Spring Flowers on a March Morning

Spring flowers are everywhere around town this week. The temperatures have warmed considerably.

Neighborly Dog

First, however, my neighbors’ dogs, Sampson and Inoki, greeted me this morning, as they always do. Sampson decided this would be the day he would try posing.

This is the first time Sampson has allowed me to get a full picture of him. His ears are like that, not back because he is unhappy. He and his brother Inoki are really sweet dogs.


Now, to spring flowers…Around this time in March my pansies begin to wake up. Within about two weeks they will be overflowing their containers. For now I am happy with a few bright faces here and there.

spring flower pansy

Pear Buds

Bradford pears are blooming all over town. I do not know what my pears trees are. They were here when I bought the house. But, they bloom much later than the Bradford pears. One produces pears that people enjoy. The other is the required pollinator. It produces small hard pears loved by birds but not people. Works out perfectly… My pears are only in bud today, but some will have fully open blooms by the weekend.

spring flowers pear buds
Not quite flowers yet, but some will be out by the end of the week.

Dwarf Peach ‘Bonanza’

The dwarf peach ‘Bonanza’ is at peak bloom today. It has been spectacular this year. If we don’t have a hard freeze later, I should get peaches this year. If I thin them, I will get good sized peaches. If I do not thin them, the branches will become weighted down with small peaches that make lovely spiced peaches (canned) for the holidays. But, for now, I’m enjoying the beauty!

spring flowers peach blossoms
Peach Blossoms

Finally, thanks for taking a stroll through my yard and looking at some spring flowers and a neighborly dog.

10 Replies to “Spring Flowers on a March Morning”

    1. Hi, Tim! Thanks. My next goal for the neighborly dogs is to try and get an image of Sampson and Inoki together! 🙂 )))))))))

  1. Your photographs show the exquisiteness of the blossoms. Well, done!
    And I look forward to seeing both dogs together! That may be harder to capture than the florals!

    1. Hi, Laurie! Really nice to see you here. 🙂 I thought this was a pretty dark winter for Albuquerque, and then all of a sudden Spring burst forth.
      I agree completely about the difficulty of photographing both dogs together, but it’s always good to have a goal 🙂 )))))))))
      Thanks for stopping by!

    1. Hi, Lavinia! Sampson and Inoki are wonderful dogs. They always greet me, and it is almost like having the joy of pets with none of the work.
      This is proving to be a nice Spring, after a pretty dark (otherwise not bad) winter.
      Thank you for coming by and leaving a comment. 🙂

  2. Thank you for sharing these beautiful flower photos with us, Susan. It must be spring! Our winter jasmine is blooming here.

    1. Hi, Juanita! So nice to see you. It is definitely Spring here. Your winter jasmine must be glorious! 🙂

  3. Pearl, thank you for visiting and leaving a comment! Spring has finally appeared in Albuquerque! 🙂

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