Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.
~Quoted by Lewis Grizzard in Kathy Sue Loudermilk, I Love You
In my neck of the woods, here in the northeast, spring takes her sweet time. She slowly walks into my garden, and in March she is just beginning to yawn. Consequently as others are showcasing their lovely spring blooms, I am still watching the snow melt.
But that doesn’t mean there isn’t beauty in my garden. And for this End of Month Potpourri, I thought I would show you some of the beauty of late winter.
The sun comes streaming through the trees and bathes the garden in early morning light as spring comes closer.
It creates a rainbow on the snow as it sparkles.
Early shadows cast a blue glow over the snow-covered garden. You can see the melting snow is creating creases in the landscape almost like a creek running underground.
The sun at high noon is shifting its shadow, and glaring off the surface of the melting snow.
As we get closer, it appears as if we can see right through the melting snow to the water beneath.
Those bubbles mean the snow is melting, melting, melting…..soon to be gone. And all that wonderful water, in the snow, is nourishing my garden and the spring blooms that lie underneath waiting for spring to step into the present.
Note: The branches at the beginning and end of this post are of my dwarf willow trees. As spring has sprung, and rain takes the place of snow, they are covered in the jewels of spring raindrops. Soon they will burst forth in pussy willow flowers.
I leave you with another thought about the change of the seasons and weather. Feel free to download this photo and share.
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