The Flavor of February: Not Just Birds But Blossoms

Birds aren’t the only things adding beauty to the backyard this month, Camellia blossoms are out in abundance and the Daffodils are beginning to bloom.

Right in the center of our backyard, next to the fountain, we have a colossal Camellia bush that is overflowing with flowers.

A number of the blossoms end up falling into the fountain, which makes them extra lovely with their decorative droplets.

An even larger number of the flowers end up as Lab treats…who knew they would be considered such delectable delights! (And they are consuming such large quantities I had to check and make sure they weren’t harmful!)

The Daffodils are also beginning to display their vibrant colors.

I cut this one to take its picture.

Then turned it to get a different angle…

…but the next thing I knew, it was in danger of becoming a Lab treat too!

While I cut a few flowers to bring inside, this determined duo waited at the top of the steps to see if they could steal any more snacks before I got them inside.

I am happy to report that a lovely trio of flowers survived uneaten to brighten up my kitchen.

But I fear many more blossoms are destined for a different fate!

Ah well…the birds, the blossoms, and the labra-beasts all add to the flavor of February!

About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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9 Responses to The Flavor of February: Not Just Birds But Blossoms

  1. Jill Kuhn says:

    Wow!! Your flowers are so lovely!! We still have a ton of snow so I’m enjoying Spring where you live! 🌷🌞🌈 And I didn’t know flowers were dog treats! Lol! πŸ˜ƒ

  2. lindasschaub says:

    I was excited to see Snowdrops in the snow – these are beautiful and colorful!

  3. Jodi says:

    OMG – you have all these beautiful spring flowers already!!! GORGEOUS! And those two cuties! πŸ™‚ They are worth losing a few blossoms to πŸ™‚

  4. Mags says:

    Gorgeous flowers…nothing blooming here yet. What sweet faces on the dogs and great shots of them. Hugs to you and nose kisses for the dogs from Chancy and me.

  5. Andrea Jeris says:

    Oh those puppy dogs with the flowers are adorable!!

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