This first photo is actually not in our yard, but our neighbors'. So, I get the enjoyment of its beauty, without the work! They have a gorgeous yard. I love the phlox when it's in bloom.
Forsythia and daffodils are hanging in there. This forsythia bush was transplanted last year, just before drought, and has had a hard recovery.
Our Canadian Plum tree in the front yard is beginning its annual display -- a powder puff of white!
Here's the crown of the tree.
In spite of its terrible location and shape, this camellia blooms like crazy each year.