Monday, March 12, 2012

Signs of Spring

The snowdrops have been blooming since January and the crocus weren't far behind.  But next comes another favorite sign of spring, which are the pussy willows.

Last fall I had the tree trimmers cut my pussy willow bush nearly down to the ground since it had grown higher than the house.  So that means, this spring I have very few branches to trim and bring inside.  But ~ there were just enough to fill this precious brown transferware vase that I can't remember now where and when I bought it.

As I change over my hutch for spring, I'm trying to fill it with my collection of bee items, and all things yellow and green.  But this corner of the hutch is still brown and white and fuzzy pussy willows.

Can spring be far behind?

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marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh I so love your bee skeep, it is beautiful and the vignette with the flowers and keys are perfect. Thanks so much for joining the party. Hugs, Marty Beautiful signs of spring.

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

Wow, Cindy, you are blooming faster than I just north of you!

I love Pussy Willows, my mom had them. I haven't seen them in person in a long time.

I hope trimming that will bring about a nice full bush when it grows.

Yes, I believe spring is right around the corner. Can't wait.


joanne said...

I keep calling spring but it just isn't interested in making an appearance around here, in fact it snowed this morning. I just want to see some tulips and daffodils! Love your pretty vase.

Anonymous said...

Spring.....will come....someday....usually not till close to summer....

Love the bee skep. I had one out in my garden for years in NM- before I ever had bees. Loved that thing but it was too fragile to move.

bee blessed

xinex said...

I love your beehive, just gave me an idea for my next tablescape. Your pussy willows are beautiful in your pretty transferware vase...Christine

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LindyLouMac in Italy said...

Lovely photos, hurrah for spring is my mantra for today.

My Little Home and Garden said...

Oh, I'd be happy to pick some pussy willows! I settled, however, for some forsythia branches. I hope they bloom soon and add some bright yellow to my living room.

xinex said...

Pretty vignette, love both beehive and pussy willow...Christine

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