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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

From Bud to Blooms, Forsythia

  This week we watch the spring emergence of a forsythia bush, from bud to bloom and eventually leaf.

Spring is still dancing back and forth from warm and sunny to cold, wet and gloomy.
Thankfully, no spring snow, so far (knock wood!)

The start of my forsythias appearance this year starts with one of the cold wet weather snaps. Looks like time for more yellow!

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a day or too later during the cold, wet weather the buds are slowly changing to blooms

sunshine arrives and blooming commences!

 these bushes were severally cut back in 2010, 
didn't take long to grow to the size they were before.
this is the bush closest to the house in full bloom.

another rainy day and the beautiful yellow stars fall quickly to the ground.
Not a long season this year to enjoy the yellow bushes.

the last of the blooms quickly being pushed out for the lush green leaves that will last the summer.

I hope you have been enjoying my bud to blooms series!

How are things in your yard progressing?

Until next time...
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  1. Spring is just an amazing time of year. Everything comes to life and I like that.

    Have a fabulous day. Big hugs. ☺

  2. Spring is a lovely time of year it's just a shame it hasn't reached London yet LOL

  3. I love spring. I wish my allergies loved it to! They've been horrible! I'm now getting migraines every single day.

  4. Your flowers are always so lovely.
    Happy WW to you!

  5. That's so neat to see them grow.

  6. you do have a lot of lovely yellow this week!

  7. Our forsythia is long past blooming. Your series is very nice. Purrs and hugs from the kitties at The Cat on My Head, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Josette

  8. Great picture and very pretty flower. Thanks for sharing it with us. Have a nice week and if you have the time come and visit me at http://mommiespov.com/wordless-wednesday-jack-fm-throwback-concert/

  9. Beautiful flowers.


  10. Beautiful pictures of forsythia. They say "spring" with their cheerful yellow color.

  11. Happy to see spring has made it's way there. These are so pretty!

  12. It's nice to see that spring has finally arrived. We have some nice flowers coming out here, too. Rather late, but better late than never.

  13. The stars look like tiny start fish laying on the wood, Thanks for sharing and for hosting as well, I appreciate that you have stopped by Oh My Heartsie today!!

  14. Hello Faythe
    New here and loving the glorious yellow flowers =)

    Hope to be in touch! ;D


  15. Lovely yellow blooms :)
    Happy WW

  16. What a neat idea! Beautiful photos of renewed life!

    Happy WW!

  17. Great series of photos! I love the blooms! So pretty :)

  18. What lovely bright yellow blossoms!

  19. How pretty, Faythe!

    Wish we had Spring here!

  20. Beautiful, I'm not too familiar with this plant, I wonder if it those lovely blooms have a pleasing fragrance :)

  21. Forsythia is one of my most favorites of spring bushes. They're so bright and beautiful!
    Hugs xxx

  22. Forsythia, so beautiful. I went for another spring flower for my WW - bluebells, thousands of them!

  23. what a nice shot! :) really like it!

    Happy Wordless Wednesday! My entry is here.

  24. Those are sure looking whiffin' good!

  25. More beautiful photos - thank you for sharing, Grammy!

  26. Beautiful colorful pictures :). Love it!

  27. Anonymous12:58 PM

    Beautiful photos.
    Happy Wordless Wednesday.
    visit and follow from WW blog hop,
    invite you to visit and link up at my blog.
    Have a nice day.

  28. Yay, I'm so glad you shared another progression. Beautiful bush! The flowers even look pretty when fallen.

    ♥ aquariann
    Featured Photo: Belly Dance Fairy

  29. That one looks like little yellow butterflies flyin' away. How pretty. Thanks for sharing and I hope all is well with you! Hugs

  30. Beautiful, it's like a field of sunshine.

    Thanks for visiting my Wordless Wed.
    Rhonda @Laugh-Quotes.com

  31. Lovely pictures! We popped over for a visit and signed on as your newest followers. Would love it if you could stop by sometime!

    Critter Alley

  32. I am just calling for a nosy around Faythe and to wish you a wonderful weekend packed with thrills and naughtiness :) ;) Wow I think that I will pack a bag and visit if it's that good ;) lol

    Okay time to add this one and to give you ab big Andro hug :) A friendly one I mean :)

    Andro xxxx

  33. These are really lovely Faythe, you have green fingers for sure :) I hope that you are enjoying your Tuesday :)

    Hey I just added you to my Google + page, not that I have much on it but now that we are friends on there you will be able to access my albums, not sure what I added of course but you are welcome to have a peep inside :) lol

    I hardly go on there to be truthful :) Yes I am waffling again ;) lmao

    Have a happy Wednesday too okay :)

    Andro xxxx


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