Wednesday, 22 October 2008

Spring beauties

My wander in the Botanic Gardens yielded many spring treasures. 
The simple beauty of magnolias ...
... led to some stunning dogwoods in flower - pink ones ...
... and pure white ones.
And then came 
the showy, voluptuous rhododendrons ...
... such show-offs!
In contrast, the simplicity of tiny geraniums ...
 ... and the cheerfulness of common daisies ...
A stunning clematis rambled casually along a fence top ...
... and tall, graceful columbines nodded in the breeze ...
And here come the roses ...
... the first of many for the season.
A lovely, lovely walk in the warm Spring sunshine.


  1. These flowers make me feel so happy to look at. I have missed your bloom posts.

  2. Just Gorgeous I love flowers.
    Hugs Mary.

  3. Wowsers I love the pics. I have some shots of our blooms on my blog but hey yours blows mine out of the water.... Nice blog my dear

  4. Beautiful photos.
    I used to have a pink Dogwood but my husband decided to move it, against my wishes and it didn't survive. They are not that common over here and I still haven't found a replacement.

    Love and hugs Gina xxx

  5. I love it so much reading in your blog, bloom. And this morning I enjoy watching your wonderful spring photos. I just imagine you walking in the warm sunshine while here in Germany the weather is windy and rainy. Typical for autumn!
    Thank you for your wonderful blog and your photos.
    Best wishes
    Ingrid from Germany

  6. Beautiful garden pictures. I'm looking forward to all the roses to come.

  7. Lovely lovely dogwood.
    I tried once and lost it.....if this drought ever ends I must try it again.
    For now I will drool over the photos

  8. Wow, it's beautiful!

  9. I love the color of the roses in the last picture.

  10. Absolutely gorgeous flowers. It's obvious you love taking pics of them!

  11. So beautiful. Now if only there was a way to be able to post their scent for us to enjoy as well. ;o)


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