Saturday, March 19, 2011

Welcome Back

Oh how I have missed you and have been awaiting your arrival. I have watched you grow through the winter and today, you showed your face.

I planted six Dutch Iris about 15 years ago at our old house and when we moved I dug up a few of the bulbs, They have since multiplied and I divided them again last year and they are all over. I love them. They are reminders of our wonderful days in our old yard where my two oldest played so much. 

Put the cutest darn chocolate eggs in my old Ball jar. Aren't they adorable? Love the colors of the season. Light and bright.



Linking to:
Seasonal Sundays
Funky Junk Interiors
Sunday Favorites
Sunday Showcase
Masterpiece Monday
Lamb Around
Blue Monday
This Blessed Nest
Fishtail Cottage

28 comments:

The Tablescaper said...

Love the eggs. So sweet! Also love the iris. Isn't it amazing how those iris pop up through the dirt and bloom into intense color.

It's great to have you being a part of Seasonal Sundays.

- The Tablescaper

Sarah said...

Happy Spring to you. Love iris in my garden, but need to get some of these Dutch ones. They are some of my favorites. Cute idea to fill the jar with the eggs. I should do that! ~ Sarah

Kris said...

Your irises are beautiful! Mine have not bloomed yet! I had a friend send me some after she divided in fall. I have since divided so many times, that I have them all over now! I love them. Mine are grape iris. Smell just like a grape sucker. I want to eat those candies!!

Sares said...

Yep, I am SO ready for Spring! Bring on the beautiful flowers!

Andi's English Attic said...

Nature gives us such stunning colours. Beautiful. So nice that you have a piece of your old garden with you now. xx

Vintage Gal said...

The iris are just beautiful. Love the eggs in he jar ~ Have a great day! ;-)

Holly said...

The flowers are gorgeous! I'm really loving my flowers right now too!

Gail @ Faithfulness Farm said...

Iris' are about my very favorites - they so remind me of my grandma - she had flower beds full of them :)

Blessings!
Gail

Dina said...

Beautiful flowers. I am so ready for spring. Yuck it's raining here today!

Teresa@oursoutherncountryhomeandfarm said...

Love your iris's, but I have such a black thumb I just don't have luck with beautiful blooming plants. And I love, love, love your eggs in your old ball jar! I don't have a big one, but I do have some glass jars, and I am going to copy you! Thanks for stopping by my place, and Happy Spring!

Keetha Broyles said...

Love the eggs in the jar!

Valerie@Occasionally Crafty said...

I could never put Cadbury mini eggs in a jar- I eat them ALL! You must have more self-control than me! It sure looks cute, though!

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Janine said...

I was just thinking about planting dutch iris this year. Those chocolate eggs are my favorite. I can't buy them because I would eat them all up!!!

Kelly said...

Simple and BEAUTIFUL!

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Snap said...

Oh, yes. Spring is Springing! I love iris ..yours are lovely. Fun eggs!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Happy Spring! Lovely flower and yummy candy-enjoy:@)

Susan in the Boonies said...

I could not pass up this post without telling you how inordinately fond I am of the purple Dutch Iris.
There. I told you. Thank you for the lovely image.

SmilingSally said...

I love irises too. Thanks for sharing your blues.

Happy Blue Monday, S.

Linnea said...

Beautiful shades of blue!

Cafe au lait said...

Great shots. Happy Blue Monday.

I played too. Mine is here.

chubskulit said...

Lovely blues!

My Blue Monday, have a great day!

Chari at Happy To Design said...

Hello...

Ohh yes...it does look like spring has arrived at your place, my friend! Your purple iris' are simply gorgeous! And...I love your old Bell jar filled with all the pretty pastel chocolate eggs! Yay Spring!!! Thanks for sharing your spring pretties with us for the Sunday Favorites repost party this week!

Warmest spring wishes,
Chari @Happy To Design

Olive Cooper said...

I love it how division of plants reward you with more blooms later on! These are splendid!

Anita @ GoingALittleCoastal said...

I have never grown irises but I would love to. Can you tell me what sort of conditions they like? I have leaves up which I thought were going to be irises but they have never flowered in the 2 years I've lived here. I only get leaves!

Rene' said...

Those Iris are beautiful!

I would love it if you could link up at my Eats and Treats party.
It's my first one and it's for anything kitchenish, foodish, cooking related.

http://bargainhoot.com/2011/03/24/join-my-first-link-up-party-share-your-eats-treats/

Fishtail Cottage said...

Awe - seeing signs of spring in the garden is so heartwarming! Love those sweet iris's. Thanks for linking up to Cottage Flora Thursday's & sharing the garden party with your friends! Hugs to you! xoxo, Tracie

this blessed nest said...

there's nothing like watching those first spring flowers pop up! it's wonderful, isn't it?

love your idea to put the chocolate eggs in a jar!

thanks for linking up to the SPRING FLING!

kellie

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