More Eastern Redbuds

I just can’t get enough of these beautiful trees. I even found a small sapling at the edge of our property today!

Eastern Redbud Closeup

Eastern Redbud Trees

Eastern Redbuds

More Eastern Redbuds

Eastern Redbud Path

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Virginia’s Beautiful Redbuds Are Blooming

If you are driving anywhere in Virginia this week, you are gifted with one of the most beautiful sites — the all-too-brief blooming of the Eastern Redbud trees. The Shenandoah Valley is especially beautiful right now!

Depending on where the trees are in their bloom cycle, they may appear dark magenta, dark purple, or light […]

Shenandoah Redbuds Starting to Fade

The Eastern Redbuds here in the valley have stated to fade from their brilliant pink-purple-magenta shade to a softer pink. They’re still beautiful and, especially where they have spread through the forests, are still striking.

*** This personal blog is comprised solely of the opinions, views, projects, and travels of its author, Stacey Morgan Smith. She is lucky enough to have loving family and friends whom she drags along with her on her adventures and whom she puts to work on her little farm. She uses this blog to help promote living in the mountains of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, from Roanoke to the Potomac River.**

Those Purple Trees Blooming in Shenandoah

It’s that beautiful time of year when purple trees and shrubs have their reign.

Our home and the majority of the property is edged with lilacs. I’m not sure which species of Syringa we have, and from what I understand, it’s rather hard to name them from pictures. Most of the bushes have purple flowers, […]