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The Forsythia is Ready, Too

photo of forsythia buds in early spring

Forsythia buds are ready to greet the new year.

Forsythia is the first thing to bloom in my yard, before even the crocuses some years. Those buds are ready to burst open, and a few tender green leaves are already unfurling.

I apologize for the blurry end of the branch—the slight breezes as the new snowfall was on its way made everything quiver slightly, but I didn’t want to hold it still