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27/03/2016

Signs of spring


We still have lots of snow and the signs of spring are few. I participate in this week's photo challenges with these indoor photos:






















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A month in photos: March

Thank you to all the hosts!







I leave you with a little treat. From Milan with love.
Just look at the lovely gorgeous magnolia! Thank you so much, D.!







50 comments:

  1. Vihreä on kaunis ja kaivattu väri! Maaliskuun kollaasisi on sympaattinen ja tuo magnolia ei voi olla todellinen - niin upea se on! Mukavaa toista pääsiäispäivää ja maaliskuun loppua. Lumi hupenee silmissä, jo on aikakin :)

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  2. Lovely light + green foliage! Hope you had a lovely Easter Weekend! Wishing you a beautiful week! (With hopefully some signs of spring...)

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  3. That verdant green of Springs first leaves is magical!
    I love the light in these photos too Sara and who would have thought a Magnolia could steal the show from the Milan Cathedral!
    There is such beauty everywhere, we need to know where to look!
    Shane

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  4. Siellähän on jo komeita taimia.

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  5. You bring so much beauty to the humble indoor plant. Thanks for sharing 'Hello from Milan'. It is a stunning shot.

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  6. Beautiful! I hope your snow disappears soon.

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  7. Light green, pale green, bright green - yes, bring it on ! It's time :)

    Ma guarda un po' che si vede ! Milano e il Duomo. Bei ricordi
    dai tempi quando avevo 18 anni e facevo la baby-sitter :)

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  8. Many thanks for being a part of SEASONS with your beautiful images! And the magnolia in Milan is just gorgeous! (I take it you were there? Italy has so many beautiful cities!) Have a wonderful week, Sarah!

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    1. Thank you, Jeannette!
      The Milan photo is not, unfortunately, mine. Had I been there now, I would share looads of photos of all kinds of blossoms! :)

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  9. Don't worry spring is on its way north and should arrive soon!

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  10. Sara, is your third photo of your seedlings? All photos are nice, spring is over the corner. Happy Easter!

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    1. Thank you, Nadezda! :)
      Yes, there are basil seedlings in the third photo. They germinated well and also look nice and strong.
      Happy Spring!

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  11. Hello Sara, lovely signs of spring. Beautiful flowers and blooms. The last shot is gorgeous. Happy Monday, enjoy your new week!

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  12. Glad you have lovely greens inside, it takes so long before real spring starts high in the north. Your last picture is great, the Milan´ cathedral together with the abundance of Magnolia flowers, that is real spring!
    Have a nice new week Sara!

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  13. How very lovely!! Wishing you s wonderful day!

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  14. Hi,Sara,
    Your green leaves are beautifully soft and shinning. Your plants indoor are surly telling spring is knocking on the door!!!Have a good new week.

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  15. Your little seedlings look ready to go.....waiting for the weather to change. Oh to be in Milan in Spring! Enjoy your week Sara.

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  16. Pretty bad when we have to simulate spring indoors. :-) I should do the same because it's so dreary and raining today but at least I have some mums I bought for the Easter table. Purple and lavender ones to be exact - not surprising eh?
    The magnolia blossoms are a gift this week - to you and passed on to us. Thank you, I loved seeing them Sara.
    xx
    Judith

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  17. Oh that is too bad that the snow is lingering....we are definitely in spring although not too warm, but definitely early. Your beautiful greens certainly say spring even if it is just indoors now.

    Donna@GardensEyeView
    and LivingFromHappines

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  18. Hello, Sara. We also still have lots of snow--we had a blizzard last week--but I know spring will arrive soon.

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  19. Your indoor spring is looking lovely. The basil leaves will make strong plants and season your summer meals wonderfully. What a lovely sight the magnolia and cathedral make. Thank you for sharing!

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  20. Oi miten upeaa kevään vihreää. Muistin juuri että minulla oli niitä kruunuvuokkojen mukuloita täällä jossakin. Ihana muistutus! Aivan mahtava kuva Milanosta!

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  21. Ooh, tuota magnoliaa!

    Vaan sisäkuvissasikin näkyy upea kevään valo!

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  22. Kasvit ovat jo hyvässä alussa - vihreää, vihreää

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  23. Siellä on kevät jo pitkällä. Kaunista vihreää. Ihanasti kukkii magnolia

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  24. Tuoretta kasvun vihreää... ehdoton kevään merkki.

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  25. What absolutely stunning shots of spring! I just can't seems to get enough of it!

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  26. Upeaa vihreyttä ja aivan ihastuttava tuo magnolia. :)

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  27. Voi kunpa jo olisi lehtiä puissa!

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  28. These are lovely and extra special that they are growing inside! A beautiful mosaic and love the magnolia in Milan! I hope you had a lovely Easter and a happy week. xx Karen

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  29. Oi kuinka ihania taimikuvia! Pitäisi ja pitäisi laittaa jotain pientä kasvamaan....

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  30. Gradually is coming, Sara. You will see the new life brings;)
    Beautiful pictures.
    Good night ;)
    Besos.

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  31. Beautiful March collage Sarah and the green and the magnolia are magnificent.

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  32. Voi jospa meilläkin voisi kasvaa tuollainen magnolia!
    Mikä puu sulla on tuolla yläbannerissa, ihana liuskalehtinen?

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    1. Kiitos, Anu!
      Kuvassa pitäisi olla taalainkoivu. Tämä kasvaa Jyväskylän Harjulla. Omat ovat vielä pieniä. :)

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  33. Hello Sara.
    I've seen your name at many of the blogs I visit - so thought I must come over to your blog!
    What lovely photo's I've just seen and enjoyed. Thank you.

    All the best Jan

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  34. Oi Sara lindas as imagens;
    Prazer conhecer o blog;
    Janicce.

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  35. Such lovely green you captured in your indoor shots. Also the magnolia and cathedral shot was gorgeous.

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  36. Oih, miten ihanan kuvia. Niin raikkaan vihreitä värejä.

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  37. Ihanan vihreä ja vehreä on ollut maaliskuusi! Kivaa huhtikuuta!

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  38. Kaunis maaliskuu sinulla takanapäin.

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  39. Oi, vielä kun tännekin saadaa puut ja kasvit kukkimaan <3
    Onpa kauniita kuvia!

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  40. Täältä löytyi retrofanille ja esteetikolle unelmapostauksia, kiitos kiitos kiitos! Kun en ehdi töissä viikolla kauheasti seuraamaan niin saan sitten ihanasti makeaa mahan täydeltä kun tulen tänne. Iloista viikonloppua Sara!

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  41. Kevät on täynnä vihreää tai ainakin toivoa siitä. Kaunis kollaasi ja aivan huikea kuva Duomo di Milanon katedraalin ruusuikkunasta ♥

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