January 21, 2010

unexpected flowers in my garden

the spring is still far away from here and the we are freezing in these days in milan (the temperatures this morning were below zero again!). anyways for some strange reason my city garden is blossoming... can you believe that? i don't even know the name of this beautiful plant (and to be honest i din't even know that it can blossom in such a beautiful way...). the most neglected and probably the oldest plant in my tiny city garden (it was already here when i moved to this appartement). this is a sign that this freezy winter will not last forever :)


la primavera è ancora molto lontana e ci stiamo congelando in questi gorni a milano (le temperature questa mattina di nuovo sono scese sotto lo zero!). però, per qualche strano motivo il mio giardino urbano sta fiorendo... potete crederci? non so neanche il nome di questa bellissima pianta (e per essere sincera non sapevo che potesse fiorire in una maniera così bella...). la più trascurata e probabilmente la più vecchia pianta nel mio piccolo giardino urbano (è stata qui già quando mi sono trasferita in questo appartamento). è il segnale che questo gelido inverno non può durare sempre :)


wiosna jest jeszcze bardzo daleko i marzniemy okropnie w tych dniach w mediolanie (temperatury dzis rano ponownie zeszly ponizej zera!). a jednak, w jakis zagadkowy sposob, moj miejski ogrod kwitnie... mozecie w to uwiezyc? nie wiem nawet jak nazywa sie ta piekna roslina (i szczerze mowiac nie mialam pojecia, ze moze tak pieknie kwitnac...). to najbardziej zaniedbana i prawdopodobnie najstarsza roslina w moim malym miejskim ogrodzie (byla juz tutaj kiedy sie przeprowadzilam do mojego obecnego mieszkania). to znak, ze ta mrozna zima nie bedzie trwac wiecznie :)


Jacque said...

Good morning Justyna,

What a lovely surprise to see flowers blooming in such cold weather! Looks like Spring isn't far away. It is still cold and rainy in East TN, USA. We still have more freezing and snow ahead of us here. Our weather usually begins to get warm in April.

Thank you for sharing your part of the world with us!

Claudia Medeiros said...

What a lovely gift from nature, dear friend !
A touch of life during your so cold winter :)
You're blessed !

kisses in your heart :)

Home and Lifestyle said...

How special...your plant gives you still spring feelings!! Enjoy it!! Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog!

Wish you a nice day!! Warm regards, Ingrid

Naqvee said...

hi there, how nice and b'ful. i like their leaves.. spring is near!

Katy said...

Beautiful blooms! Can't believe they are here this early too, and in such harsh temps! Love the pics of the cat and kittens. I miss having a kitty. They hubby and I both are ready for a kitty, but we need a bigger house first. The whole litter box deal is a mess! Good to hear from you again. I love visiting your blog.

Auntie Cake said...

So glad you have a hint of what beauty spring has to bring us! My poor flowers are all hidden under three feet of snow, so I am glad you shared yours with us. Amazing how plants can survive in such cold weather. Stay warm, my sweet friend!!!

Annalisa said...

Ciao Justyna,è bellissimo ammirare questo assaggio di primavera!
Anche qui in Sardegna le giornate si alternano e al posto dello splendido sole di ieri oggi abbiamo una giornata fredda e grigia,però la mia mimosa è tutta fiorita e ieri c'erano pure le api...appena posso vi mostro le foto.
Ci sentiamo presto,un bacione

abigail said...

wow! what a lovely surprise. We have plants in our garden that bloom super early, but here that means the begining of April.

Catherine said...

hi Justyna! nice flowers, nice surprise

theUngourmet said...

How funny that these are blooming so early! They're really pretty! :) Keep warm!

All Things Yummy said...

It's always nice to see some beautiful flowers that give you some cheer.

My Farmhouse Kitchen said...

Hello my friend in Italy..

these are just what we need.....HAPPY FLOWERS !

So beautiful....and love your new background... with hopes of springtime....

thanks for taking the time to stop by Farmhouse..always so good to see you.


The romantic query letter and the happy-ever-after said...

I'm truly the world most sentimental creature for it made me so very happy to see the flowers in your garden. I smile even now as I write to thank you for sharing your hope for spring with me.
Warm regards,

Devon said...

This is a tough plant and those are the best to have. When I buy plants, I want a soldier like this one.

Federica said...

I miei fiori sono tutti morti...pollice verde uguale a zero :-(

In bocca al lupo per il giveaway e buon fine settimana!

Claudia Medeiros said...

Hi, dear friend !!!

How is your day ? I have an AWARD for you !!!!
Stop by my blog and grab it ;)


Raymonde said...

What beautiful photos! Happy blogging. Regards.

Chow and Chatter said...

beautiful flowers I will post the guest post on monday night before flying to Saint Maartin lol Rebecca

BonjourRomance said...

Bonjour Justyna,
What a wonderful gift to find this pretty flower. It has been cold here in Paris too, but Spring will arrive eventually!
Have a fabulous weekend!

Beach Vintage said...

It is very pretty. I wish it would cool down here....so darn hot! Have a great week.

Kristin said...

How lucky are you? I live in Florida and all our landscaping bit the dust when it froze!

Federica said...

Just a quick note to wish you a wonderful day!

rado said...

i am impressed. the recipes, the blog, ans three languages? waouu
i tried to blog in 2 languages but couldnt, it was too much for me!

your flowers are beautiful...enjoy them

Anonymous said...

Ciao, i tuoi fiori fioriti sono le bergenie. Le mie nel mio giardino sono ancora congelate dal freddo.


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