Posts Tagged ‘violets’

We have our first flowers in the backyard. Violets, small and brightly colored, peeking up through the felled branches and unkillable Creeping Charlie and pine litter.

I know that many of you have had green grass and flowers for weeks now, but not so in my neighborhood.

Here, I wait. And watch. And finally, the light of longer days helps the first amethyst petals brave an unpredictable spring.

Welcome, little ones.

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 Photo by Bruce Kee on Unsplash

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Finally! On Easter the last of our snow melted. We have flowers for the first time since winter arrived. This post is for my mother, who picked violets for her mother, once upon a time.

Happy Spring!


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