Greengirls Helen Yarmoska, Nicole Hvidsten, Martha Buns, Connie Nelson, Kim Palmer and Mary Jane Smetanka are dishin' the dirt from the back-yard garden and beyond. Whether you're a greenthumb or greenhorn, they're eager to learn from your mishaps, mistakes - and most importantly, your sweet successes - all growing season long.
We have a wonderful tree in our front yard whose blossoms smell heavenly. I always thought it was a Canadian Cherry Tree, but checking last night, I could not verify it's true identity
All I know is that I wish you could smell it! If Willy Wonka were to invent Smell-avision, this blossom would drive someone to invent Scent-ernet.
Neighbors walk by and smiles come instantly to their faces. The scent is sweet, but not oversweet; fruity too. It's beyond my writing capability to describe. For 2 weeks each spring (weather pending) everyone enjoys the tree's aroma.
There are other favorite scents of spring -- the first mowing of grass. Crisp grass blended with just a hint of gas fumes (it smells better than it sounds).
Then there's Lilly of the Valley flowers; and lilacs. YUM.
What are your favorite scents of Spring?
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