Spring is springing up all around me. While I was out last week, I snapped several pictures of the beginnings of Spring in North Carolina.
These are the trees blooming at the entrance to my neighborhood. While I was taking the picture, it looked like it was snowing as the flowers were blowing off the trees.
This gorgeous tree is in my Mom's yard. (That is her house in the background.) What makes me so sad is that Mom's eyes have deteriorated so much that she can't see this tree and enjoy it's beauty.
I took this picture underneath the tree looking up to the sky.
Can you spot the dogwood just starting to bloom:
This is one of my favorite flowers / trees. The dogwood tree means rebirth and resurrection and Christianity as a whole.
I don't know what this is called but it is really pretty. This is right beside my driveway so I get to see it every day. This is the best it has looked in our ten years here.
I wish this was in my yard! It is in my neighborhood and I had to stop and take a picture. I have always loved a Forsythis (or as many Southerners call it, a Yellow Bell). I planted one when we lived in Texas and in Washington. Don't know why I haven't done so here!! I'll have to get Sonny on it.
Last but not least are these pretty Hellebores (or Lenten Roses). You'll have to take my word for it that they are pretty. Guess they are just shy and like to be droopy. I like to cut them and float them in a crystal bowl of water.
Hope you have enjoyed my little bit of spring and have a wonderful Easter!!