Spring Unsprung

Spring Unsprung

I’ll be straight with you: This past Easter season has been too glorious to be spent indoors blogging. In southwest Blighty we have been mightily blessed with hours of sunshine and warmth. So here’s a pictorial tour of God’s beautiful creation as it has been unfolding in our gardens. (Warning: this post contains lots of photos of flowers.)

The cherry and peach trees are in blossom, the fig is in fruit…

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The beautiful rows of irises and crocuses have given way to the most majestic tulips, “Queen of the Night”…

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The Aubrieta is in full swing…

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And the forget-me-not which decorates our front porch is playing host to plenty of insects:

Bee on forget-me-not

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In a week where the dishwasher gave up, the kids had headlice, and the car broke down, it has been a blessing to retreat into all this new and beautiful life.

And he who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.”                                           ~Revelation 21:5

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