“Sniff…Sniff…Is That Spring?”

Ah…Spring

And the smells that remind you that it is indeed spring.

First, as I’ve already mentioned, there’s garlic.

DSCF7915
This bunch had to be rescued from the vine that wanted to murder them all.

That smell announces that all of the other spring smells are on their way.

Then comes the smell of horses.

They smell different during the winter, maybe it’s because they’re not all muddy.

20170425_130236

The smell of a warm horse is good any time of the year, but when they’re warm and dusty in the spring, there’s just something about that smell. Maybe because you know the weather will be good for lots of riding soon.

And maybe it’s better this year because I finally have my own horses to hug.

But one of the sweetest perfumes of spring is the lilac bush.

DSCF7725

This year, the first time I noticed the scent, it was late at night.

I’d seen that the lilacs were close to blooming, but I smelled that they had bloomed before I actually saw it.

DSCF7968

Lilacs have such a delicate smell, but it is impossible to mistake for anything else.

I actually tried once to make lilac perfume, but it didn’t work. It sort of rotted…I should try again, but I like just having them on the trees.

How about you? What is your favourite perfume of spring, or the scent that tells you it is definitely spring?

 

To see more of my photography, check out my instagram page.
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s