Monday, 18 August 2008

Cheerful pink amidst the winter gloom

Back to the farm for the weekend for the baptism of a nephew, so an opportunity to check on my garden. We managed to catch the Taiwan flowering cherry (Prunus campanulata) in full & glorious bloom. It only flowers for a week so we were fortunate to be there just at the right time.The remainder of the garden is still in it's dull winter dormancy, but will transform in just a few weeks as the warmer weather approaches. The wheat crop is looking alright considering we've had so little rain, but needs moisture soon. And of course, I couldn't miss the opportunity to bring a big bunch of cheerful daffodils back to town. Little progress to report on the bright idea from my last post. I have done a tiny bit of embroidery, but am hoping to get back to it tonight. Have a great week. Best wishes, Bloom.

5 comments:

  1. lovely photos of the farm I love the daffodills remind me of my grannies in Scotland I used to pick bunches of them for her when I was little.You gave me a happy memorys.I love the stitching you are doing its pretty.
    Hugs Mary.

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  2. What amazing photos!! Love what you are working on with that bit of stitchery tucked in...nice!!!!

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  3. LOVE love love the blossom pics. So lucky for you to catch it.

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  4. Are you not going to show us more of your project?

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  5. That is an amazing tree...you were very lucky to see that one in full bloom... :o) and daffodils ...that was a lovely sight...here in Sweden everything seem to have bloomed it´s best...and todays rain feels very autumnlike...

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