Saturday, May 3, 2008

Lilacs Are Here

Divine! The wonderful aroma of lilacs! I wait and wait and watch for weeks as the blossom clusters develop. Then as we have a few sunny days, the buds start to grow fat. I'm thinking, just one more sunny day and they will burst open with their beauty and fragrance. Well, we had some partial sunny days, and I would think next week.......then.... more cold cloudy days...no blossoms. Usually my lilacs bloom around Easter. They are usually gone by Mothers day. Yesterday, May 2, They finally burst open with their riot of color and heady aroma. They don't last long, but I love it while there are here!
I'm going out now to cut arm fulls to bring inside and fill the house with lilacs.
Thanks for visiting, hope you have some lilacs to enjoy.

3 comments:

Krista said...

Our lilac tree is about to bloom, too! One more sunny day instead of rain, rain, rain and it will happen - just in time for the earliest summer bouquets.

Mrs.Kwitty said...

Oooh, I absolutely love lilacs! They smell so dang good. We don't even have leaf buds on the lilac bushes yet, let alone flowers! lol But it shouldn't be too long. Enjoy!
Smiles, Karen

Look Beyond The Picket Fence said...

I love lilacs! My mom has a tree/bush in her backyard. may be I will get some an share a picture with you. I love how fragrant they are.