Here's a little of what we get to see in our garden:
This is the one time of year where I find it hard to completely dislike the Bradford pear trees. They are beautiful flowering trees despite their faults - which are many! Fortunately I have clogged sinuses so I can't smell the awful smell of the Bradford pear trees flowers. Although I also can't smell the wonder scents of the hyacinths...you win some, you lose some!
Here you can see one of the Bradford pears on the left and the front porch garden on the right. The daffodils are filling that bed at the moment but daylilies, salvia, and several other perennials will emerge when the temperatures warm up a little more. The arbor on the right leads to the side garden. I added some alliums to the bed on the left and a rose bush is straight ahead in the center of the picture. It was sent over to me from Brighter Blooms Nursery in the fall. I can't wait to see how it does here. My garden is rose deficient with the new rose becoming only the fifth rose to be planted in my garden - and two of them haven't done anything to write home about! One was from a cutting and was nibbled by the deer. You wouldn't think they would like to eat roses but when hungry deer will eat just about anything.
This nifty bulb combination is along our front sidewalk. Grape hyacinths surround the yellow daffodils! The grape hyacinths will fill in more thickly as the years progress.
Here is a rogue daffodil that somehow ended up around the border garden. I wonder if one of my daughters planted it...
This rogue daffodil is close to a Forest Pansy redbud. Soon the redbuds will be all in bloom. Both of our plum trees are in full bloom right now which gives me hope for some great cross pollination!
How is spring progressing in your garden?