“Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love.”– Sitting Bull
Thanks to everyone who visited the Abbott Marshlands and contributed to our #SpringFlowers Showcase.
I hope you have an opportunity to visit the Marshlands soon to enjoy its Spring Flowers. Thanks again to all of you who for your continuing support of the Abbott Marshlands.
Northern Community Park Trail
When I see the first flowers of spring, I feel renewed. A pastel palette enlivens me! I mix up a mossy green and find peace painting a periwinkle sky. As I dip my brush into water I am reminded how my feet sink into the wet earth after a spring shower. The landscape is ever-changing and with the re-emergence of the sun, I am anxious to hit the trails for more inspiration
Spring has sprung!
Watson Woods, Picnic Area
Each spring the profusion of flowers amid the picnic tables at Watson Woods astonishes me. Most are Spring Beauty flowers. Interspersed are patches of Bluets, violets, and even a few dandelions. Altogether, they appear to be a spring snowstorm. Close inspection shows variation in colors and flower form.
Delicate Azaleas at Bordentown Bluffs
In a wooded area on Bordentown Bluffs over the Crosswicks Creek is a magical area of azaleas we pass through to get to a great lookout point. The mountain laurel, azaleas and other flowering shrubs make this a passage of dancing, twisted-bark beauties, with birds, and blossoms blowing in the bluff breezes. A place we like to linger to appreciate it all.
The Island at Spring Lake
It was really a wonderful surprise to find so many of these delicate spring flowers blooming on the Island.