Monday, May 27, 2013

A Song of Spring

 "Oh don't you wish that you could hear them ring.
That can happen only when the fairies sing!"
Old English ditty
 
 "Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil"
Reginald Herier
 
 "I love Spring anywhere but if I could choose,
I would always greet it in the garden."
Ruth Stout
 
No longer brown and barren my woodlands have
greened up bringing life to the gardens!
Ferns sprouting everywhere! Early bloomers like
Solomen's seal creamy white bell shaped flowers
dance under the stems! 
*look up, way way up at the 1st two photos
 
How can we not be full of Joy with new life, fresh scents,
sunshine, and a new growing season upon us!
 frost warnings..  Gulp.. we've had a few this weekend!
Wishing you all a fantastic gardening season!


38 comments:

Arija said...

Isn't it odd how I feel just the same as you except that here it is autumn. with a little rain, nature reawakens, even my spring bulbs are popping up all over the place.
Lovely Solomon's seal and the verdure around you.

Pamela Gordon said...

Hello Anna. All the rain we've had has really greened things up here. It's so lush and beautiful! I like the solomon's seal plant with it's creamy blooms. There is a frost warning for us tonight too. I hope to do some planting tomorrow though. I have a few bought but have to buy soil today. Happy Gardening to you! Pamela

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/From Harvest To Table said...

It is looking beautiful in your woodlands Anna.

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

The beauty of new life in spring is wonderful.

Teresa said...

Isn't spring wonderful Each day as we walk around the gardens a new surprise awaits us! We also have had frost warnings in the past week. :( Cooler then normal here also.

vincibene said...

WOW! Wonderful bells, I've never seen before.

George said...

We are seeing new blossoms in our yard each day. Hopefully we've now seen the last of our frost warnings.

Anonymous said...

St. Francis (?) is my favourite shot. So tranquil and nurturing. Spring is a wonderful time of year. A promise of new beginnings. Hugs, twt

judie said...

Those creamy bell-shaped flowers are so lovely, and yes, I would love to hear them ring. Do fairies ever sing? I will listen more closely when I am near a garden. In my yard, I have only a few beautiful hibiscus and lots of jasmine, but the scent is luscious, day and night!

Catherine said...

Such pretty green in your garden! Lovely!
xo Catherine

Rose said...

Lovely images and quotes to celebrate my favorite time of year!

JC said...

My yard is very green now. I love it.

*Sheila* said...

Hi Anna, Spring comes and goes this year doesn't it!
Still, your garden is blooming and adding colour to your life, so it can't be all cold and grey!
Love your garden art!
hugs

warriormom said...

Just beautiful! I've not had an opportunity to walk through the woods to the swamp. I have lots of new things to get planting - bleeding hearts and butterfly bushes.

ZielonaMila said...

Beautiful photographs, miraculous colours, such views are giving much joy:) Greetings

Tricia Hays said...

oh what beauties. i have pics of my mom's St Francis garden statue, too... 2nd post down on my page.

goatman said...


A nice intro into Spring.
I really like the idea of the bell-flowers making sound. Could be
inspiration for a poem.

eileeninmd said...

Wow, your garden look beautiful. I love the dainty flowers, very cute! Beautiful quotes and images!

Deb said...

Such a peaceful woodland garden Anna.

Recardo said...

"ovely images and quotes to celebrate my favorite time of year!"

Indeed, it is the best time of the year..

Jeanie said...

Oh, dear! I have a couple posts to check! We had such a cold wet spring. Now no water, lately. Maybe today. Happy summer -- your garden is glorious!

judie said...

Miss you Anna. Hope you are well. xo

Our photos said...

The photos are beautiful!

Elin said...

Really beautiful!

judie said...

I really miss your lovely posts Anna. Hope you are well. xoxo

Jeanie said...

Sending summer greetings and hope all is well. Of course, we always worry! I just hope you are busy and having a splendid summer!

stadtgarten said...

Dear Anna, such a long time without having heard anything from you. I hope that you are having a beautiful summer and that everything is okay!
Hugs, Monika

ZielonaMila said...

Green fantastic images :) Regards

Jeanie said...

Happy Autumn. I send greetings, hope all is well.

Ela said...

Your garden is so beautiful !

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