Tuesday, February 1, 2011

The Green Winter


















Winter came early this year. But it seems that Old Man Winter used up his snowflakes all at once because it's looking a lot like spring around here. In fact, things are so green that we've been graced with our first show of flowers.  

I caught sight of them from our bedroom window and still in my nightgown, decided to go outside and give them a proper welcome. 

Here's a small bouquet that I brought inside. For such little flowers, they have an amazingly strong fragrance. It's a fragrance very similar to that of gardenias.    

Here they are smiling after being in the warm house for a few hours. My friend Catherine told us that they are called  Snowdrops and bloom in early spring.  

Welcome sweet little Snowdrops. 

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