Marching Towards Spring

Only one more week until astronomical spring in the Northern Hemisphere. Let’s see what is blooming; the cherry plum blossom is still clinging to the trees.

The cream primroses have been joined by purple ones.

The lilac buds progress.Photo of lilac buds

The dwarf narcissi in pots are flowering.

However, the big daffodils in the garden are still thinking about it.Photo of daffodil buds

The yellow crocus has outlived its purple cousins. It has also avoided being eaten by sparrows, I have been informed that they have a penchant for yellow petals.Photo of yellow crocus

The forsythia gets ever more yellow.

The quince is going strong.Photo of bee house with quince and flower pots

Newcomers include grape hyacinths.Photo of grape hyacinth

Dog violets.

The flowering currant.

Red dead-nettle.Photo of red dead-nettle

For those of you who remember the pinnacle of my gardening prowess, the alpine trough, here it is.

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23 thoughts on “Marching Towards Spring

  1. Looks wonderful to me, especially your alpine trough.
    I’ve never seen the flowers from a flowering currant or the red variety dead-nettle before – thanks for sharing them.

  2. Beautiful spring scent on my grey, wet and cold Saturday! Your post put a warm smile on my face now.Timeto get another cup of coffee. πŸ™‚
    Have a wonderful weekend!

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