Monday, March 19, 2018

The Early Blooms

Though the calendar indicates we are still a couple days  shy of spring and the weathermen say it may snow again in New York, already the earliest of bloomers are doing their thing and right now the sky is blue and clear.

Saturday, March 17, 2018


And a bit of yellow too! I feel like pointing and shouting like people do when they see the blimp. The flowers are coming! 

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Is That a Candle in Your Pine Tree...

...or are you just happy to see me, as the expression goes. It's late winter and a great time to start paying attention to what's happening with plants again, up above in a conifer, or at your feet where you might spy some tulips just pushing up out of the ground. 

Monday, March 5, 2018

Late Winter Bloomers

It's early March in New York and the late winter bloom show is in town (and in bud). Today's bud of the day prize goes to the earliest of Viburnums, so pretty in a rosy pink.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

First Trees to Bloom of the Year: Silver Maples

It's a few weeks yet before the magic that is spring begins, but already the earliest bloomers have gotten going and for sure there are sprouts pushing up out of the ground too.