Around town, the daffodils are starting to come out and the tulips are pushing through (though not yet flowering). The green buds on the cherry blossoms are now starting to come through. And the paddle boats on the Tidal Basin are now back from their winter hiatus.
At this time of year, there are beautiful flowers to be had all over the place. Maybe in your backyard. Maybe in the local park.
These are ere are some of my favorite books that I've reviewed on taking photos of flowers: