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Early Spring

Early Spring
by Rainer Maria Rilke

Harshness vanished. A sudden softness
has replaced the meadows’ wintry grey.
Little rivulets of water changed
their singing accents. Tendernesses, 23 more words


Flower of the Day : Crocus

These tiny crocus flowers look lovely in the late afternoon sun in our garden! :)


Signs of Spring 

There are definite signs of Spring. The days are getting longer (it was still light at 5.15pm yesterday), the mimosa in our garden (above) is flowering and the crocuses (below) are out. 18 more words

Garden / Allotment

Spring has Sprung!

Today is without doubt the warmest day of the year so far, and it certainly feels like spring has finally sprung… These delicate little flowers blooming happily in our local churchyard looked so fresh-faced and lovely, it seemed a shame not to give them a little photographic attention – purple crocus, white snowdrops, and yellow primroses :-)


Snowdrops and Crocus

White Snowdrops and Yellow Crocus

Purple Crocus

This morning is was very sunny and quite warm, but it clouded over at lunchtime resulting in a dull afternoon. 44 more words


Spring has come

Last week, I had to look well to spot the first spring flowers. Today, they grew in abundance. A few days of sunshine and warmth, et voilà: Spring has come!


GENUS:  Crocus
Species, Hybrids, Cultivars:
Blue; C. biflorus, C. imperati, C. siebert, C. tomasinianus, C. versicolor; yellow: C. aureus, C. chrysanthus, C. korolkowii, C. 757 more words