Thursday, March 18, 2021

Color Comes To Town

I know that spring is upon us, when the Redbud trees start giving out their beautiful pink buds.

The redbud is a tree that is valued far more than its small size might suggest. This lovely harbinger of spring has been called “a breath of fresh air after a long winter” and no less than “one of our most beautiful native trees” writes tree expert Michael Dirr, of The Arbor Day Foundation.



It is hard to express adequately the miracle of a tree that had branches so bare all through winter suddenly go from stark brown to magenta.
But there she is again, emerging from her own winter of storms, freeze, winds, and drought, still standing, still surviving, still blooming, still giving.
Shaku Selvakumar


12 comments:

Doc said...

Beautiful, love these trees.

DJan said...

So very beautiful! Thank you for sharing.

It's.a.crazy.world said...

My neighbor has a redbud...it has not yet bloomed, perhaps in a couple of weeks. They are so pretty, I love it!

happyone said...

The redbuds are so pretty and I look forward to seeing them bloom here too.

Lowcarb team member said...

So beautiful and a wonderful colour.

All the best Jan

Winifred said...

That is a lovely tree, never seen one before. Our early flowering cherry trees are just starting to blossom and the buds are on the trees now, catkins too.
So we've all got something to look forward too apart from the COVID vaccinations.
Take care Jo.

Lori said...

So beautiful!

Anita said...

Nice to see the blooming tree! :)Spring has come to your place

Wish you a happy weekend!

Edna B said...

I love the Redbud trees. They are so beautiful. You are so fortunate to have one in your yard. Their color is exquisite. Enjoy it my friend, hugs, Edna B.

Deb said...

And how beautiful she is. I look forward to the forsythia trees to bloom here.
I must go back now and catch up on your posts. Take care Jo.

Susie said...

Hi Jo, I love the redbud tree. Jo, I have to tell you that my sweet Teddy passed away on the 10 while in the hospital. The dr said he he had pulmonary fibrosis and his cancer had returned and he h=got an infection some where. Too many things to fight off and Ted was so weak already. Thank you for the kind prayers. I had Nana Diana post about it. Blessings, xoxo, Susie

L. D. said...

I am anxious to see if my three year old red bud will bloom this year. Yours is beautiful. I love spring lowering trees.