Thursday, April 3, 2008
More Blooming Branches
After the fun with forcing my forsythia into bloom, I decided to try some other blooming branches from my yard. I have no idea what the tree is that these came from. One of the fun things about bringing the branches in is how much more closely I can pay attention to the progress of the opening blooms. These ones, in fact, were prettiest and most interesting right before the blooms opened.
Each bloom cluster started as a single bud, which then opened up into a cluster of chartreuse green balls, each of which later opened up to become a flower. I have a weeping cherry and a regular cherry tree that I want to try next. The daffodils and crocus have all started to open, as well. I love spring flowers!