Springtime in the Ozarks

Serviceberry trees are the first to bloom in the Ozarks https://theblondegardener.com/2015/04/05/springtime-in-the-ozarks/

I love that we have four distinct seasons in the Ozark Mountains.

'Mt. Hood' daffodil is a long blooming daffodil.  https://theblondegardener.com/2015/04/05/springtime-in-the-ozarks/

If I had to pick my favorite, though

It wouldn't be spring without a tulip.  https://theblondegardener.com/2015/04/05/springtime-in-the-ozarks/

it would be spring.

Blossoms on a pear tree bring in the bees.  https://theblondegardener.com/2015/04/05/springtime-in-the-ozarks/

The pear trees and

Peach blossoms in spring.  https://theblondegardener.com/2015/04/05/springtime-in-the-ozarks/

and the peach trees are full of blooms.


Golden alexander or Zizia aptera is an early  blooming spring flower.  https://theblondegardener.com/2015/04/05/springtime-in-the-ozarks/

Golden alexander or Zizia (isn’t that a fun name?)

'Butter and eggs' daffodil is an old, long blooming,  heirloom daffodil.  https://theblondegardener.com/2015/04/05/springtime-in-the-ozarks/

and the ‘Butter and Egg’ daffodils are making a show.

Creeping phlox is an old-fashioned spring flower.  https://theblondegardener.com/2015/04/05/springtime-in-the-ozarks/

Creeping phlox never fails to disappoint

Goose eggs have appeared on the pond bank.  https://theblondegardener.com/2015/04/05/springtime-in-the-ozarks/

and this year we have a pair of geese that have decided to start a family on the bank of the pond.

Springtime bees are busy gathering pollen.  https://theblondegardener.com/2015/04/05/springtime-in-the-ozarks/

It’s shaping up to be a busy spring.

Happy Easter and Happy Spring!



About the blonde gardener

I'm an Arkansas girl born and raised. I garden in the beautiful Northwest part of the state (zone 6b or 7) surrounded by the Ozark Mountains. My favorite part about the area is we have 4 distinct seasons and are able to enjoy a variety of activities. My main passion is gardening but I also enjoy hiking, birding, 4-wheeling and motorcycle trips. Basically anything outside. Thanks for stopping by! Brenda
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10 Responses to Springtime in the Ozarks

  1. It looks so pretty Brenda! Happy spring , happy Easter!

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  2. Mags says:

    Looking very beautiful and colorful around your place sweet Brenda. Very nice pictures and thanks for sharing your beautiful plants. Hugs and Happy Easter

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  3. Lots of pretty flowers here, too. I think having enough rain for a change has made a big diff! Thanks for sharing your photos with us! 🙂

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  4. Pam says:

    How bout the Dog wood flower? Aunt Mil would love to have a Dogwood flower(?) I guess I have never seen one:-) could you take a picture of one??


  5. Kevin says:

    Beautiful photos — and so excited to see you document your geese family!

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  6. Wonderful! Those white daffs and the pear blossoms are gorgeous.

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