Beautiful Buds

End of March beginning of April the weather was too warm and too dry – but spring sprung showing some beautiful buds.

~ by Natalie on April 14, 2011.

11 Responses to “Beautiful Buds”

  1. I love these signs of Spring!
    Catkin are my favorites!

  2. Oh these images are super! Spring is such a wonderful time!

  3. I’m about 98% sure that the second photo is a horse chestnut, aka Aesculus hippocastanum. Less sure about the first one, but I think it’s some species of birch.

    • Yes, the second could be a Horse Chestnut – it’s just missing the little side buds…
      I think the first one is a Corkscrew Hazel. Put the mouse over the photo and you see my guesses 🙂 thanks for stopping by!

  4. Superb picture! Well done and good initiative!

  5. Really wonderful photos! Such a great reminder that spring is in the air!
    Bob 🙂

  6. Beautiful photos! I really love all the fuzzy buds.

  7. I love these pictures. Alien & beautiful at the same time.

  8. Spring time beauty buds!

  9. Isn’t spring grand! New beginnings. So many lovely images! A most wonderful post.

  10. Spring in all of its budding glory! Amazingly clear and detailed photos with a wonderful variety of bud forms.

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