Sunday, March 15, 2009

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day: Green fuse now lit

Snow Crocus

Our Bloom's Day offering is quite meager: our first specious crocus flowers came out a couple of days ago. These lonely little flowers will soon be joined by many others. The snowdrops started blooming a week ago.

Looking forward to the official start of spring at the end of the week. Best of all, we have a few mild days ahead, and it's Canada Blooms week. My hort-buddy from Michigan is coming for a visit. Mini holiday!

Dark blue snow crocus

Cute little snowdrops

© Yvonne Cunnington, Country Gardener

11 comments:

  1. How lovely! I wish the crocuses were up here in Toronto, but I haven't seen any outside yet.

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  2. I love the title of your post - it's so true!

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  3. That first crocus is just a stunner Yvonne! I'm so excited to see another season of you gardens.
    Sending a big bear hug to Toby.

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  4. You've got more in bloom than me! Lovely crocuses and Snowdrops, thanks for sharing.

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  5. Still slim pickings for all of us northern gardeners; but so nice to have something actually blooming in the garden at last, isn't it?!

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  6. What joy!
    Like Rosemary I haven't seen any signs of either snowdrops or crocus here - just a "few" kilometres south of you. I am starting to think that I have lost them.
    Voles?

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  7. Thanks all for visiting. We have a lovely day here: one of the first days that actually feels like spring has arrived. Happy spring to you all!

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  8. Hi Country Gardener,
    If you noticed Carol's latest post, she asked us to visit the 2 posts before and after ours, since there are too many for her to visit all of. She wanted to make sure all of them received visits and comments.

    That was a great idea. Those early spring bulbs sure are pretty! I am so excited it's almost spring!

    Sue, from A Corner Garden

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  9. Thanks, Sue. I've done that. Appreciate your comment. Cheers/Y

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  10. I just love the little Crocuses. They have a charm all their own. Mine have just started blooming too.

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-Yvonne, aka Country Gardener