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Thursday, March 15, 2007

Garden Bloggers Bloom Day - March

“We can have flowers nearly every month of the year.” – Elizabeth Lawrence

Here's what's blooming at May Dreams Gardens on March 15th.

White Crocuses!

Purple Crocuses!

Gold Crocuses!


Pale Yellow Crocuses!

More White Crocuses!

And Purple Crocuses with a Bee!

Buds Count, too! (special March rule!)

Lenten Rose, Helleborus orientalis ("slightly" magnified)

Daffodils!

And weeds count, too, especially in March...

Henbit
Leave a comment here to direct us to your blog post on what's blooming in your garden today! And check out some comments on this post for those who posted early.
I need to remember to start looking for other early spring flowering bulbs to add to those crocuses!

32 comments:

Naturegirl said...

Just returned from the sunshine state
to snow and grey skies so your post helped brighten up my day!Spring has sprung for you ....lucky lady!hugs NG

Anonymous said...

How long did you have to wait for the bumble bee to show up? or is it another fake, like the butterfuly in 2006?

I can't wait for my bulbs to pop!! I'm about a week or two behind Indianapolis.

Anxiously awaiting in NW Indiana.

Kylee said...

BEAUTIFUL!!

And I have my very first bloom of the season. :-)

Yolanda Elizabet said...

In bloom today in the Netherlands on Bliss:
http://blissyo-elgarden.blogspot.com/

Crocuses pretty!

cheerio,

Yolanda Elizabet

Christa said...

Hi, Carol,
Your crocus collection is beautiful. Check out what's blooming in my garden in D.C.

M Sinclair Stevens (Texas) said...

March blooms in Zanthan Gardens. Our drought has caused things to bloom later than usual this year but we had heavy thunderstorms early this week. The next few weeks should be heavenly. And then summer. Ugh!

Crafty Gardener ... said...

There is nothing blooming in my garden yet. However there is hope ... as things are just poking through the ground. Stop by and see the sedum, the lilies, and the Egyptian Walking Onions.

Salix Tree said...

Lovely crocuses! I don't have many of those, and they are all gone by now, along with the snowdrops.
I posted pics of flowers in bloom today in Windywillow, Ireland.

Pam/Digging said...

Blooming today in my Austin garden: www.penick.net/digging. Love your crocuses, Carol!

Green thumb said...

That's a rainbow of crocuses!
Please check out the bloom on india garden

Annie in Austin said...

You do have a wonderful assortment of crocus, Carol - I miss them.

My post is up now, too. Thank you for rounding up the March flowers!

Annie at the Transplantable Rose

Susan said...

Another list of blooms from an Austin garden. I've only got one picture today — some flowers on my Old Blush rose — but check out yesterday's post for a view of my old wisteria with about half its buds open.

Sue Swift said...

Hi Carol,
Sorry - I added this comment in the wrong place. I'll cancel it.
I've posted today on what's blooming on the balcony.
Sue

Blackswamp_Girl said...

Great pictures--pretty crocus. :) My post is up now, too, and I hope you don't mind that I took a few liberties with the idea of "bloom."

colleen said...

LOL Like Kim, I got a little creative with the whole "bloom" part of Bloom Day...anyway, my post is up, and I'm utterly jealous of anyone who has anything other than pussy willow blooming...

Entangled said...

Here's what's in bloom in northern Virginia. Thank heaven for crocuses! Oh, and I forgot the florist's azaleas indoors.

eleanor said...

Beautiful flowers. We're getting some too

Pam said...

Here's what's going on in Zone 8b!

http://talesfromthelaboratory.typepad.com/tales_from_the_microbial_/2007/03/a_march_morning.html

(I need to learn how to link this correctly without putting in the whole URL!)

Apple said...

I'll enjoy your crocuses now and mine in a couple of weeks (I hope!) Since I just planted them in the fall I'm not sure how long it will take them once the snow finally melts.

geekglue said...

Bloom Day here in Victoria, Au : http://throbbingthumb.blogspot.com/2007/03/bloom-day-march.html

chigiy Binell said...

What gorgeous Crocuses! It's good to see your garden coming to life. I love the bee picture.

I tried to get a bee in my rosemary picture. It took so long that he blood started to leave my digits and one of my eyes stuck shut.

The bee wouldn't hold still. He was really busy.

So I gave up.

Gotta Garden said...

I'm late, but here! You can see mine at Gotta Garden

Kathy said...

I'm even later, but it's still the 15th! Cold Climate Gardening with the obligatory snowdrop picture--and a lot of fog . . .

Christopher C. in Hawaii said...

It is still the 15th in Hawaii and it stopped raining so I went out and selected a few flowers to post for Bloom Day Carol.

OldRoses said...

A Gardening Year, late as usual! I have a good excuse though. The Cable Guy was here today installing my new cable modem. I have cable TV for the first time! Then I had to go to work.

Petunia's Gardener said...

I've posted my list now! Love the variety of crocuses you have.

Glickster said...

For more about Hellebores:

www.sunfarm.com

Carol said...

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2nd Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day. It really is spring everywhere, even if just a little bit spring in some places (except Australia where it is fall). I think I've visited everyone's blogs who posted and left a comment, but if I missed you, let me know. No slight intended, just got lost somewhere in all the flowers! And for those just finding out about this, it is never too late to post what's blooming in your garden on the 15th (or some day close to that). Happy Spring!

Ki said...

You've hit a nerve! You can tell everyone's champing at the bit. Like racehorses waiting for the Sring gate to open.

Rosemarie said...

Hi -- I posted my first Bloom Day post at rosemariegarden.blogspot.com.

Rosemarie

Vivé said...

I'm so glad to have discovered this -- it inspired me to return to my nascent garden blog, after almost a year's absence. Thank you for the wonderful gift of bloom day! My blog is at http://vivesgarden.blogspot.com/

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