Saturday, March 29, 2008

Spring, where are you?

Spring?
For the past several days we've had snow showers which are pretty much unheard of here this late in March. Well, yesterday it snowed seriously for several hours much to the shock of our little spring flowers. All this had melted off though by nightfall, and then "wham" it snowed again. The next time we looked out, just past midnight, the yard was covered and our flowering plum had nearly bit the dust. The poor thing just couldn't stand the load and will need to be staked again. Hopefully it will recover as it was planted in memory of my mom in 1980. Apparently March is having the last laugh and leaving like a lion?

7 comments:

Linda said...

Hi Judy. Sounds like you're having similar weather to us. Hopefully your hyacinth is strong enough to survive.I can almost smell it from here!
Linda xx

Allison Ann Aller said...

Brrrr! Here too. I was trying to take a nap this afternoon and the sound of icy sleet hitting my window in a blast woke me up!
Thanks for visiting my blog.. ;-)

Barbara C said...

I woke up to frost the past two mornings, so I guess winter is holding on here too. My azaleas and camelias are currently in bloom, so I hope they'll weather the cold. Stay warm.

Cat said...

What's going on with this snow anyways?! We woke to it this morning. Last day of March. Let's hope for a warmer April!

Eles Kleine Wunderwelt said...

Hi Judy,
it's the same like in Germany.
The spring will also not really come to us this year. After the snow and cold in March, we had 2 warm days now, but from tomorrow, we will have frosty neights and dasy and snow again.
I very much hope that spring will remain, the flowers in the garden, tulips, daffodils bloom ... already so wonderful.
Frosty greetings from Gabriele

JK said...

Hi Hon...thanks for stopping by and your kind words on my work. Don't worry hon, those plants are really hardy and will come up again. Poor babies! One year we had a false spring also, and my Grandpa Otts went into total shock but came back just as pretty.

Yep we have Lilacs that were developed for Cali, but I live about three thousand feet up Big Bear Mountain, so they do real well in my area of Cali then those that live in the valley whom we call "Land Walkers"...

I got those charms from a place called "Beads and Charms"

http://tinyurl.com/34g89n

Enjoy!

Ich bin ein Fünfzigerjahremädel. said...

Judy,thats a very special picture and I have the same from an other year with tulips! I hope,the weather will be not a lion in april,...I've so many wonderful tulips in the garden!!
Greetings from germany,Ulla