Sunday, 22 March 2009

Today's Flowers



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When these branches were cut from the bush, the forsythia itself was not yet in bloom . The forsythia grows every year bigger and bigger, but it needs to be pruned and only the new branches should be taken off. It blooms on the old branches.

35 comments:

Marutham said...

Oh they look so wonderfully colourful! :)
Today's flowers are indeed nice!

Have a great week....

Cheers!
Marutham

The Weaver of Grass said...

Yes reader wil, forsythia is one of the plants which will flower in water in the house. I like that.
I often bring in the buds of horse chestnut - we call them "sticky buds" and they come out beautifully in a warm room. Like your header.

ViennaDaily said...

I believe those live also the whole winter through right?

Love your header, especially the reflection on water...Have a nice week!

ilanadavita said...

Usually forsythias boom before other bushes and seem like little flames in an otherwise grey setting. Lovely flowers.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Forsythia is a wonderful bush to cut branches from early to force into flower indoors!

Inkivääri said...

Forsythia brings spring - beautiful pics!

kayleen said...

Such a beautiful shade of yellow. Thanks for sharing

Nebraska Birding

Gill - That British Woman said...

always such a bright Spring flower, just lovely,

Gill in Canada

VALKYRIEN said...

I can't wait to do the same! Those bushes are so wonderful when they bloom! One of the neighbour house, has a bush covering the whole front of the house - and it is so beatiful!

Maybe I can steal som branches - they won't notice some of them is gone.... :))

Sandra said...

Beautiful and yellow and smells of spring :-)!! Lovely indeed.

guild-rez said...

Yellow is such a happy colour.
Forced forsythia is a great way to bring spring into your home.
Thank you for your pictures!!

Constantinos said...

Lovely flowers! Which remind us that spring has come. Luiz and Denise are great artists.

Tarolino said...

Such bright flowers and how nice that you don't have to throw away what you prune but can get much enjoyment from it indoors. Also you have given me enjoyment by sharing these images.

TheWritersPorch said...

Beautiful Wil.......The header is also!
Carol

Arija said...

Forsythias will bloom indoors when there is still snow on the groud. They bring hope and cheer into the house. Unfortunately I lost my big bush this year. It looked like it put out some buds in spring but it was too dry and it went the way of all flesh...

Today's Blah... said...

They are so lovely, yellows are really cool and these forsythias are so beautiful in that vase. Mooi zo..Groejtes again!

Cloudia said...

Joyous!!!
Aloha-

Patty said...

I love yellow flowers of any kind, they are always so cheerful.

As for your daughter's cat, our daughter's cat likes to jump into the bathtub and lick water from around the drain, why I don't know since he has fresh water in his bowl in the kitchen.

Renie Burghardt said...

Oh, beautiful shots of the forsythia blooms, Wil. Mine is just about done now, as it's getting the leaves. I'm glad you mentioned the pruning, as mine really needs it. Does it get pruned in the fall, or can you do it now? I should know, but I don't, and it is getting way too big.

Have a great Monday.

Hugs,

Renie

Naturegirl said...

A sure sign that Spring is here when the Forsythia is in bloom!

Janice Thomson said...

Such bright cheery colour! Still waiting for mine to bud.

Megha Chhatbar said...

They are so colorful and bright...:)

Carletta said...

I love the first shot with that beautiful wood floor in the background!
Four of my five bushes are in bloom at present. I have one big one that I do not prune back because I have plenty of room for it to grow.
Carletta’s Captures.

Etje said...

Knappe foto's hoor.

En een leuke start van een nieuwe week.

Groetjes

Miss_Yves said...

La branche n'est peut-être pas très fournie, mais les couleurs sont intenses, et la composition du bouquet a un style très japonais (Ikebana)
Les forsythias de mon jardin sont en fleurs !

Jeannette St.G. said...

I love Fosythia, one of the flowers I always bought in thw apring - haven't seen them here in California (they may be here in very expensive flower stores, but i always go to !the middle of the road" ones). From your garden?

Grace and Bradley said...

I first saw fosythia was at Rodin museum in Paris, it bloomed like an explosion. Latter on we planted in our own garden. In deed, a heavy pruning at the end of spring after flowering, it will give such great show next year.

Arkansas Patti said...

Right now, in my part of the Ozarks, the Forsythia are in full bloom. Almost all yards are dipped in yellow and it are so beautiful.

Abe said...

I still have some dwarf forsythia -- I think three bushes -- and these are quite old -- about ten years or more. I got them instead of regular size as the regular size gets way too big to suit my needs. But I used to grow a lot of them and all the trimmed branches were stuck in the ground to make new bushes. That process only take three or four years. Your photos are very nice, indeed.

Day4plus said...

Golden Forsythia---a wonderful bush. MB

Carla said...

these are one of my favorite first signs of spring bloomers:) Great pictures:)

kjpweb said...

Here comes spring! The perfect blooming for easter!
Cheers, Klaus

Luiz Santilli Jr said...

Reade Wil

I like yellow color, then I like this yellow flowers!
Thanks for posting for TODAY'S FLOWERS!
Thanks also for your great support!

Luiz

storyteller said...

Simply BEAUTIFUL flowers and thanks for sharing the information about them. This would make a marvelous Mellow Yellow Monday post too ;--)
Hugs and blessings,

Louise said...

One of my favorite signs of Spring!