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Let's Celebrate Spring - with photos

 
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Here’s mine from last March. Coming very soon.

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You know it's spring when you get the barbie out! This was a few days ago!
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Giving the staff a few hours off in the sunshine
Giving the staff a few hours off in the sunshine
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Love is in the air
Love is in the air
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Makes one want to get planting
Makes one want to get planting
 
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Today I saw the first Butterburs (Petasites hybrides) appearing, here on the waterside, between the still dormant reeds. 18 Februari, I think that's early.

 
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ewwwww dead of winter



huzzah its spring.   With some kind of a nest, last year.  Now it's the endpoint of a 1 m high hugel I did this past fall

 
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There's some really wonderful stuff going on!
I'm always desperate for spring to get going. It seems to be having a tough time this year - winter gave us quite a few snowy days as it's last hurrah and there's been so much rain. Here are a few of mine from around this time last spring -








 
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Oh, it's not all new friends who appear in spring, also making their appearance are new, vicious enemies. Beware!!!

They may be starting out cute, and looking harmless, like this one here, on March 14:


Still looking kind of innocent on March 28:


But then, as they grow older, the danger starts to become more apparent, like today, April 15:


We need to watch our plants! A couple of young hares grew up in my garden, every time I'm watering my plants I seem to be spraying on one, or both.
I guess they'll soon develop the notion that humans are creatures to be aware of, and will choose the wide meadow field instead of cosying up in my garden.
 
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My bowl runneth over. 😀
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greens harvest
greens harvest
 
Sally Munoz
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Quince
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Quince
Quince
 
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Spring is not only inside my garden, but also in front of it. Japanese cherry blossoms in the Netherlands.
 
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Flowers and Phoebe
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flowers
flowers
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My bees have survived the winter and both I and they are smelling the spring.
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My bees have survived the winter
My bees have survived the winter
 
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With the ample rainfall this wet season, we're going to have an bumper crop of Almonds. Yum!



 
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Here are the quince blossoms all opened up. :-)
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the quince blossoms all opened up
the quince blossoms all opened up
 
Sally Munoz
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Oh, and sweet little surprise!
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sweet little surprise
sweet little surprise
 
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