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Spring has sprung

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FootieAngel Report 3 Mar 2013 10:56

Its beautiful here. No flowers in this garden yet as previous tennants let the garden grow wild, but plenty of birds around. Its the kind of day to be out of doors at one with nature. bit too cold to sit out long, but encouraging to know we can start pottering around. Theres lots to do here but its worth it even for a short time. Just hope the next garden i get is loved more.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 3 Mar 2013 11:20

Enjoy your weather - At least you can wrap up and start to tidy the garden if it's really over grown. Once it warms up a bit more, you could consider planting things in pots, then you can take them with you the next time you move ;-)


FootieAngel Report 3 Mar 2013 12:39

Thnx Det It is a lovely blank canvas been here since Nov so did some bits but pots ar defo the way to go. I like seeing colour and smells in the garden. My husband has our old house and garden and I do.miss what we turned it into. Hopefully my next move will be my last for a while and I can concentrate on bringing my personality out in the garden x


DazedConfused Report 3 Mar 2013 12:53

Spring has sprung
The grass has riz
I wonder where the birdie is?
The birdie is on the wing
Don't be absurd the wing in on the bird

Spike Miligan :-)


Nyx Report 3 Mar 2013 13:05

That pre dates Spike, PigletsPal, there is no certainty who the author is, but comes from the US ( Brooklyn, Bronx, New Jersey) my mum used to say it thus;

"Der spring is sprung
Der grass is riz
I wonder where dem boidies is?

Der little boids is on der wing,
Ain't dat absoid?
Der little wings is on de boid!"

"While frequently attributed to Ogden Nash or ee Cummings the author of this amusing nonsense - known as "Spring In The Bronx" - is Anonymous.
Spring is sprung, the grass is ris.
I wonders where the birdies is.
They say the birds is on the wing.
Ain't that absurd?
I always thought the wing was on the bird. "



AnnCardiff Report 3 Mar 2013 13:15

I have pansies in full bloom and my wonderful Daphne Odora bush is covered in sweet smelling dainty blooms - one small bunch can fill the house with perfume


Eeyore13 Report 3 Mar 2013 13:32

Tis dogs delight
To bark & bite
& little birds to sing

But if you sit
On a red hot brick...

It's an early sign of spring!



FootieAngel Report 3 Mar 2013 14:03

I seem to remember a rhyme similar too. grass to wet to cut but clearing done must visit garden centres soon x


DazedConfused Report 3 Mar 2013 14:06

RR thanks for that - I had only ever heard of Spike saying. I do love a bit of social history.

You learn something new everyday on here.



Merlin Report 3 Mar 2013 14:09

Don,t go too mad on clearing yet, you never know whats underneath all the rubbish,could be something nice awaiting to sping up and flower.Suprising you suddenly.**M** :-D


FootieAngel Report 3 Mar 2013 14:20

Thats v true Merlin gentle clearing it is x