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Pussy Willows

Pussy willows droop over a nest box as I open the lid.

The box is empty. A house wren piles twigs to the roof each spring. 7 more words

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Pussy willow

Pussy willow is a name given to many of the smaller species of the genus Salix (willows and sallows) when their furry catkins are young in early spring. 30 more words

Flowers

This photo was taken at Timber Lakes.  This photo was also taken from the open sunroof. The tiny buds are looking very similar to a pussy willow bud.  168 more words

[]April 21 2016

in late spring

the pussy willow

sees a dogwood

Haiku

Quote for the Week

“If you put pussy willows in water, they’ll blossom and then die. Just put them in the vase alone, and they’ll stay beautiful forever.”

    Lois Lowry, children’s and young adult book author and writer 6 more words
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Blooming spring!

That’s what it’s doing! We’re walking down to Coalport for tea and cakes, and everything is bursting into flower – the blackthorn, the bluebells, the garlic and the coltsfoot. 16 more words

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Pussy Willows II

The pussy willows popped out early this year during a premature but short-lived warm spell, and have since seemed to be somewhat frozen in time as they wait for the warm weather to return.  126 more words

Spring