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Spring Forsythia

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Don't you love Forsythia? That neon yellow flowering shrub is everywhere right now.  Since we're not lucky enough to have in our yard, the above bunch was $20 at San Francisco's Flower Market.  It's a good value if you buy when the buds are tight - it should last a good month.
Forsythia has been everywhere in our house including the sun room.
Another year, this bouquet was in our entry way.  When it's gray outside, it's almost like a blast  of sunshine welcoming you inside.
That is, until this year.  All of a sudden, I'm allergic.  Plan B - artificial stocks of Forsythia from Michael's, that's $20 worth you're looking at.  Not exactly the impact of a huge bouquet; but on the bright side, clean up is much easier.  Enjoy the first days of March.

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  • I love the look of bright yellow against a light colored background and forsythia makes a beautiful and inexpensive splash during spring. Have you ever tried dogwood as an alternative? I can remember clipping the beautiful red, pink and white flowers on their long branches and using them all over the house – cheery blossoms may work too!

    R. Rebecca on
  • Heading to the store this weekend to buy a pop of color Thanks for the inspiration!!!

    Suzanne on

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