Spring is finally bringing some color back into the world.

Cherry blossoms, okame

It’s lovely.

Cherry blossoms,

These cherry trees (Prunus x incamp ‘Okame’ cherry) were not only nice to look at, but had a beautiful sound as well.

Cherry blossoms,

They were humming. Filled with bees.

Pink cherry blossoms, okame

As one of the first trees to open in this particular park, it was the place to be if you were a bee.

Pink cherry blossoms

Unfortunately you can’t see them in the photos, but I’ll always remember their soothing sound.

Magnolia flower, pink and white

The magnolia trees were the only other flowering trees that were ready to show off on this particular day.

White and pink magnolia

The sign for this one below listed the name asΒ Magnolia stellata ‘Centennial’ star magnolia

Magnolia tree, magnolia stellata centennial star magnolia

They had some pretty pink stripes on the back of each flower.

Pink stripes on the back of magnolia stellata centennial star magnolia

It’s so nice to have spring here again.

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I’m participating in the A to Z Challenge for the month of April. The idea is to post every day, except Sundays, and end up with one post for each letter of the alphabet. It’s a good challenge to help me to blog every day.

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