Spring is definitely here in Yakima, as this week’s picture of the lilac flowers can attest. I’m not sure why there are some totally white flowers on this branch. There are a few other branches with white flowers, but I don’t remember there being white flowers on this bush in the past. Whatever the reason,Continue reading “RITES OF SPRING”
Monthly Archives: April 2021
THE CRUELEST MONTH?
One of my favorite authors, Louise Penny, has a book titled The Cruelest Month. From her book I learned that this phrase is a metaphor for April, which is said to be the cruelest because we get the warm weather with all the plants budding out, and then Mother Nature throws us a whammy byContinue reading “THE CRUELEST MONTH?”
THE REST OF THE EARLY SPRING WALK
I didn’t get to include all of the pictures from our walk at the Arboretum in last week’s blog, so I am continuing them in this week’s blog. The Featured Image is looking upward through the blossoms on a Yoshino Flowering Cherry tree. Below is a closeup of the blossoms. Another beautiful flowering tree thatContinue reading “THE REST OF THE EARLY SPRING WALK”
EARLY SPRING WALK
Things have gotten warmer here lately so we decided to take a walk down at the Arboretum to check out the bird blind and the flowering trees. The Yakima Arboretum is about 15 minutes from our house, so it does take a while to get there, but is totally worth it. Once at the Arboretum,Continue reading “EARLY SPRING WALK”