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Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
Irises Vegetable Grower Butterflies Region: Wisconsin Keeps Horses Cat Lover
Dog Lover Keeper of Poultry Daylilies Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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tveguy3
Feb 21, 2015 7:02 PM CST
I know I can't be the only one going crazy looking forward to spring and some beautiful things coming to life! I had to dig out some pictures of spring to keep me from going nuts Acorn Acorn Acorn

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Apricot Blossoms
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Plum Blossoms
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Cherry Blossoms
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Pasque flower always the first thing to bloom here
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New Babies
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More new Babies
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first tulip
MORE, I NEED MORE PICTURES OF SPRING THINGS!!!!! HELP! Blinking
Voltaire: "Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities,"
(Zone 9b)
Region: California Garden Ideas: Level 1
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UndertheSun
Feb 21, 2015 7:47 PM CST
I love the baby photos! Thumbs up

I'll take some photos tomorrow of "things that are in bloom".
Name: Jane H.
Kentucky (Zone 6b)
Irises Birds Region: United States of America Region: Kentucky Clematis Daylilies
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janielouy
Feb 21, 2015 7:53 PM CST
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Right now these poor babies are buried under a foot of snow but they are peeking out and just waiting for Spring to get here.

Name: Jane H.
Kentucky (Zone 6b)
Irises Birds Region: United States of America Region: Kentucky Clematis Daylilies
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janielouy
Feb 21, 2015 7:55 PM CST
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I can hardly wait for my creeping phlox to bloom. They are just now greening up under the snow.
Name: Stacey Utermoehlen
Warfordsburg, PA (Zone 6b)
Irises Garden Art Bulbs Enjoys or suffers cold winters Echinacea Cut Flowers
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starwoman
Feb 21, 2015 8:00 PM CST
Going crazy over here for spring, too. Here's a shot of my pink dogwood.

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Name: Ken
Traverse City, Michigan (Zone 5a)
Vegetable Grower Dog Lover Enjoys or suffers cold winters Region: Michigan Irises Daylilies
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bramedog
Feb 21, 2015 8:13 PM CST
Trout lily~when I was out looking for morels last spring

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Dutchman's Breeches



Claytonia

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and of course, my favorite~yummy morels~all on the same trip

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I can taste them already ~sigh~
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Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
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irisarian
Feb 21, 2015 8:39 PM CST
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Name: Mary Ann
Western Kentucky (Zone 7a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: United States of America Hostas Hummingbirder Daylilies Birds
Irises Keeps Horses Region: Kentucky Farmer Container Gardener Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Muddymitts
Feb 21, 2015 9:47 PM CST
I've got a couple of spring pictures that aren't Irises -- go figure!!

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Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
Irises Garden Photography I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Butterflies Birds
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Zencat
Feb 21, 2015 9:59 PM CST
I have some to share. Here you go, Tom! Spring and summer shots.

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Name: Ken
Traverse City, Michigan (Zone 5a)
Vegetable Grower Dog Lover Enjoys or suffers cold winters Region: Michigan Irises Daylilies
Region: United States of America Cat Lover
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bramedog
Feb 21, 2015 10:06 PM CST
Love your Columbines , Celia. Lovey dubby
Name: Sherry Austin
Santa Cruz, CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Irises Keeper of Poultry Roses Dragonflies Birds
Bulbs Foliage Fan Photo Contest Winner: 2015
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Henhouse
Feb 21, 2015 10:51 PM CST
I was out taking pictures today. Spring is popping here....
Magnolia 'Heaven Scent'


Magnolia 'Kikuzaki' (dwarf Stellata type)
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Quince, Hellebores, Rosemary
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Ceanothus 'Julia Phelps'


Magnolia 'Wada's Memory' & Japanese Plum of some sort.
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Chaenomeles 'Candida' with visitor
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Nectaplum 'Spice Zee'
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Chaenomeles 'Black Light'
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Wellhouse
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Leucojum
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Calif_Sue
Feb 21, 2015 10:52 PM CST

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Ceanothus 'Julia Phelps'
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Honey Scoop
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Heuchera 'Amethyst Myst'


Buds on Carolina Jessamine (Gelsemium sempervirens 'Margarita')
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Northern CA (Zone 9a)
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iciris
Feb 22, 2015 4:15 AM CST
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Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
Irises Vegetable Grower Butterflies Region: Wisconsin Keeps Horses Cat Lover
Dog Lover Keeper of Poultry Daylilies Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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tveguy3
Feb 22, 2015 4:32 AM CST
Oh Thanks that will get me through going out in the cold to feed animals. I'll need more when I come in though, Keep them coming!
Voltaire: "Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities,"
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Service dogs: Angels with paws.
Dragonflies Dog Lover Bookworm I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Photography Bee Lover
Plays in the sandbox Butterflies Region: Texas Garden Sages I sent a postcard to Randy! Charter ATP Member
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lovemyhouse
Feb 22, 2015 8:22 AM CST
My favorite Smiling
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New Babies


It’s okay to not know all the answers.
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Service dogs: Angels with paws.
Dragonflies Dog Lover Bookworm I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Photography Bee Lover
Plays in the sandbox Butterflies Region: Texas Garden Sages I sent a postcard to Randy! Charter ATP Member
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lovemyhouse
Feb 22, 2015 8:27 AM CST
Happy to see Geranium and Strawberry plants coming back. Also have Henbit, Miss Bateman Clematis, Taiyo Tree Peony, NOID Daffodil.
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It’s okay to not know all the answers.
Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Paul2032
Feb 22, 2015 8:40 AM CST
Fun thread Tom. Thanks for thinking of it. We are all hungry for spring.....Thumb of 2015-02-22/Paul2032/b65dbd


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Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
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Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Service dogs: Angels with paws.
Dragonflies Dog Lover Bookworm I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Photography Bee Lover
Plays in the sandbox Butterflies Region: Texas Garden Sages I sent a postcard to Randy! Charter ATP Member
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lovemyhouse
Feb 22, 2015 8:58 AM CST
Love that last one, Paul. Smiling
It’s okay to not know all the answers.
Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
Irises Garden Photography I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Butterflies Birds
Cat Lover Enjoys or suffers cold winters Hummingbirder Plant Identifier
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Zencat
Feb 22, 2015 9:02 AM CST
A couple more. These are open now.

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Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
Irises Garden Photography I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Butterflies Birds
Cat Lover Enjoys or suffers cold winters Hummingbirder Plant Identifier
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Zencat
Feb 22, 2015 9:03 AM CST
What are those, Paul? The yellows.

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