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Spring Has Sprung! GBBD, April 2014

After months of below average temperatures and a winter that sometimes seemed like it would never end, spring has sprung in my Gettysburg, Pennsylvania garden. Temperatures shot up into the 70s at the end of last week and stayed there for four days, and suddenly flowers and trees popped into bloom. 230 more words

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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day - April 2014

Just a quick post to join in Garden Bloggers Bloom Day April 2014 (inspired by Helen Johnston)  . I’m mostly pleased with the Bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta) as it’s the first time it’s flowered – ever!.   47 more words

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Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day - April 2014

Lots of flowers this month, both indoors and outdoors.

Indoors:

Begonias:

Abutilons:

Schlumbergera:

And a Passiflora citrina that only just missed GBBD:

And outdoors:

Lots of violas: … 19 more words

Leaves

GBBD April 2014 – Spring is moving into Summer

Today is GBBD and gardeners all over the world are photographing what is blooming in their gardens today and linking with Carol at May Dreams Garden to share what they have found.

Garden Bloggers Bloomday

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day: Tulips from Amsterdam Aberdeen.

That is another month gone by; I can’t believe we are well into April already.
The stars of my garden this month have to be the tulips. 597 more words

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When Will It Be Spring? GBBD, March 2014

I am at home in Maine for my “spring break,” but it feels more like January than March. Temperatures have been well below normal, and snow is still piled high in the garden. 244 more words

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What's Blooming: Living in a Bubble

I feel like this orchid bloom … trapped inside a bubble.

Another snow storm this past week and I’m driven indoors (into my bubble) and back on hibernation mode, i.e. 253 more words

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