Saturday, April 30, 2011

A Flower Expected Everywhere

We have had lots of rain the past two weeks, the newly budding flowers have shown their gratitude and color is in abundance throughout the garden.
Oh, how I love this time of the year.

I sing of brooks, of blossoms, birds, and bowers:
Of April, May, of June, and July flowers.
I sing of Maypoles, Hock-carts, wassails, wakes,
Of bridegrooms, brides, and of their bridal cakes.

Robert Herrick 1591-1674


The Redneck Rosarian said...

Your iris and clematis are lovely. Things just seem to pop after a rain. You take such beautiful pictures. Hope you will consider participating in my "Roses & People Photo Project". Blessings to you!

Babs said...

Love your mosaic. Your iris and clematis are a gorgeous color. What are the yellow ones? They look sort of like coreopsis in the photos.
Have a great weekend,

MadSnapper said...

spectacular unfolding of the petals and brilliant colors. wow

Country Gal said...

Lovely poem and photo collage! Have a wonderful weekend.

Barbara Anne said...

Hope perfect are the photos and the poems for today? As always, your flowers are glorious!


Patsy said...

The Iris are just giving and giving there beautiful blooms now.
You know they are the Tennessee state flower.

Stella Jones said...

I just love the flag iris. I used to have some in my garden, but they have disappeared! I wonder where they have gone. Now I've seen yours, I must get more for myself.

Lovely mosaic.

DeanO said...

Such amazing beauty!

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

Beautiful Jo!! I hope you're having a great weekend!!