Topic: Gardening

SLIDE SHOW: Spring Flowers

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Spring is well on its way here in New England. As the snow melts there is nothing more exciting than the first tulip bulbs that burst forth to greet us; even the skunk cabbage is a welcome sign of the changing seasons. To celebrate the beginning of another rebirth, here are 25 user-submitted images of spring flowers from Yankee‘s photo gallery!

A close up shot of a tulip in a Concord, Massachusetts garden

A close up shot of a tulip in a Concord, Massachusetts garden

David Luppold

Welcome spring! Northampton, Massachusetts

Welcome spring! Northampton, Massachusetts

Marla Singleton

Zinnias in Rockport, Massachusetts

Zinnias in Rockport, Massachusetts

Aimee McMaster

White tulips in the North End, Boston, Massachusetts

White tulips in the North End, Boston, Massachusetts

Jennifer Stewart

Great Danes peaking through curtains over geraniums in a window box in Beverly, Massachusetts

Great Danes peaking through curtains over geraniums in a window box in Beverly, Massachusetts

Susan Levy Schale

A blooming tree in downtown Plymouth, Massachusetts

A blooming tree in downtown Plymouth, Massachusetts

Janice Drew

Sandcastle, Vermont

Sandcastle, Vermont

Karren Brunetti

This is Benji. He has a fascination with flowers and loves exploring the deep-down secrets of nature at his home in Stamford, Connecticut

This is Benji. He has a fascination with flowers and loves exploring the deep-down secrets of nature at his home in Stamford, Connecticut

Bonnie Yablon

Georgetown, Massachusetts

Georgetown, Massachusetts

Jeff Folger

A single Showy Lady Slipper and an unopened bud in a bog in Colchester, Vermont

A single Showy Lady Slipper and an unopened bud in a bog in Colchester, Vermont

Robert Ennis

Tree blossoms in the rain in Raymond, New Hampshire

Tree blossoms in the rain in Raymond, New Hampshire

Jannette Dallas

A crocus blossom in Woodstock, Connecticut

A crocus blossom in Woodstock, Connecticut

Patricia Lacasse

House on Federal St in Salem, Massachusetts with the sun just coming out and a tree out front blooming

House on Federal St in Salem, Massachusetts with the sun just coming out and a tree out front blooming

Jeff Folger

Reading, Massachusetts

Reading, Massachusetts

Robert Dennis

Finally after three years, this plant is in bloom in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Finally after three years, this plant is in bloom in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Janice Drew

Pansies growing in a local greenhouse in Middlebury, Vermont

Pansies growing in a local greenhouse in Middlebury, Vermont

Pat Davis

An abundance of Pink Lady Slippers paint the woods of Amherst, New Hampshire

An abundance of Pink Lady Slippers paint the woods of Amherst, New Hampshire

Sharon Ericson

A pair of water lilies from a pond in Jericho, Vermont

A pair of water lilies from a pond in Jericho, Vermont

Richard Ennis

The intricacies of a butterflies movements are always a challenge, but this little one sat still long enough to capture him at the Roger Williams Zoo in Rhode Island

The intricacies of a butterflies movements are always a challenge, but this little one sat still long enough to capture him at the Roger Williams Zoo in Rhode Island

Joseph Fagundes Sr.

Springtime arrives in Hillsborough, New Hampshire with newly sprung yellow crocuses.

Springtime arrives in Hillsborough, New Hampshire with newly sprung yellow crocuses.

Karen Booth

This photo was taken toward the end of April when the magnolia tree is in all its glory in Bristol, Rhode Island

This photo was taken toward the end of April when the magnolia tree is in all its glory in Bristol, Rhode Island

Susan Battle

Raymond, New Hampshire

Raymond, New Hampshire

Janette Dallas

Walking around you can find these growing in Marblehead, Massachusetts... Where else?

Walking around you can find these growing in Marblehead, Massachusetts… Where else?

Jeff Folger

This was taken in late spring. It is a photograph of one of the doors of the Scituate Lighthouse in Scituate, Massachusetts

This was taken in late spring. It is a photograph of one of the doors of the Scituate Lighthouse in Scituate, Massachusetts

Barbara Balkam

Comments
  • These Flowers ar just so beautiful-I can`t imagine a world without Flowers-I`am one of those who like Dandelions-A Danderlion first has that pretty Yellow Flower – then the ball like a Cloud and finally you can have Danderlion-Wine-Salad-or cooked. what more could you expect from one little plant?

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  • I read the caption for each picture and hung over it hungrily. It has been a long Winter in Montreal and these pictures definitely have a tonic effect on my body and soul. Thank you, and keep the slide shows coming on please.

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  • Cynthia

    Makes me homesick for NE. Haven’t seen a LadySlipper in years.

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  • Beautiful! Thanks for a bit of spring which is long time coming here in RI!

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