with gusts up to 25 mph. Temperatures once again rose into the upper 80's. Too warm for April.
of the white lilac drifted through the house.
Spring is in her second act.
The pear tree our friends from England
gave us last September is blooming.
A treasured reminder of their kindness and friendship.
More daffodils have bloomed. I am taking photographs of hearts this year. I am pleased I planted this group in a heart shape. I wear my heart on my sleeve so it is no surprise I have heart shapes around me. I deadheaded the spent daffodils. Keeping my flower beds up this year is my goal. I have native plants mixed in with the cultivated. I have flowers for the bees and butterflies and my kitchen table all planted together. I have vegetables planted in with the flowers. Each flower bed has a herb or two.
The dogwoods are blooming.
The birds have mated and are building nets.
We have moved the nuts and suet
to their summertime places.
Red Bellied looked around for a bit
until he found the nuts.
These days of fresh southernly breezes could
help the song birds migrate.
I have been following the migration of the
Some have been sited in my area and even farther north.
I set up the Hummingbird feeding station.
Any day they could arrive.
We walked in the cemetery
We saw a pair of Blue Birds.
In my backyard the bugs are waking up.
I look for them
on the flowers and in the grass.
I look for the bugs.
I have missed them.
Happy Sunday Safari.
I am savoring every minute of Spring.
Today it is Bumble Bees
that have stolen my heart.