Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Spring Things - Blooms and Birds

Yes, it's spring, even if we have the possibility of mixed precipitation bearing down on us for Thursday night.  (At least it isn't 19 degrees F with near blizzard conditions, like it was in Denver, Colorado earlier today.)

I am writing this on my laptop (the evening before).  This is what spring is looking like in the Binghamton area of upstate New York.
Sunday, when we actually had sunshine, I took this picture of the first crocus in our lawn.
Now, some buddies have joined it.
And, after a two year wait, I finally have a Lenten Rose flower!  Others will join it in a day or so, and I'll have flowers for Garden Bloggers Bloom Day (April 15).

For some reason my first daffodil, which has had a flower bud for several weeks, still hasn't decided to open up.

And - yesterday my spouse had to stop a couple of small grey birds from building a next in our mailbox.

I saw a male cardinal in my yard, but I wasn't able to get my camera in time.

Tomorrow, we will have truly spring like weather - a chance of thunderstorms and "severe weather".

What does spring mean where you live? (Even if you have just entered fall).

1 comment:

  1. Mud...that's what spring is here in southern NH. :o) I will say that my vegetable seedlings are coming up indoors to plant in a bit. Seeing the flowers on your blog this morning is VERY encouraging!
    Carrie (UBC visitor)


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