LAPC: Spring Sprang

“The deep roots never doubt spring will come.” -Marty Rubin The beauty of spring is watching the first plants pushing up above ground, and seeing the early flowers bloom. Daffodils emergeGentle breezes caress meThe sound of birdsong. And tulips! What a strange thing! to be alive, beneath cherry blossoms. – Kobayashi Issa After the pandemic […]

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FOTD: Pear Blossoms

There are lots of different kinds of flowering trees, and this looked to me like a dogwood or maybe apple blossoms. I looked it up with the Plant Snap app on my phone and found out it is a pear tree! It is a young tree so I don’t think it will yield pears yet, […]

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FOTD: Snowdrops

My snowdrops are full up! I’ve noticed more of them around the neighborhood this year also.  Snowdrops are special because they appear on average around the first day of spring, so they are one of nature’s first flowers of the year. These are in my garden: I saw a plethora of snowdrops scattered along someone’s […]

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Early Signs of Spring!

I took a walk today – it was a bit windy but the temperature wasn’t bad – about 40°F and the sun was shining! Yesterday I saw my first robin of the year and today I noticed early flowers are beginning to appear! My snowdrops are coming up and a few are already blooming! As […]

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