Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Signes de printemps ~ Jonquilles

Early in the morning a few days ago, before the sun was fully up I went out for my morning walk and this is the sight that greeted me:
A few years ago I planted a few of these miniture Tete-aTete daffodils down the center of my driveway, each fall I tuck in a few additional bulbs and without fail in March they offer up this lovely vision. During the warm months after the daffodil foliage dries up creeping thyme and golden oregano fill the spot.

I am very fond of all daffodils but I have a special place in my heart for these little guys, reaching 8 to 10 inches, so dependable, multiplying every year even in our warm climate.
They don't last for very long...maybe a couple of weeks. As you walk out the gate today they are wishing you adieu.

 Come back soon!

This post has been linked to: http://thebrambleberrycottage.blogspot.com/


  1. They are just beautiful. I bet you smiles every time you look at them!!

  2. We spent our evening skating on our rink. Your flowers completely caught my breath. I am officially ready for spring.

  3. La présence de vos jonquilles est une élément optimiste et j'aime ça... Il me tarde de voir pointer le miennes dans le jardin...
    Merci pour le partage de vos merveilleuses photos.
    Gros bisous

  4. Hello. You have a great blog. With beautyful photo's.
    I also love gardening.
    Bud our garden is as 'big' as a poststamp.;-)
    Roses are my favorite.
    You have a new follower... me.
    Enjoy the rest of the week.

  5. Your little daffodils are beautiful! I love daffodils as well, they are such a sign of spring - is there anything about them that one cannot like?

  6. They bring a smile to my face!

  7. I love how you tell the story. We are having our first linky party later today, I hope you can join us at:
    http://pret-a-vivre.com. Have a beautiful weekend!

  8. Hola Adrienne, love to visit your wonderful and beautiful world again, it´s been a long time.
    sending you lots of Love your way

  9. That is so beautiful! I'm wishing for spring :)

  10. This is so very enchanting! Such a lovely idea - I'd love to take a stroll along your driveway - I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday, Adrienne. I'll be featuring your post in this week's party,

  11. Beautiful! I would not want to drive my car into the garage, for fear of damaging one of those delicate daffodils. Mine are just now beginning to pop up...can't wait! Hugs~ Rhonda ♥

  12. What a lovely tapestry of daffodils!!! it brings a so poetic spring and a welcoming entrance ✿◕ ‿ ◕✿

  13. Beautiful! A sure sign of spring.


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