Yard Pictures
April 10

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The flowering cherry in the front yard is in full bloom.

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We are crossing our fingers that rain in the forecast doesn't knock off the blossoms because this tree is usually one of the last of the flowering trees in our neighbourhood to bloom.

Does this mean that summer is just around the corner? It's only the 10th of April!

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We found a spray that discourages the deer from eating the tulips and some of them have been blooming. They show up in odd spots all over the yard!

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The bronze maple in the back yard is starting to leaf out.

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And the big leaf maples are in bloom!

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A close look at the blossoms on the sour cherry tree.

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The Canadian Snowbirds entertain us daily for a couple of weeks each April. We have our own private air show while they practice.

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Sheila making like a bee, because everything has bloomed so early that there are no bees out.

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A tulip that has come up below the new strawberry bed.

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Allan installing wires to encourage the clematis to climb up beside the back deck and the hummers from flying into the glass.

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Blossoms on the pieris that grows at the corner of the deck.

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