Welcome to Spring….almost

DSCN0981An Earlier Spring in The Sister’s Garden – Chapel Hill, NC

I know I’m rushing things, but today, the first day of Spring, needs to be encouraged. I’ve been enjoying Beverly Nichols, English garden writer, AGAIN. I’ve written about him in an earlier post should you want to remind yourself who he is. I can’t think of anyone more delightful to share the start of Spring with. Clap your hands and believe!

“Dramatic is the only word for the way spring came, that year. For weeks the earth had been icebound, like an empty theatre. Then, suddenly, the lights were turned on, up above. The delicate fingers of the wind switched away the dust sheets of the snow. And the empty arena filled, as though with cloaks and dresses and scarves, in a thousand shades of green.”                  A Village in a Valley (1934)

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About Stepheny Forgue Houghtlin

Stepheny Forgue Houghtlin grew up in Evanston, IL. and is a graduate of the University of Kentucky. She is an author of two novels: The Greening of a Heart and Facing East. She lives, writes and gardens in NC. Visit her: Stephenyhoughtlin.com
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One Response to Welcome to Spring….almost

  1. pbmgarden says:

    Love this image from the Sisters’ garden. I should make time to stop by there. Happy Spring.

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