Wednesday, May 20, 2009

The Smell of Lilacs

They're blooming finally, and I'm soaking up the smell, for one more summer.

They don't sell a bouquet of flowers that I enjoy as much as something cut from the yard and brought indoors to enjoy.

6 comments:

Becky said...

Lilacs are among my very favorite flowers. We used to have two humongo bushes in our backyard when we lived in Illinois and every spring I'd send a new bouquet to the kids' teachers every few days.

They just intoxicate me to no end. Lovely!!

Barb said...

Nothing smells better. Lilacs smell better than any flower I can think of including roses. If you don't have lilacs in Texas, you should plant some. :-)

Kelly said...

Yum! I think I need a lilac
bush:-)

Gretchen said...

delicious. I wish they'd last just a trifle longer, though.

Linda said...

I love Texas, absolutely love it, but I do miss lilacs. I can almost smell them from here. thanks for sharing your lovely bouquet.

Renna said...

You should hurry and plant a lilac bush at your first opportunity at the new place.

My mom's family moved around a lot when she was growing up in Oklahoma in the 30's and 40's. She said each time they moved, if the new place didn't have one, my Nanny would plant a lilac bush by the back door. Many places did already have one in place.