It snowed, again, last night. It was our second spring snowfall — it also snowed eight days ago. When I took my morning walk through south Oak Park, the sidewalks were still crunchy, and globs of snow rained from the trees, even as the the skies began to clear.
The flowers, though, bloomed on, as if they barely noticed. These Periwinkles were on the south side of a home:
Our Periwinkles are on the east side of our home, so they won’t bloom for awhile.
I think of Magnolias as southern trees, but Star Magnolia bushes are planted in our area. This bloom was photographed this morning, with the temperatures in the mid thirties:
And Tulip buds promise that more spring flowers are on the way:
Temperatures will rise through the rest of the week, so maybe we’ll see Tulip flowers by the weekend.
Nancy, who also lives in south Oak Park, took photos of her Magnolia tree after the previous snowstorm, on March 29th:
I wonder how they survived their second snowstorm of the spring?