favorite!).

 We have had lots of wind the last couple of days...March winds arrived a day or two early!  When it settles down, I am going to be taking some photos around town to show you how gorgeous things are looking here.

So, I know lots of you are still feeling the grips of Old Man Winter,
but I promise.... Spring is on her beautiful way!

12 comments:

Princess Freckles said...

Oh I cannot wait for all the trees to bloom up here! Its just so glorious when everything starts blooming!

Wendy said...

So beautiful!

Miss Char said...

Michelle, this was the perfect pick me up after just coming in from shoveling the snow off the sidewalks!

ShannonPinNOLA said...

Wow...you have all that blooming at your house? LUCKY!!!!!

The Southern Lady said...

Good morning from Tokyo!

What lovely pictures! I miss the dogwoods as they begin to peak...thankfully we have our cherry blossoms! A lovely day to you and yours...


Warmly,

Elizabeth

Farmchick said...

So beautiful and full of color. We do at least have buds forming on trees. This winter has just been too long!

Adrienne said...

All of that in your yard? Wow! It must smell lovely, it sure looks lovely.

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Ruth said...

Beautiful! Makes me miss my bradford pear tree.

Southern Lady said...

You have a lot of blooms in your yard too. Isn't spring grand?? Enjoy every minute. Carla

Cherish @ Southern Soul Mates said...

Ahhh, don't you love it?! It looks just like that down here in our neck of the woods, too, and I couldn't be happier! xoxo

Gracie Beth said...

I am bad and call bradford pears the stanky fish trees!

Lori said...

Do you have a nook is it lendable?