Archive for February 9th, 2015

Spring flowers

One of the things I have so enjoyed since living in the UK are the seasons. Each is defined by their flowers and colours, the delicate blooms of spring, the full blousey exuberance of summer, the warm rich tones of autumn and the stark beauty of winter.
And then we get snowdrops…the first sign that spring is around the corner!! As the nights shorten the sun sets later and later


while the days lengthen as our spring flowers start blooming! I just adore snowdrops, so delicate and pretty, like fairy lanterns. They always remind me of the song from The Sound of Music.


Next up to look forward to are the daffodils, just an amazing splash of bright yellow everywhere you look; on grass verges, beneath trees, between rocks and masses and masses in open fields. Glorious!! Nature awakens from her slumber


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