The weigela shrub is in bloom! © Rita Jacques 2020. My backyard. Windsor, Ontario.
Blossoms on trees are a part of spring we all love. You may be surprised at how quickly they appear. And, should a severe storm take place–disappear! In the beginning, new growth on the apple tree’s branches burst forth. The leaves had been damaged from a hard-hitting frost. Four days later, buds were plentiful. Three… Continue reading Apple Blossoms!
My front yard. Discover the beauty in your own gardens! Stay home, stay safe! © Rita Jacques 2020.
These brilliant tulips were the first to bloom! © Rita Jacques 2020 My front yard.
© Rita Jacques 2020 My backyard–stay home, stay safe!
After several years of no blooming and then mediocre blooming, my forsythia bush pulled out all the stops and is superb! Yay! © Rita Jacques 2020
Crocuses after the rain. They always look best freshly washed by Mother Nature. My backyard! © Rita Jacques 2020.
Well, it’s May and it’s been snowing in my backyard…snowing blossoms from the apple tree, that is! My little dog, Sophie, is puzzled by all the white stuff covering the lawn. I wonder what is going through her mind as she sniffs them all. © Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.
Anticipation! After several days of rain, the tulips in my gardens shot up tall. Just waiting for them to open. Good things come to those who wait! © Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.
Poppies are fleeting…they’re in their prime for only a brief moment in time. These photos would’ve been better taken the day before, and on a calm day…but this was still better than waiting until next year. You can see the age in the petals yet the blooms are only a few days old. I only… Continue reading Poppies!