Happy May Day!

May 1st, 2010 § 2 comments

Image © 1895, Walter Crane, via Yale University Library online

Welcome, welcome, sweet month of May! Melodic bird song and the intoxicating, clove-like scent of Mayflower viburnum, (also known as Korean spicebush, Viburnum carlesii), were the first pleasures to greet me on this first day of one of the loveliest months of the year. Special thanks to photographer Tim Geiss for his beautiful shots of Common Lilac, (Syringa vulgaris), and Mayflower viburnum, (Viburnum carlesii)

Image © Tim Geiss

Image © Tim Geiss

Image © Tim Geiss

Image © Tim Geiss

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§ 2 Responses to Happy May Day!"

  • Nancy Hamilton says:

    …and Happy May Day to you…and Happy Birthday to my daughter who is off celebrating Beltane (May Day and Spring celebrations) :)

  • Laurrie says:

    I wish there was a way for scent to be transmitted through the computer, so the heady fragrance would pop up with the gorgeous photos!

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