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black and white of tulip

Day 111 – Tulip

"A tulip doesn’t strive to impress anyone. It doesn’t struggle to be different than a rose. It doesn’t have to. It is different. And there’s room in the garden for every flower." ~ Marianne Williamson 
Looking through pink tulips petals for post called Modest grace

Day 107 – Modest grace

“I love tulips better than any other spring flower; they are the embodiment of alert cheerfulness and tidy grace, and next to a hyacinth look like a wholesome, freshly tubbed young girl beside a stout lady whose every movement weighs…
clouds of pink blossom is the breath of spring

Day 105 – Breath of spring

"Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring?" ~ Neltje Blanchan 
Tiny pink blossom blossoming on tree with red leaves

Day 92 – Blossoming

"The leafy blossoming present time springs from the whole past, remembered and unrememberable." ~ Thomas Carlyle 
Yellow daffodil with droplets of water clinging to the petals

Day 87 – Signs of spring

"I glanced out the window at the signs of spring. The sky was almost blue, the trees were almost budding, the sun was almost bright." ~ Millard Kaufman
white tree blossom

Day 85 – Fulfilment

"The actual flower is the plant's highest fulfilment, and are not here exclusively for herbaria, county floras and plant geography: they are here first of all for delight." ~ John Ruskin 
Purple crocus in sunlight

Day 81 – March Days

"It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade." ~ Charles Dickens 
Black and white of snowdrops

Day 76 – Wild Spring

"Welcome, wild harbinger of spring! To this small nook of earth; Feeling and fancy fondly cling, Round thoughts which owe their birth, To thee, and to the humble spot, Where chance has fixed thy lowly lot. ~ Bernard Barton
daffodil bud with droplets of water

Day 73 – Courage

"A daffodil pushing up through the dark earth to the spring, knowing somehow deep in its roots that spring and light and sunshine will come, has more courage and more knowledge of the value of life than any human being…
purple crocus in spring sunlight is a gift from nature

Day 71 – Spring gift

"A single crocus blossom ought to be enough to convince our heart that springtime, no matter how predictable, is somehow a gift, gratuitous, gratis, a grace." ~ David Steindl-Rast 

Day 66 – Concerning Spring

"I wonder if the sap is stirring yet, If wintry birds are dreaming of a mate, If frozen snowdrops feel as yet the sun And crocus fires are kindling one by one: Sing robin, sing: I still am sore in…
black and white of snow drops

Day 62 – Chaste

"Nor will I then thy modest grace forget, Chaste Snow-drop, venturous harbinger of Spring, And pensive monitor of fleeting years!" ~ William Wordsworth