Cherry blossoms

“What a strange thing!to be alivebeneath cherry blossoms.” (Kobayashi Issa) Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day


We have several dogwood trees just behind our house, and many grow wild in the woods beyond. One little tree was planted by my husband at least 20 years ago, seems to have barely grown and has rarely bloomed. But it has three blooms on it now… Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

Now blooming in my corner of North Georgia: Mimosa & Magnolia

Two of my favorite trees are now blooming in Northeast Georgia: the Southern Magnolia which is native to the area and the Mimosa which was introduced from China in the 18th century. MIMOSA¬† Mimosa trees were introduced as ornamental trees and now grow not only in gardens but also alongside highways and waterways and in…