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posted 04-07-2009 04:01 PM
Isn’t it just amazing! Thanks for sharing!You just about made it possible for me to believe that Spring is somewhere ready to jump out of that snow that is still falling!
-- Eklectic, Follow my Bliss, South East Ontario 5a
14694 posts in 3366 dayshardiness zone 5b
posted 04-07-2009 04:26 PM
and that’s why we love our winter—- we can appreciate such beauty
-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)
1591 posts in 3082 dayshardiness zone 5
posted 04-07-2009 04:53 PM
Beautiful pictures. Makes the snow bearable, doesn’t it?
-- the day you quit learning is the day you quit living.
5389 posts in 3244 dayshardiness zone 9
posted 04-07-2009 05:35 PM
Yes, gorgeous photos Iris … it is snowing really big flakes at the moment … and I found myself thinking, “how pretty” ... probably the last time we will be seeing this till next winter. I’m gonna take a moment and enjoy this … all kidding aside …
-- "A beautiful garden is a work of heart" --
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posted 04-07-2009 07:25 PM
Hurrah for the flowers that keep trying to come out. And just how soon before everyone will be saying how hot and humid it is? Thanks for the photos. Your waterfall and pond is pretty.
7374 posts in 3146 dayshardiness zone 5a
posted 04-08-2009 08:31 AM
Wow colored snow.Wish I had some of that.(LOL) Makes great pictures though.Thanks for sharing them Iris.
-- Bon,Hastings,Ont.....zone 5a....Always room for one more
posted 04-08-2009 10:14 AM
The crocuses almost look like Easter eggs, don’t they? :-)
posted 04-08-2009 12:42 PM
Iris … YES THEY DO, now that you mention it … okay, very cool!!!! And sure did put a smile on my face with that thought!!! LOL!!!!!
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posted 04-09-2009 06:48 PM
I love crocuses and those first few signs of life after a long winter. Spring must be right around the corner at your house. :0)
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posted 04-15-2009 07:19 PM
wow nature is amazing…coming from sunny CA this is shocking to think the plants survive…
268 posts in 2614 dayshardiness zone 5
posted 03-06-2010 02:16 PM
wow! Lovely flowers on the snow. Can’t hardly wait for all the snow mounds to melt.Thanks for sharing.
posted 03-06-2010 03:17 PM
Thanks, Orchids77. Those pictures are from last year, just acouple weeks more and maybe they’ll be showing up again.
4312 posts in 2628 dayshardiness zone 5b
posted 03-06-2010 03:54 PM
Even if these photos are from last year’s flowers, they are still beautiful to see. A promise of spring! What is the name of the little blue flowers in the second photo? I like your little pond, too.
-- "...I have nothing against authorities as such; I am only in favor of putting a question mark after just about everything they say." Ruth Stout
posted 03-07-2010 11:59 AM
RFG, those little blue flowers are scilla siberica. They grow from a little bulb very easily and seed themselves. They begin to bloom in late winter, very early spring.
posted 03-07-2010 01:55 PM
Thanks, Iris. I might buys some if I order bulbs in the fall.
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