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Hi everyone! It’s Millie & Walter here. We’re joining a special Nature Friday and helping Marg celebrate her birthday. Marg is a special Blogville friend who helps lots of kitties. We are going to show you some of our early spring flowers.

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Let’s see what’s blooming in our yard.

We have two different color of witch hazel bushes in our yard. Since this is the first thing that blooms in our yard the insects flock to it for nutrition.

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A honey bee works on the yellow witch hazel.

 

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Even the flies were working the witch hazel.

Here is a little video of the bees and flies enjoying the witch hazel.

If you can’t see the video you can go here to view it.

There is also an orange version of witch hazel.

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Orange witch hazel

The only other flower we have blooming right now are our Chionodoxa bulbs.

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Blue Chionodoxa

 

White Chionodoxa 4-6-21 - lr

White Chionodoxa

These little flowers are all around a little mound at the back of the yard where we had to cut down an ash tree.

Walter 3-21-21 - lr

The ash tree stump is where we did our modeling for these pictures.

 

Blue Chionodoxa 4-6-21b - lr

Blue Chionodoxa

We hope Marg and all of our visitors enjoyed seeing some of the flowers we are lucky to have blooming so far. If you want to add your birthday wishes to Marg you can pop over to the Zoolatry blog and leave your comments there. As usual we’re way behind many of our friends in the flowers that are blooming in our yard but there are some daffodils that are springing up out of the ground and may be blooming soon.

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We are joining the LLB Gang for their Nature Friday Blog Hop. You should pop over to their blog to see all the other posts.

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Hi everyone! It’s Millie here. There isn’t much nature to show in our yard right now but we found a few things.

I found lots of sticks to chew on.

There is only one thing in bloom around here right now and that is the witch hazel shrubs.

Red Witch Hazel

Yellow Witch Hazel

The red witch hazel has lots of blooms.

There are some flowers that aren’t blooming but still putting on a show.

Dried Hydrangea Flower

So many sticks, so little time.

We had some high winds today so there are lots more sticks on the ground to chew. I hope you enjoyed seeing some of the nature we have around our yard. We are starting to see some leaves popping out of the ground but it will be weeks before we see any more flowers.

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We are joining the LLB Gang for their Nature Friday Blog Hop. You should pop over to their blog to see all the other posts.

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Hi everyone! Our last post showed you how much snow we still had in our yard well two weeks later it is finally gone! Here is a look around the yard.

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If you can’t see the video you can go here to see it.

How about a some close up views of what is growing.

Some Daffodils starting to poke out of the ground.

Some Daffodils starting to poke out of the ground.

Glory in Snow almost ready to bloom

Glory in Snow almost ready to bloom

Our witch hazel is finally in bloom.

Witch hazel

Witch hazel

I wish there was smell-o-vision because these flowers smell so sweet.

Witch hazel in bloom

Witch hazel in bloom smells so sweet

I hope you enjoyed this mini trip around the yard. Not much is in bloom but we are seeing some perennials and bulbs starting to pop up so I should have more to show soon.

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