Friday, January 29, 2010

The promise of spring

It wasn't but a few weeks ago I was waking up to mornings like this:

And despite the horrible weather elsewhere it has been very mild here. Mild enough for me to do quite a bit of gardening and yard cleanup.

I took a tour of things the other day to take inventory of what would need some cleanup and found the promise of spring popping up all over the place.






Maybe if I leave them half covered by oak leaves the deer won't find them? *crosses fingers*

I am looking forward to flowers but I'm really looking forward to going outside without an umbrella!


Missie/Crafting with Cat Hair said...

Pretty! Lucky you. We are looking at up to a foot of snow through the weekend. :)

Miss•Elena•Eous said...

Lovely post. I, too, happily await spring!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Oh my! I hope you stay warm and enjoy your weekend! ♥

Lissa @ MyThriftyTreasures said...

We had a forsythia bush in my yard growing up and my Mom always got so excited when it started to bloom. It was the first sign of spring! Good luck!

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Doreen said...

What a lovely post....and a lovely blog. I will be back to visit often.

wishing you a wonderful day,

Kimberly said...

I am definitely anxiously waiting for springtime so i can really get out there & take advantage & not freeze my butt off! :)