The frothy white blossoms of a Utah Saskatoon (serviceberry).
A floral carpet of blue-blossomed catmint and just-past-their-prime tulips.
In a corner of the east front porch, tulips add a splash of color. The catmint in this spot hasn't bloomed just yet.
The lilacs are lovely this year!
The blossoms of the golden current have a spicy, clove-like scent. Their black berries make wonderful jellies and sauces. These currants substitute nicely for blueberries which won't grow here in our alkaline soil.
The first to unfold! Orris iris blossom a couple weeks before the old-fashioned garden iris
Grape hyacinths (muscari) have naturalized throughout the front gardens.
The pert and perky blossoms of dandelions guide me to a harvest of their tasty and nutritional leaves. I'm thinking salads, tea, and dandelion colcannan - a tasty, cheesy-buttery, mashed potato dish enfolding sauteed dandelion leaves with a few garbanzo beans to roll about upon the tongue!