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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Spring Woods and Garden

Today,
I have some photos of a trip in the woods in early June
along with some of my spring garden shots.



A beaver house in a pond:






Trilliums and forget-me-nots:





Purple violets:






Primrose beside my old watering can.
(I pick the old cans at rummage sales, I have five or six. It's an addiction, I tell ya'!:






More trilliums and forget-me-nots:






A turtle sunning himself in the spring sun.
Do you see him?:






Wild violets:






Primrose and a dandelion:






Marsh Marigolds (cowslips):






A hairy fiddlehead!:

I know it is sweltering summer where most of you live...
so it is refreshing for us to review the spring that was.

Have a great day!!

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15 comments:

Alan Burnett said...

I love the first shot - it has an almost oriental balance to it.

Country Gal said...

Fantastic photos !

Jeanette said...

I also love that first shot...something about that water!

Sandra said...

these are all beautiful, my favorite is the yellow dandelion because i love them. great shot with the watering can, really good and your addiction shows well

TexWisGirl said...

oh i miss the trilliums and violets from my wisconsin youth. they always make me homesick...

Κωστής Τζαγκαράκης said...

A beautiful walk through nature.
Great beautiful photographs.
Costas

missing moments said...

It is nice to remember that cool spring we had and all the blooms!

Vicki Holdwick said...

Hello,

May I use the photo with the watering can as a reference for a sketch and perhaps later a watercolor?

I haven't left a comment in a while, but I read every post and love your pix,

xoxo

Bossy Betty said...

Beautiful pictures! Hope it cools down there for you!

Tammy@Simple Southern Happiness said...

I tell you, you have some awesome places to visit to take photos. Awesome photography.

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

I love those purple violets.Oh,never mind,I love all the pictures and,yes,they do map e me feel like it is spring.

Debbie said...

um, yes i see the turtle and um, yes i feel an addiction coming on.

i have been thinking about snow!! and that maybe it's not so bad, deliruim has set in!! xo

Andrea said...

wow those are awesome photos of your wild environment as well as your domestic plants!

T.O. Geezer said...

Great photos! I especially like the beaver pond and the turtle :-)

God bless and have a great weekend :-)

~Ron

Rita said...

It's hard to ever pick a favorite shot from your photos, but I love the beaver pond, the second shot, and the watering can ones the best. You have such a great eye. I especially love the wildflowers you capture. :)

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