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first flowers in the yard!
« on: March 10, 2014, 01:01:39 pm »



made me smile just to see them!

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Re: first flowers in the yard!
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2014, 01:20:12 pm »
crocus!!!  what a pretty picture!

envious, all i am seeing is snow, with more coming in..... :D
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Re: first flowers in the yard!
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2014, 01:34:14 pm »
made me smile just to see them!

Yep, we've got daffodils blooming everywhere here.  The fruit trees are budding.  Hopefully spring will be here soon!
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Re: first flowers in the yard!
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2014, 03:17:12 pm »
ur daffodils musta got lot more water mine are bout half way up. Do want them to bloom so.

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Re: first flowers in the yard!
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2014, 03:22:17 pm »
We have dandelions and fury maple buds just this last week. Lots of bees on the maple!





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Re: first flowers in the yard!
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2014, 03:42:04 pm »
And don't forget........GREEN GRASS!
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Re: first flowers in the yard!
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2014, 07:12:22 pm »
Hey Yeah! What is it about grass that the bees like. I see them land a the bottom of a blade, work their way up and over and down the other side?
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Re: first flowers in the yard!
« Reply #7 on: March 10, 2014, 07:26:57 pm »
I wasn't thinking about the bees Jen, I was thinking about me!  :laugh:
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« Reply #8 on: March 10, 2014, 07:45:22 pm »
Here Ya Go My Friend! I wish it was my land. It's the back road journey I take when I go see my grands. Took it yesterday. Have camera will travel  :) 8)


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Re: first flowers in the yard!
« Reply #9 on: March 10, 2014, 08:50:39 pm »
nice pic jen, i am with perry on the green grass...... :D

"What is it about grass that the bees like. I see them land a the bottom of a blade, work their way up and over and down the other side?"

dew=moisture=water.....bees collect water jen, they get it from wherever.
on grass though if they are stumbling around and falling down off the blades and can't fly a different story.  i think what you are describing is water collection...... ;)
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Re: first flowers in the yard!
« Reply #10 on: March 10, 2014, 09:11:42 pm »

Yep, we've got daffodils blooming everywhere here.  The fruit trees are budding.  Hopefully spring will be here soon!

Gee Slowmodem, sounds like spring is there where you are at!  I'm pea green with envy.

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« Reply #11 on: March 10, 2014, 11:23:39 pm »
Gee Slowmodem, sounds like spring is there where you are at!  I'm pea green with envy.

Mother Nature is just teasing us right now.  Here is later in the week:

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain in the evening. Much colder. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 40s.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows in the upper 20s to lower 30s.    :o
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Re: first flowers in the yard!
« Reply #12 on: April 04, 2014, 08:17:25 am »



just abit of spring around.

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Re: first flowers in the yard!
« Reply #13 on: April 04, 2014, 08:19:50 am »
wow that looks good!!!!
   To think I was excited to see a WEEEEE bit of green in out yard yesterday...   Its SNOWING right now..    >:(
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Re: first flowers in the yard!
« Reply #14 on: April 05, 2014, 12:48:41 am »
Right on!  Is that pic further down you posted of nettle?

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Re: first flowers in the yard!
« Reply #15 on: April 05, 2014, 09:24:30 am »
nettle?  there is only daffodills and henbit in that pic.

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Re: first flowers in the yard!
« Reply #16 on: April 05, 2014, 09:56:11 am »
Purple nettle, I wan't sure...it's hard to see details in that pic. 

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Re: first flowers in the yard!
« Reply #17 on: April 05, 2014, 12:37:32 pm »
Some posters talked about henbit. Others talked about dead nettle. Had me totally confused, so I called on my friend Google. He knows everything. He said they are the same thing, just different names. Now I know what folks on here are talking about.  ;D
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Re: first flowers in the yard!
« Reply #18 on: April 05, 2014, 01:02:23 pm »
This henbit reminds me of Vetch here in our area. And Vetch is my most most fav honey, it's sweet and buttery.
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Re: first flowers in the yard!
« Reply #19 on: April 05, 2014, 01:30:55 pm »
Yesterday (Friday) I mowed my lawn for the first time this season---Picked  the last of the Anemones and put them in a vase inside.  Cut down the last of the seeding stalks.  I first planted Anemones about 8 years ago, but by letting them go to seed every year, they've been spreading gradually over the entire front lawn.  If I remember, next year I'll try to post a picture of them in full bloom (usually in February).