Well, Hello There, Spring

Photos by Valerie

spring flowers

Ruth Stout said it right, “I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden.”

Today marks the first day of spring and indeed, spring has arrived in Santa Barbara. The sun is out, the air is cool and fragrant. My garden is flourishing with so many treasures. Here’s to the best way to greet spring— in a garden.

Spring flower

Wisteria.

Hybrid tea rose

My first rose of the season is the pretty Valencia hybrid tea rose.

Spring flower

Strawberry flowers.

Spring flowers

Ranunculi.

spring flowers

Scabiosa.

Spring flowers

Anemone's remain closed until the sun comes out and then...pop!

Spring flowers

Helleborus.

Sprig flowers

My first year having cherry trees. They are such beautiful specimens.

 

 

One Comment

  1. nicole says:

    Your Spring Valerie, just lovely and beautiful, It makes me happy to see it.

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