Colors Other Than White or Brown

Yellow Pansies, Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. February 24, 2011.

We’re finally beginning to see some colors other than white or brown in the yard.  Although it is only early March, Daffodils and Tulips are pushing up through the soil.  Our roses are beginning to show signs of new growth.

The pansies have emerged from under the snow and have shaken off the effects of freezing temperatures.  The yellow beauties above aren’t perfect examples of pansy blossoms, but they are definitely sunny and cheerful.

Crocus in bloom, Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. February 23, 2011.

Betsy even found a crocus in bloom.  It was small, but there were three blossoms in all.  Looking at them I could almost think I was dreaming, but the picture is real.  We had crocus in bloom in late February.

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15 Responses to “Colors Other Than White or Brown”

  1. diane Says:

    It is hard to believe how the pansies can survive the snow. It must be heart warming to see your garden come to life in Spring.

  2. Karin Says:

    Those lovely colors are a sight for sore eyes! Enjoy! Lovely dreamy purple!

  3. Sandra Says:

    congratulations on spring color, so pretty

  4. Rose Says:

    I am waiting… won’t be long for here but I am impatient.

  5. Tricia Says:

    are you serious? you have flowers blooming already? i’ve seen like 2 trees w/ very early buds, but no flowers… OH COME ON SPRING!!! =)

  6. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    Such pretty colors!!! You have more than we do, we got nothing!! But our next door neighbors crocus have come up, i may just sneak over there for a few snaps!

  7. busy bee suz Says:

    I imagine this makes you so happy!!! Gorgeous.

  8. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    Beautiful color.THis is refreshing to see after along winter.I guess I will have to wait a little longer to see this on my yard,but it will come.

  9. Mildred Says:

    Our neighbor has some hyacinths blooming. There is something very exciting about these early Spring flowers. Have a nice weekend.

  10. Linda G. Says:

    We are beginning to see the green of grass; still lots of white and brown (MUD!) around though.

  11. Carletta Says:

    I found one Iris yesterday pushing through that seems to be making a far too early appearance.
    Love the crocus macro!

  12. sartenada Says:

    Oh dear, Crocuses and Pansies to be seen already. Love those photos, they are lovely shots.

  13. dayphoto Says:

    You are ever so much further along than us. It’s cold and snowing today.


  14. Kathy Says:

    How bright and cheery are those!!

  15. Loren Says:

    I cannot wait to see some color outside! We are still brown and although the snow is gone we got a serious cold chill this afternoon….even built a fire in the fireplace this evening.

    I am sooooo ready for spring! Glad it is making its appearance at your house 🙂
    hopefully we are soon to follow!

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