The sun is brighter, the grass is turning green, and you can see little flower shoots breaking through the ground…

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Hello happy little flowers.

My lilac tree has started to bud and I can’t wait for the familiar aroma to surround the front of the house.  It brings back memories of opening the back door at my parent’s house and being hit in the face with the scent of lilac.

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Soon the forsythia next to the lilac will be ablaze with yellow…just another reminder that summer gets here eventually in Maine, whether we think it will or not.

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