It’s mid April, the sun is shining and it’s warm outside. I make all kinds of plans to do yard work, or take a walk or just sit on my new little deck and enjoy watching the birds. Then I remind myself that I will get eaten alive by the black flies.
It’s one of those days for me, when nothing seems to be right. I can’t concentrate on work and the news on television all seems bad. I need something, but don’t know what. Something to look forward to maybe?
I went outside where I always go when I want to feel better, and I took my camera – the heck with the flies. This is my first Spring in this new house so it’s the first chance I’ve had to see what is growing in the yard that I didn’t know about. And honestly there isn’t much!
I did some planting in summer and fall after I moved in. The tulips I planted are coming up and the daffodils were here already.
This little green planting with small blue flowers, and the tree with the white flowers are new to me and I don’t know what they are (see below). I can’t find the book I used to have to help me identify trees and flowers in New England, so if you know, please leave me a comment.