Lois Reynolds Mead

Art and a pink monkeyflower in a native plant garden…

Spring, spring, spring, spring, spring, sp…

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Last Sunday we detected our first Iris starting to peek out into the world:

A day of rain on Monday, and then on Tuesday it burst forth like this:

Not a great specimen, but the thought is what counts.

For weeks the little leaves on the gooseberry have turned more and more green and gotten larger and larger. This is the state they are in:

Not to mention the hydrangeas:

and the daffy daffodils:

Oh, well, I lied about the hydrangeas and the daffodils, I went to Trader Joe’s this morning:

But still, even though there is so much rain, things feel like they are perking up in California. The dulled grey greens of winter are beginning to take on their spring vibrancy. Hope it doesn’t freeze and set things back….Besides, iphone camera aps (not diamonds) are a girl’s best friend. I just want to have fun!

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