Photos by Tag: spring

March 30th, 2020

Wasting no time

This busy bee has fully embraced Spring 2020 responsibilities, working from blossom to blossom near a Weaverling Spit wetland area.

March 23rd, 2020

Camellia color

A sure sign of spring is this camellia bush outside one of our living room windows. “Graduated” blooms deliver color at different stages for weeks.

March 20th, 2020

In celebration of Spring

Spring has sprung. And what a glorious couple of days it’s been! Collected here are a few photos of people celebrating the new season in their own way. Fresh air and fun on fantastic Fidalgo Island!

March 16th, 2020

Light in the forest

It is always a good idea to take a forest walk, but my Sunday adventure was particularly rewarding during this time of trauma associated with the international coronavirus epidemic. I met one other hiker on the way in. We talked briefly with no mention of the virus. On the way to my car I passed […]

March 8th, 2020

Splash of pink, promise of spring

This dab of pink caught my eye on a walk at Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve. Bare branches above form a canopy above. Tiny blossoms are starting to emerge everywhere, feeding the hopes of those who long for spring on Fidalgo Island!

February 29th, 2020

Blossoms burst forth at The Depot

The eruption of spring colors has begun at The Depot in downtown Anacortes. In addition to tree blossoms, beautiful plants around the former train depot include crocuses and daffodils. Adjacent to Cap Sante Marina and the W.T. Preston sternwheeler on the Anacortes waterfront.

May 26th, 2010

Shades of spring

Spring is bustin’ out all over! I love this time of year, when the colors of Skagit Valley daffodils and tulips give way to some of the “natives,” such as rhododendrons and conifers. I especially enjoy a pair of small trees we have in the back yard as they are about as low maintenance as […]

May 6th, 2010

Fern unfolds

We’re at the halfway mark on Spring 2010, and there’s still plenty of action in the garden. This photograph shows the tip of a tightly curled frond, pushing forth to join others that have already opened in the spring sunshine. Rhodies continue to bloom, as does our beautiful peony.

March 26th, 2009

Spring shoot

I don’t know the name of this plant, but its beautiful green shoot caught my eye Wednesday on a walk up the hill. Signs of spring continue to emerge, giving me hope even as weather forecasts continue to “rain on my parade.”

March 24th, 2009

Spring blush

Sure, we’ve had to scrape our windshields several mornings recently, but it really is spring, as evidenced by the buds on this rhododendron bush. Many gardeners have already started work in anticipation of the season’s full bloom.

April 20th, 2008

Persistence

Despite a snow covering this morning, there is evidence that the vibrant colors of spring will soon decorate our gardens. This beautiful sprout, snow-covered just hours ago, is now basking in afternoon sunshine.

March 29th, 2006

Spring greens

I discovered this photograph in sifting through images collected last year. It’s a late April shot, which reminds me we have some beautiful spring days to look forward to. One of the features of the software program I use for digital photographs is the ability to select a color from a photo and reproduce it […]

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