Old dry blooms still holding onto a wild tall goldenrod, well into winter.
For me, 2018 closed in a cold rain. The year has been a challenge on many fronts - nothing insurmountable, but pressures have altered priorities, focused attention and activity. Engaging with the "friends I've never met" has had to take a back seat. But a New Year is a time to set goals (not just…Read more New Beginnings
Black Locusts are often thought of as "trash trees", covered with thorns, growing on waste ground and forest edges. This time of year though, they're beautiful, profusely flowering with sweet smelling white blooms (flowers that are, by the way, edible)!
As a kid, I was taught that dogwood flowers were symbolic of the crucifiction. A crown of thorns in the middle of the cross, and blood stains on each petal. They're a little late for Easter this year!
Normally hiding in plain sight, draped over trees, wisteria is in full bloom, with huge cascades of purple flowers. The bumblebees love it!
Spring is finally here! Eastern redbuds are in full bloom, and the dogwoods are not far behind. This is posted partially in response to the Daily Post's Weekly Photo Challenge - "Prolific". See other submissions here.
Spring is trying, REALLY hard, to get here.