First Hints of a Changing Season . . .
April’s Promise: Beloved Blossoms on My Bodnant Viburnum (Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Dawn’). Read More About this Beauty in My Previous Post Here
The first hints of a changing season: warm breezes from the south and silvery pussy willow catkins, soft against the skin, flirty pink buds on my favorite viburnum and the taste of sweet new maple syrup in a springtime cocktail.
Finally, as the snowbanks reluctantly recede, Spring has decided to make her fashionably late arrival. Of course we all smile in eager anticipation —watching her seductivelyÂ saunter up the garden path—Â even if she always makes us a bit impatient in our wait. Hello gorgeous, we sure have missed you . . .
Â Sweetness to Melt the Snow: The Golden Blossoms of Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Arnold’s Promise’ Sparkle Like Drops of Honey, Begin to Open in the Late Afternoon Sunlight (Read More About this Lovely Witch Hazel Here)
Â Harvesting Pussy Willow (Salix discolor), Branches by the Armful. (Read More About this Delightful Native Here)
Shall we make a toast to Spring and all of her irresistible charms. Here’s looking at you, kid . . .
Â My Annual, Frost-Melting Treat: Sugar Moon Cocktail (Click Here for Recipe)
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