Monday, 15 April 2013

Bees and Blossom

Now I know that Spring has officially arrived.  With the increasing hours of daylight and warmth of the sun, the flowers are opening up and the bees are stirring.  It feels good to be alive!

As our Spring was so delayed I hope that the Summer is a long one that extends into late Autumn.  I have started the big garden tidy up in preparation for the glorious months ahead.  Dead wood has been done away with and cottage garden seeds have been sown.  I have high hopes for the garden this year.  We always do don't we?


  1. Goodness Simone your blossom is way ahead of mine!! It is lovely to know we have it all in front of us! :)
    V xxx

  2. Blackthorn! Always a good sign.

    Good luck with your seeds.

  3. Lovely to see bees and blossom. We saw a bumble bee today but have no blossom yet. My garden hopes have been dashed the last couple of years - lets hope that this year will be good for gardens:)

  4. Horray I can comment today!
    I am so glad the signs of spring are finally here, I too hope summer is a long one!

  5. Garden always makes you feel better.

  6. So happy spring has decided to visit you, Simone! Ours is still slow-starting, but I'm encouraged by your photo and words!

  7. Just this afternoon I had to let a bee out of the office, poor thing had flown in the door.
    Julie xxxxxx

  8. Lovely photo, Simone! So glad that you're finally experiencing some spring! It sure makes everything feel better, doesn't it?

  9. Lovely bees and blossom picture, such a cheering sight at last! You are right...we do always hope this summer will be the floweriest in our gardens! I hope your seeds grow and flourish.
    Wishing you a sunny week.
    Helen x

  10. No blossoms, no bees in my corner of the world. But I DO think the grass is less brown and there are hints of daffodil green here and there. And is that a lily bulb coming up?????


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