It's said that persistent weather patterns have become more common, and indeed, once more, cool and rainy weather has been stuck over us for weeks. Spring advances very slowly. These are my first tulip buds... they have looked like this for days and days:
Fortunately there are young leaves to admire.
According to Wikipedia, the young leaflets of a rowan smell like marzipan when brayed. Of course I needed to try... Well, I felt only a fresh, green smell.
The young leaves of Sorbaria look pretty:
A Spiraea is wearing her tiara...
Yes, perhaps the name of this blog should be "My Arctic Woodland Garden" or something. :)
May should mean spring, but can you really speak of spring, if there aren't any flowers yet?
For the mosaics of this week, I have chosen flower photos taken last year. Wild flowers blooming in early June...
... and some shopping done in a nursery.
Happy Mosaic Monday!
Thank you, Judith, for hosting!