All Signs Point To Spring

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Although spring officially begins tomorrow, there’s no denying its beauty has already graced Coppertop. Daffodils line pathways, and the old foundation on the hill overflows with cheery yellow.

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More yellow shines from a long row of the faithful harbinger, forsythia.

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Trees are bursting back to life. The weeping willow has changed dramatically in one week, shown in these photos from March 12 and today.

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Our pink honeysuckle trees are packed with birds and new leaves, and the weeping cherry is in bloom.

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I love the deep varieties of Hellebores, my shady favorites, blossoming along the gravel stairway.

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And the earliest edible plants are taking off, especially the rhubarb and chives.

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I hope the asparagus isn’t too far behind.

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