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April 15, 2011

Spring and wisteria

Part of me loves spring (longer days! birds chirping! trees blooming!), and part of me despises it because it’s just a big tease with it’s wind and sun and non-summerness. But I always adore our blooming wisteria.

The peak of flowers a few weeks ago:

Growing like crazy now (both the baby and the wisteria):

The pretty detritus:

We’re getting the backyard, and house for that matter, in shape for summer. I guess spring is good for something.

I’ll report back on that soon. Have a fine weekend, all!

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  1. amelia said on April 15, 2011

    lovely! {the baby and the wisteria!}

  2. Katie said on April 15, 2011

    Gorgeous! I love your photos – they always have the best light. Is that due to the California sun or a camera setting?

  3. Amanda said on April 15, 2011

    that photo of Dashie in the backyard belongs in a magazine! cute cute

  4. Alie said on April 15, 2011

    Lovely! And love the word ‘detritus’ :).

  5. Rachel (heart of light) said on April 15, 2011

    I love it when the wisteria pops out – always such a welcome spring surprise!

  6. heather t. said on April 15, 2011

    Love wisteria. My grandparents had a huge arch of wisteria growing up that we built forts in :)

  7. magda said on April 17, 2011

    Love the photo of the baby–so sweet.

  8. Katie said on April 17, 2011

    What a beautifully wild backyard you have!

  9. blake said on April 17, 2011

    beautiful! (yard & boy) say, are those some artichoke fronds I see peeking in from the sides? if so, lucky you. I seemed to have killed my last plant this w/e :( apparently, they don’t like to be moved… can’t wait to see what’s in store for your garden!

  10. Francesca from Façonner said on April 21, 2011

    Yes well, I agree there is something slightly teasing about Spring. But after all, it is the PROMISE of Summer that counts! :-) We too are getting our garden in order; yours looks all magical and overgrown- you must post after pictures too when you’re all grazing! Here come the barbeques…F x

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