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First Vase of Spring

At last, the earth is beginning to awaken here in New England and the spring bulbs are cheering us with their happy flowers. All are miniatures, so it is a small vase, my first vase of the year! The daffodil … Continue reading

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Spring Cheer

Spring cheer comes in the form of golden daffodils from the market. Our yard is still covered in snow, so it’ll be a while yet before there are narcissus in bloom here. Just getting in the mood!

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Hello There, Blue Eyes!

This sweet little butterfly quietly posed for me on a blossom of Narcissus ‘Ice Follies’ and though I searched online to find out what kind she was, I wasn’t successful. My guess is she’s a type of Azure Butterfly. Are there any lepidopterists out … Continue reading

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Spring Bulb Show

For two weeks every March, Smith College’s Lyman Conservatory in Northampton, Massachusetts hosts a spring bulb show. Two greenhouses are chock-full of forced narcissus, tulips and many types of miniature bulbs as well as branches of spring flowering shrubs such … Continue reading

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