It's the middle of April!
It should be warm!
And Saturday it was -- like in the 80s
Today, not so much
More like the 40s
And tonight, it is predicted
Doesn't Mother Nature know that her children
are all a bud and a bloom?
And many will not survive the 20s which is the predicted low for tonight.
So I spent the afternoon cutting and clipping
To bring inside and fill vases
Which then filled tabletops
like the daffodils which brighten the kitchen
A small bouquet of lilacs
on a tabletop in the living room
Or a bigger bouquet of lilacs
In a vase at the bottom of the stairs
And a silver pitcher on the sideboard in the living room
The pink tulips in a vase at the top of the stairs
And more tulips on the table in the breakfast room
I couldn't clip all of the lilacs
And it's a shame
For last year, we had one or two blossoms per bush
This year, all the bushes are loaded!
But I did take a photo of this year's lilac "crop"
So I'll have a remembrance forever of their beauty!
I love the house filled with flowers
But not because I have to bring them in
or else the freeze will get them.
I prefer to have them inside because I want to
And enjoy a bouquet of each flower as it comes in bloom.
But at least these blooms will last for a week or so
And will brighten the inside of Linderhof
in this coming week.
And oftentimes, I even buy flowers
like these beautiful white tulips I bought for the coffee table in the living room
Ah, had I known about the freeze . . .
It's Tuesday and I'm joining Marty at A Stroll Thru Life for Inspire Me Tuesday.