My little garden gnome is looking bewildered today. "What's going on with this weather?" he seems to say. First it's cold now this 80 degree stuff. We just have to roll with the punches that Mother Nature sends our way. He looks like he's taking life easy, while I'm running around like a chicken with my head cut off...trying to keep up with it all. I just took several winter coats out of the closets and will find a place for them downstairs. Some of them should be given away....ahem....Joe. Coats seem to multiply at our house. A coat is something hard to give away. We always think that maybe it will come back in style, or maybe we will fit into it again. They are quite costly and I guess that's the reason we hang on to them.
Meanwhile out back it seems that nature is multiplying. Just look at those Lily of the Valley. They keep pretty much contained in this little area. I need to thin them out and give some away.
Things are multiplying in the front yard too. I just planted this "hen." Look at the little babies just popping out all over her. This is the very expensive one that I just bought. Will I have problems dividing this one and giving some away?
This last picture is one that was really hard to take. We were eating dinner, and were watching the bird feeder at the same time. Goldfinches just filled the feeder. I think that there were as many as 7 at one time. Joe encouraged me to get my camera. I thought that they would be gone by the time I got back. We've never had so many goldfinches as this year. I can hear them right now...out at our feeder in the back and I see a little fellow here in the front feeder. What is the reason for this bird multiplying so this year? We are feeding them the same sunflower seeds.....and they do love them. I can't imagine this many nesting close by. Birds seem to like their own territory for their nest. I'll have do do some research on this.
There are 14 goldfinches at my feeder right now.
Spring, by Balisha
Multiplication in my yard.. is interesting to me..
I look and find it everywhere, it's even with the bees.
I see it in the birds...there never were so many..
They show up everyday.. just like a copper penny.
The hens are having chicks you know..close to Mom they like to be..
I gave them extra room to grow....it suits them to a T.
I notice something in the air...something I know so well.
The lily of the valleys with their delicious smell..
It's all the way it's supposed to be.. when spring arrives each year..
Enjoy it now for when it's gone... we all will shed a tear.
Spring is here...the bird song tells, in the pond the peepers sing ..
Your senses tell you to enjoy....this oh, so pretty spring.
I'm going to get ready and go out to enjoy the day. Rain is predicted for tonight.