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Bluebird lovebirds social distancing
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Frog peaking out of the water.
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Can they see me now?
Can they see me now?
 
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Elderberry cuttings two weeks ago.
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Elderberry cutting
Elderberry cutting
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Lower buds
Lower buds
 
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Elderberry cuttings today
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Elderberry cutting with leaves
Elderberry cutting with leaves
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Elderberry leaves
Elderberry leaves
 
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The peach seedling has flower buds for the first time this year, starting to swell about two weeks ago.
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Peach seedling flower buds
Peach seedling flower buds
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Peach flower buds closer up
Peach flower buds closer up
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Vegetative buds with flower buds on each side
Vegetative buds with flower buds on each side
 
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Some peach flowers started opening last week!
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First peach flowers!
First peach flowers!
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Peach flower buds
Peach flower buds
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More peach flower buds
More peach flower buds
 
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Lots of peach blossoms today!
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My favorite of the peach flowers today
My favorite of the peach flowers today
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Lots of open flowers
Lots of open flowers
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More flowers
More flowers
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Petals starting to fall off some
Petals starting to fall off some
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Petals gone and peaches starting to form
Petals gone and peaches starting to form
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Petals gone
Petals gone
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Flowers in different stages
Flowers in different stages
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Triple flower buds
Triple flower buds
 
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I planted lots of pear seeds about two weeks ago.
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Pear seeds!
Pear seeds!
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Pear seed with root forming
Pear seed with root forming
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Pear seeds with roots
Pear seeds with roots
 
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And apple seeds too!
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Apple seeeds!
Apple seeeds!
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Apple seed with a root sprouting
Apple seed with a root sprouting
 
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I love this late winter/early spring wild and beautiful ground cover.
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Beautiful and wild groundcover
Beautiful and wild groundcover
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