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Monday, May 27, 2013

Spring Has Sprung and the Blossoms Are Out

Spring has sprung,
The grass is green,
Where have all
The flowers been?

Read it again and pronounce "been" the way you pronounce "bean".
Now you're talking "Canadian". 
But the poem makes sense now,
doesn't it.
Bean and spring rhyme. 

Can you see the blossoms on the crabapple tree?

Now further away...

The irises are up, unfortunately, the weeds are too... it's always a battle to keep them at bay.

I don't remember ever being so excited to see my flower garden coming up,'s due to the lo-o-o-o-o-ng old winter, I think.

That is the sunporch that I wrote about in the post before this one.
Our house was built in 1926 and it is still pretty true to that era.
That is the reason my vintage/flea market style works so well in my home.

If you're new here and you want to see what the inside looks like, take a look at my sidebar. 
I have put links to my living room, dining room and kitchen there.

Thank you once again for coming by and thank you SO very much for ALL of the delightful comments!
They are always heart warming, but recently your show of support has nearly overwhelmed me. 
I appreciate them so very, very much.
Have a wonderful day and I hope the sun is shining on you today!!!



Rebecca said...

Oh, Cindy - I'm happy that spring is finding you! Everything looks so green... I hope your irises do as well as ours this year. I can't remember when I've had so many flowers :)

Shabby soul said...

I can absolutely understand how you feel darling! Finally the sun is shining here too since a couple of days and we passed from 9°C to 25°C in two days. I adore this blue sky!
Your garden is so green and lovely... I should send you some rose =D
Hugs my sweet

Marina Pérez said...

Wow Cindy! Your plants look beautiful and perfect. I like your house. thanks for sharing it with us. thank you


Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

So lovely, Cindy! Dandelions are thriving everywhere here this year!

Anonymous said...

Your home and yard are lovely, Cindy. Yes, after your long snowy winter, I know spring is very welcome.

The Zeigler Homestead said...

Winter seemed long and overdrawn here too but probably not as long as yours. Your yard looks so nice. Funny how the weeds grow at a faster rate then the flowers :) Happy Spring!!

Angie@Echoes of Laughter said...

My peonies started coming up last week and it was so nice to see them! I know exactly how you feel about your was a VERY long winter! Angie xo

Joyful said...

Beautiful greens. It looks like the garden is coming up quickly. It always surprises me when things seem to sprout up almost overnight. Have a lovely week!

It's me said...

Great garden !! the green !!...happy week love!!

anangloinquebec said...

I have been running out to my garden all day to look it over. Now that we finally had a break in the rain. I completely understand.

podso said...

I know you are happy to see spring, and the green looks so lush! Enjoy!

Sheila said...

Spring has Sprung here too and my irises and lilacs are close to blooming. I took a look back to see what i'd missed while i've been enjoying being outside in my spare time and I'm so glad I did. Your Mother of the Bride dress is exquisite and your sister will be so thrilled that you made her such a beautiful dress to wear to her daughter's wedding. Lovely handiwork!

Anne said...

So pretty! We had 6 inches of snow last Thursday. Hope it isn't headed your way...

but it didn't kill anything, not even the bedding plants that I had put in only 2 days before!

Enjoy your lovely yard :)

Pondside said...

I think that there is no appreciation for spring and the blossoms it brings like the appreciation of someone who has come through a long, cold winter.

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

Happy spring is finally there for you, Cindy!! The long cold makes it all the more sweet, I'm sure. blessings ~ tanna

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

It does look like Spring has arrived fully there, Cindy!

Your home is so warm and welcoming--glad you are getting lots of admirers!

Shelia said...

Hi Cindy! Have have you bean? LOL I didn't realize that's how you said 'been'! :) Well, yay! No more snow. Your home and gardens look so pretty and so very neat! I don't see any weeds at all! Thank you so much for popping in to see me.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Karen said...

Yeah for warm weather and sunshine. Everything is looking so pretty. I'm battling the weeds too, why cant they all just go away LOL.

Manuela@A Cultivated Nest said...

You did have a really long winter! Nice to see it's over and that things are blooming!

The Tablescaper said...

I host a weekly link party called "Seasonal Sundays". This week, in honor of my fourth blog-a-versary, I'm having a giveaway of a $100.00 gift certificate to HomeGoods/TJ Maxx. I'd love to have you join the fun!

- The Tablescaper

Corn in my Coffee-Pot said...

I'm so happy your getting to see your grass and flowers in their spring attire... it looks so lovely and lush now that it isn't covered in snow!
I know you're ready for it. It has definitely been a looooong winter for you.

Happy Spring!

Home and Garden said...

hello cindy,
your flowers looks great.
have a wonderful week,
love regina