Lilac bloom is a big deal around here. With hundreds of bushes around the house, lining the lane, and edging the yard, soon our little hill will smell lovely. I haven’t lived here long enough to estimate the bloom with any certainty, but I believe within a week or two we’ll be ready!
*** 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.**
As one of our resident yard bunnies knows, the lilacs are at about 80% bloom, and this is the time of year that Lilac Hill earns her name. The air smells so sweet with the heady scent of blooms it’s hard not to just sit and breathe deeply. 70% of […]
The forsythia is rushing into bloom. Over the course of the last few days, it has changed dramatically!
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I’m not yet ready to guess on the bloom date, but the lilac buds are breaking out out everywhere! The bushes are absolutely loaded with buds, so I’m looking forward to a pretty scented April and May!!
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