Wordless Wednesday: Spring Trees

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About johnvic8

John Viccellio retired after 24 years in the U. S. Navy and began to dig into gardening when he could finally land in one place. He completed the Master Gardener course in 1992 and has since designed and constructed two of his own gardens. He wrote a monthly garden column for ten years and has been a regular contributor to Carolina Gardener magazine. John published his first book, Guess What's in My Garden!, in 2014. He lives in Stallings, NC with his wife, in close proximity to seven of his eight grandchildren.
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8 Responses to Wordless Wednesday: Spring Trees

  1. Elizabeth Cunius says:

    Beautiful!

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  2. Oh, trees blooming in early spring is one of my very favorite pleasures- Our Magnolia, the likely same cultivar as yours, (though I didn’t plant them and don’t know the cultivar for sure) is still in bud- none yet opened. I love the fruit trees opening, and then the Azaleas…

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    • johnvic8 says:

      I cannot tell a lie (although the cherry tree is not involved). The other trees are ones in my neighborhood, captured on an afternoons stroll.

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      • That is too funny, John 😉 “Borrowed landscape?” We stopped to pick up a traveling neighbor’s papers for her, and I stole the Magnolia pics. The tree beside her driveway was just too tantalizing to pass by without a photo-capture 😉 Neighborhood walks always bring their benefits 😉

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  3. Helen Johnstone says:

    They are very cheering. I have a cherry that is just about the start flowering.
    What is the plant in your header – I am guessing a Mahonia but am not sure

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    • johnvic8 says:

      Thank you, Helen. You are correct. It is a mahonia…as I remember the photo was taken in January about 15+ years ago in my former garden. I may have to do a post about it; several people have asked about it.

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  4. Chloris says:

    And what a welcome sight they are.

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