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Spring flowers in my garden

Updated on April 11, 2013

Spring flowers in my garden

Spring flowers never cease to delight and bring cheer to everyone after the cold and dark days of winter. New seeds are planted, dormant plants come back to life and my garden is abloom with splashes of colors.

The garden never looks exactly the same as the year before. Some of the flowers flourished, others did not. New plants cropped up with the help of birds, bees, and wind pollination - little gifts from Mother Nature.

Take a virtual tour of the flowers growing in my garden. Welcome everyone.

All photos were taken by yours truly and the ones in Flickr are under my pseudonym jennysh_who

Welcome to my garden - Country life in the city

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This is the pastoral scene I see from the window of my house. The rolling hills of Mission Peak Regional Preserve in Northern California can be seen in the background. I love seeing the black angus cattle dotting the hills, hawks, eagles and hang gliders soaring in the air, and the countryside feeling in a big city.

The first sign of Spring - Yellow daffodils

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These yellow daffodils are the trumpeters of Spring. After a brief morning drizzle, these yellow gems shimmer with water droplets.

Narcissus flowers symbolize birth and new beginnings

Narcissus flowers symbolize birth and new beginnings
Narcissus flowers symbolize birth and new beginnings

Geraniums and pelargoniums

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The name geranium and pelargonium are often interchanged. The leaves of a pelargonium has dark distinct bands or zones, hence these are referred to as zonal geraniums.This trailing geranium was the hummingbird's choice for building its nest. The geranium hangs next to the hummingbird feeder and is sheltered by a trellis above and a large magnolia tree from behind. Check out my other lens on the heartwarming story
The name geranium and pelargonium are often interchanged. The leaves of a pelargonium has dark distinct bands or zones, hence these are referred to as zonal geraniums.
The name geranium and pelargonium are often interchanged. The leaves of a pelargonium has dark distinct bands or zones, hence these are referred to as zonal geraniums.
This trailing geranium was the hummingbird's choice for building its nest. The geranium hangs next to the hummingbird feeder and is sheltered by a trellis above and a large magnolia tree from behind. Check out my other lens on the heartwarming story
This trailing geranium was the hummingbird's choice for building its nest. The geranium hangs next to the hummingbird feeder and is sheltered by a trellis above and a large magnolia tree from behind. Check out my other lens on the heartwarming story

Martha Washington Pelargonium - Thrives on coffee

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I love this Martha Washington geranium (perlargonium x domesticum) which is thriving beautifully in a hanging basket under a trellis. This came from cuttings given to me by the owner of a Victorian Tea House who has a gargantuan bush growing merrily outside the tea house. She claims the secret for its size and the profusion of flowers is leftover coffee, which she pours over the plant.

Snowy white magnolia tree - Hummingbirds' favorite hangout

Still showing the snowy-white colors of winter, this magnolia tree towering over the redwood trellis burst into blooms early Spring.

Droplet of rain bejewel these magnolia flowers - Nature's tears of joy

No sooner than the fuzzy buds of the magnolia tree blossomed into white beauties, the rain came and tossed some of the white petals onto the deck.

Marguerite diaisies - Pretty in pink

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One can never have too many of these hardy and showy perennials. These grow like mounds of colorful flowers in reds, pinks, whites, yellows and blues and are the color palettes of my garden. I specially like the variety with several shades of reds an
One can never have too many of these hardy and showy perennials. These grow like mounds of colorful flowers in reds, pinks, whites, yellows and blues and are the color palettes of my garden. I specially like the variety with several shades of reds an
One can never have too many of these hardy and showy perennials. These grow like mounds of colorful flowers in reds, pinks, whites, yellows and blues and are the color palettes of my garden. I specially like the variety with several shades of reds an

Euryops make an interesting garden subject

Euryops make an interesting garden subject
Euryops make an interesting garden subject

Australian tea tree - Therapeutic properties of the tea tree oil

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This Australian tea tree (Leptospermum laevigatum) started off as a 5-gallon plant and has grown to be a rotund tree over 5 feet wide and 6 feet tall.

The tree is covered with small soft pink flowers, likes a sunny spot and is very low maintenance. It is fast-growing and attracts birds.

Closeup of Australian tea tree flowers

Closeup of Australian tea tree flowers
Closeup of Australian tea tree flowers

New Zealand tea tree - Known as Snow Flurry Tea tree

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This is the New Zealand tea tree (Lepospermum scoparium "Snow White") and serves as a hedge and windbreaker. It has a refined appearance due to its small white flowers and leaves. It is also referred to as the Snow Flurry Tea Tree because the petals fly around like a flurry of snow when the wind blows. These shrubs are planted along the length of the deck. You can see a hint of it at the right side of the larger tea tree photo.

Read about the very interesting therapeutic properties of The Australian Tea Tree Oil.

Tulips - The divas of my Spring garden

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These colorful melange of tulips which I planted last January are showing their true colors. Vibrant, beautiful, and one of the most popular spring flowers, these tulips are my pride and joy this year. This is because this was the first time I was able to make these bulbs, sprout, perform and make a splash in my garden. I just love the striped tulips. These look like lollipops or sugar flowers for a cake.

Pretty maids all in a row...

Pretty maids all in a row...
Pretty maids all in a row...

Transform your garden in spring with tulips

TotalGreen 72405700 Tulip Bulbs
TotalGreen 72405700 Tulip Bulbs

These colorful tulip bulbs will burst into stunning spring flowers. Aptly named Rembrandt's mixed colors of tulips, these spring gems will not fail to dazzle. Each bag comes with 13 bulbs each measuring approximately 11-12 cm.

 

Blue Irises - One of my favorite spring visitors

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The iris takes its name from the Greek word for rainbow referring to the multitude of colors that are found among the many species. These bluish-purple flowers with striking yellow throats make wonderful cuttings for the home. A true blue Iris is hard to find, but having these return every year in the garden makes me feel blessed.

Vinca Minor Groundcover - Carpet of bluish flowers

Vinca minor, with its bluish-lavender flowers, covers much of the backyard. It has a creeping habit and is invasive and could take over other planted areas.This groundcover is no match to the ivy (Hedera) which invaded my garden and took over the vinca minor's turf. After painstaking removal of the ivy, the vinca minor, once again, dominates the grounds.

Closeup of vinca minor flowers

Closeup of vinca minor flowers
Closeup of vinca minor flowers

Strawberry groundcover

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The strawbery groundcover has small white flowers with yellow centers and are growing under the black pine trees in the front yard. This variety bear small fruits that grew in the backyard ( thanks to the birds and the bees) were more invasive and at one time crowded out the vinca minor.

Krauter Vesuvius flowering plum tree

Krauter Vesuvius flowering plum tree
Krauter Vesuvius flowering plum tree

Spring is Cherry blossom time - A hint of Japan in the garden

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This flowering cherry tree (prunus serrulata "Akebono") kicks off spring with its clouds of delicate cluster of pink flowers. Its name comes from its serrulated leaves. The "Akebono" cherry tree grows againt the fence of the sideyard and can be seen from the street.

Closeup of "Akebono" cherry blossoms

Closeup of "Akebono" cherry blossoms
Closeup of "Akebono" cherry blossoms

Pink cherry blossoms - Prunus Mt. Fuji - Provides privacy to the bedroom area

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This flowering cherry tree (Prunus Mt. Fuji) lives up to its name and towers over the roofline. It has horizontal spreading branches and a canopy of about 40 feet. It puts on a spectacular spring show in my backyard with its cascading clusters of pink cherry blossoms and keeps the deck area cool and shaded.

Cascading fronds of Prunus Mt. Fuji cherry blossoms

Cascading fronds of Prunus Mt. Fuji cherry blossoms
Cascading fronds of Prunus Mt. Fuji cherry blossoms

Inviting garden path - Let's take a walk here and see what we find

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This meandering garden path with Arizona flagstones leads to the flowerbed below. April showers help sprinkle the cherry blossom petals along the way, just like what flowergirls do in a wedding.

Holly with berries - Beautiful but deadly

Two holly ( Ilex) bushes grow along the sides of the garden path. These were mere 5-gallon plants when I first planted them years ago. Now they stand at 10-feet tall with thick, spiny glossy green leaves with vibrant red berries. The berries are known to be toxic and poisonous if eaten by humans.

During the Christmas season, I put a few cuttings as part of a table decoration.

Red alert! Important facts about hollies you should know.

Medically speaking, hollies are potentially dangerous if eaten. Twenty berries may constitute a lethal dose.

Fragrant freesias - Low-profile but unforgettable

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Freesias are one of my favorite spring flowers. Not only are they lovely to behold, but these have a citrus-like scent which is unforgettable.

I like adding a few cuttings as accents to my flower arrangements.

Yellow freesia

Yellow freesia
Yellow freesia

Blue irises, red and yellow freesias make beautiful music together

Blue irises, red and yellow freesias make beautiful music together
Blue irises, red and yellow freesias make beautiful music together

Azalea photo gallery - Every gardener's favorite

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These azaleas are planted in a shaded area under a trellis by the pool. It likes acidic soil and the moist, damp environment, away from direct sunlight. These colorful blooms will only last for a few weeks, but their showy presence shouts "Spring is The white azalea looks so pristine and pure in its simplicity.Rain-drenched pink and white azaleas look like ruffly parasols.Red azaleas have always been scene stealers.Candy-striped azaleas look good enough to eat.
These azaleas are planted in a shaded area under a trellis by the pool. It likes acidic soil and the moist, damp environment, away from direct sunlight. These colorful blooms will only last for a few weeks, but their showy presence shouts "Spring is
These azaleas are planted in a shaded area under a trellis by the pool. It likes acidic soil and the moist, damp environment, away from direct sunlight. These colorful blooms will only last for a few weeks, but their showy presence shouts "Spring is
The white azalea looks so pristine and pure in its simplicity.
The white azalea looks so pristine and pure in its simplicity.
Rain-drenched pink and white azaleas look like ruffly parasols.
Rain-drenched pink and white azaleas look like ruffly parasols.
Red azaleas have always been scene stealers.
Red azaleas have always been scene stealers.
Candy-striped azaleas look good enough to eat.
Candy-striped azaleas look good enough to eat.

African daisies never disappoint - "He love me, he loves me not"

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Legend has it that planting purple and yellow flowers in front of the house bring good luck and fortune to its owners.
Legend has it that planting purple and yellow flowers in front of the house bring good luck and fortune to its owners.
Legend has it that planting purple and yellow flowers in front of the house bring good luck and fortune to its owners.

Chinese Fringe Flowers

The Chinese fringe flower shrub (loropetalum chinensis) has a rounded canopy and strap-shaped white fragrant flowers. It is a low-profile plant in contrast to the flashy flowers around it.

Hebe shrub - Butterfly magnet

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This attractive shrub grows under the birch trees in the front yard. This flowering shrub attract butterflies and are tolerant of any soil types.

Whiff of nature's fragrance - Bees love the lavender plant

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Did you know that lavender scent helps you sleep better? The lavender bush matches its glorious purple blooms with its fragrance.

Cotoneaster shrub - Planted by the bees through pollination

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The Rockspray Cotoneaster (cotoneaster horizontalis) with stiff branches and red berries mysteriously popped up in several places in the garden. It is an excellent plant for rock gardens or to espalier. Thanks to the honey bees for doing an excellent job in pollinating. This is evident when bees are swarming around the bushes in Spring.

Pink hawthorne bush - Deer snack

A hedge of pink hawthorne along our driveway provide midnight snack for deer that come to visit every so often. Fortunately, this shrub can take abuse and continues to replace the chewed up branches and leaves.

Evergreen Pear Tree 'Pyrus Kawakamii' - Non-fruit bearing

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The evergreen pear tree or 'Pyrus Kawakamii' burst into a rounded crown of white fragrant Spring flowers with glossy foliage. The trunk is barely visible as the tree is all crown. It may be deciduous in coldest winter, but this evergreen pear tree has never dropped its leaves in our Northern California weather.

Up close and personal with 'Pyrus kawakamii' pear tree blossoms - Beauty frozen in time

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One can only admire the beauty of these white clusters of fragrant flowers of the 'Pyrus Kawakamii' evergreen pear tree as captured by a camera's zoom lens. From afar, these little white flowers look non-descript and ordinary. One should always stop to smell the flowers.

Garden gnomes bring good luck

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Gnomes in the garden are believed to bring the owners good luck. This guy looks contented resting next to the asparagus fern. I believe this happy gnome has cast a magic spell around my garden.

Lucky frog planter - Grumpy frog

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This large frog planter never served its purpose. No plant has ever been planted in it due to my procrastination. It stands as a sentry outside the house and I think I like it better this way. Could it be the reason why froggy looks a bit glum?

Every garden needs a toadhouse - no visitors so far

Every garden needs a toadhouse - no visitors so far
Every garden needs a toadhouse - no visitors so far

It's lunch time!! - Even gardeners need a break

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This charming sundial sits on our deck. It tells time pretty accurately when the sun is out in order to cast a shadow along the numbers. Time stood still at 12:30 p.m. when this picture was taken. One of my favorite motifs is the frog.

Meditating Frog - Cast Stone Garden Sculpture : large size, grey stone finish
Meditating Frog - Cast Stone Garden Sculpture : large size, grey stone finish

A frog in the garden not only is whimsical but brings good fortune to the owner.

 
Solid Brass Hummingbird in Flight Faucet
Solid Brass Hummingbird in Flight Faucet

This delightful hummmingbird faucet is a must-have. It turns the ordinary into extraordinary.

 

Let Amazon help your garden get ready for spring and summer! - Make your garden inviting and cozy.

gardens statue - kid pals with dog on a bench eating ice cream
gardens statue - kid pals with dog on a bench eating ice cream

What else could bring a smile than to see these children enjoying themselves with their pet in the garden.

 
Woodstock Alto Silver Gregorian Chimes- Inspirational Collection
Woodstock Alto Silver Gregorian Chimes- Inspirational Collection

Enhance the chi in your garden with this 5-tube wind chime representing the 5 elements -

water, fire, wood, earth, metal.

 
Texsport Daydreamer Chair Hammock
Texsport Daydreamer Chair Hammock

Sit and relax, read a book, chat with friends, or just listen to the birds chirping.

 

Did you enjoy the tour of my spring garden? - Leave me some love, please.

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      Joanie Ruppel 3 years ago from Keller, Texas

      Loved all your photos - perfect lens for today as I look out my window to sleet, a dusting of snow and winds blowing with sub-freezing temperatures!

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      kce5590 4 years ago

      I absolutely love this lens!! Its gorgeous!!

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      Laura Hofman 4 years ago from Naperville, IL

      Gorgeous photos! I'm ready to get back in the garden after winter. Lovely lens!

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      Stuwaha 4 years ago

      Loving that Magnolia tree :)

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      Takkhis 4 years ago

      Beautiful pictures! I am pleased to see your spring garden :)

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      GardenIdeasHub LM 4 years ago

      I really enjoyed your lens. Beautiful spring flowers.

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      karen-stephens 4 years ago

      A beautiful lens. It is winter here and I am dreaming of spring.. Angel Blessings! xxo

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      maria 5 years ago

      your garden is beautiful

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      A most beautiful spring flower lens! Featuring this lens in the Flower Quest. Angel blessed!!!

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      WhiteOak50 5 years ago

      This lens is so beautiful and so springtime. Leaving you with a "Springtime Blessing"!! Thank you for sharing your beautiful yard with us!!

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      PippiDust 5 years ago

      There are so many beautiful spring flowers, and I especially like pink daisies. They are really lovely.

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      Anthony Altorenna 5 years ago from Connecticut

      Your garden is spectactular and your photos are absolutely amazing. I really enjoyed visiting your spring flower garden.

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      Barbara 5 years ago from USA

      Beautiful garden and beautifully done. Angel Blessed!

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      TriciaLymeMom 5 years ago

      would love a garden like yours! :)

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      jseven lm 5 years ago

      Absolutely beautiful and heavenly to view and ease a burdened mind. Blessed indeed!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Great article on flowers and spring! Enjoyed being here. *blessed by a squid angel*

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      ohcaroline 5 years ago

      What a beautiful garden you have. I will not be envious...well maybe a little.

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      Mary Norton 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      For some years now, we have missed spring but this year driving through Europe gives us the variety of spring flowers and enjoyed this immesely.

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      Leah J. Hileman 5 years ago from East Berlin, PA, USA

      Beautiful and informative. I love the pictures and learning the meaning of flowers. I also read your bio: I knit, bake, love cats...nice to meet you!

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      Beverly Lemley 5 years ago from Raleigh, NC

      Beautiful lens! I will have to feature this on my lens, proving how nature can provide beauty inside and give you great peace! B : )

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      poutine 5 years ago

      Love it and love the presentation.

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      Anthony Godinho 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Just back to bless this beautiful, flowery lens ~ looking forward to spring and summer. Wishing you a blessed spring season! :)

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      Tamara Kajari 5 years ago from Zagreb, Croatia, Europe

      Beautiful and I'm so sad I live in a flat. Only few flower pots can find their place on my balcony.

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      Clairissa 5 years ago from OREFIELD, PA

      I had to fly back to your beautiful garden with my NEW Angel wings and leave you a Blessing.

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      ludyshubs 5 years ago

      I enjoyed your lens a lot! I love flowers and wish I had a garden. The pictures are great. Thank you for making this beautiful lens.

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      Pam Irie 5 years ago from Land of Aloha

      Beautifully done lens. I'm so envious of your spring garden. Breathtaking!

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      davenjilli lm 5 years ago

      so many squid angel blessings - here have some more..this lens is spectacular, it should be the lens of the day in my opinion.

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      AJ 5 years ago from Australia

      Your garden has been blessed (my first angel blessing)!

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      AJ 5 years ago from Australia

      Your spring garden looks like pure joy. Thank you for sharing such beauty and a genuine passion for gardening and nature.

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      norma-holt 5 years ago

      Gorgeous and had to return to bless it and feature on Blessed by Skiesgreem 2012. Hugs

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Blessed, and nominated in the Spring Angel quest. This lens is one of the most beautiful flower garden lenses I have ever seen :)

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      Rosaquid 5 years ago

      Lovely, dreamy tour. Thanks!

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      miaponzo 5 years ago

      I loved the tour! Thank you so much ! Blessed!

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      cajkovska lm 5 years ago

      I enjoy in your garden... thx

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      claudiatuli 5 years ago

      lovely lens, beautiful garden

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      Barb McCoy 5 years ago

      Beautiful lens. I love seeing other people's gardens.

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      Vicki Green 5 years ago from Wandering the Pacific Northwest USA

      Your garden is gorgeous and I thoroughly enjoyed the tour. ~blessed

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      Pastor Cher 5 years ago from United States

      Love to take a walk through your lovely garden. I like the combinations you have used, and may include them in some of my new choices.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Your house looks like a wonderful place to live. Great lens,.

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      Mary Crowther 5 years ago from Havre de Grace

      You have a very beautiful garden....so enjoyed the photos! Blessed!

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      Country Sunshine 5 years ago from Texas

      You have really gorgeous flowers. I loved the photos! It really makes me look forward to spring!

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      MarilynImanse 5 years ago

      Fabulous page with just about every one of my favorite flowers on it. One of the flowering trees I look forward to seeing each spring is the Magnolia tree. Beautiful! I envy you your view from your house. How peaceful.

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      julieannbrady 5 years ago

      I surely did enjoy my tour of your delightful spring garden ... a touch of heaven on earth! I yearn for the advent of spring flowers.

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      Elsie Hagley 5 years ago from New Zealand

      Beautiful walk I just had in your garden, it re minds my of my garden, which is large, take a lot of time to look after, which is now getting neglected, as spending so much time on Squidoo. Thanks for sharing. Blessed

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      shandigp 5 years ago

      These are all yours? Beautiful! I love your photos and commentary. How many are annuals and how many are perennials? *squid blessed*

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      GenesisLabs 5 years ago

      The view from your window is breathe taking. Enjoyed your lens.

      I think this lens highlights the fact that God is the greatest artist.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Wonderful garden!! Love your cherry blossom photos. :)

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      Coreena Jolene 5 years ago

      Your garden looks wonderful. I love all the beautiful flower photos. Thanks for sharing.

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      MartieG aka 'survivoryea' 5 years ago from Jersey Shore

      Wonderful photos of your garden - I'm jealous! Just lovely!

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      digitaltree 5 years ago

      Nice Lens, you have an awesome garden.

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      Bonfire Designs 5 years ago

      Beautiful and uplifting lens, I love Spring and Spring flowers! I hope tomorrow the groundhog predicts we will be seeing them soon!

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      cmadden 5 years ago

      I enjoyed your spring garden very much.

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      Clairissa 5 years ago from OREFIELD, PA

      Your garden is beautiful.

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      Steve Dizmon 5 years ago from Nashville, TN

      Beautiful photos. Well done. I'm getting anxious for spring and getting into the mountains to see the wildflowers blooming.

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      RomanticTies 5 years ago

      Loved this lens..Great Job!

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      crstnblue 5 years ago

      Wonderful lens! A real visual delight!

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      AlleyCatLane 5 years ago

      I am so jealous! You live in paradise. I have always wanted a yard full of flowers but all my attempts have failed miserably. Your garden is gorgeous.

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      BeyondRoses 5 years ago

      The flowers in your garden are wonderful, and the flowering cherry tree is grand. Delightful photos!

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      hamshi5433 5 years ago

      Winter has started here in the UK, but i can still feel the summer/spring touch on this beautiful lens of yours!

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      Bellezza-Decor 6 years ago from Canada

      Yes, you have a delightful spring flower garden!

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      myshelle01 6 years ago

      Just beautiful,thank you.

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      NYThroughTheLens 6 years ago

      Nice lens :).

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      CherrrieB 6 years ago

      Very much so, but would have loved some more of the scenery too. So soothing to look at.

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      exposure 6 years ago

      Wow - you do have a one of a kind garden.

      Very nice lens.

      212Floral.com

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      Renaissance Woman 6 years ago from Colorado

      You have the mother of all gardens! Such loveliness. Such variety. Such beauty.

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      Moe Wood 6 years ago from Eastern Ontario

      AWESOME! The crocuses are just starting to peek out. Too bad for them because it just snowed again yesterday -- luckily it rained today and it's all gone. Soon, soon, I'll be looking at my own spring blooms. Happy spring!

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      Moe Wood 6 years ago from Eastern Ontario

      AWESOME! The crocuses are just starting to peek out. Too bad for them because it just snowed again yesterday -- luckily it rained today and it's all gone. Soon, soon, I'll be looking at my own spring blooms. Happy spring!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I certainly did on this dark, wet morning. No sign of spring flowers here yet in Southern Ontario, only in the garden centre.

      You gardens are stunning, what a beautiful view you have too, I really enjoyed my walk through with you :)

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Your garden and flowers are breathtaking. The pictures just remind me of beautiful countryside with flower blooms.

      Featured on my lens-

      Gorgeous-Blooming-Flowers

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      PrettyWorld 6 years ago

      Absolutely beautiful garden! That tea tree bush is amazing.

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      pixelposy 6 years ago

      What a gorgeous garden. I bet it's a lovely place to sit and enjoy.

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      LouisaDembul 6 years ago

      Beautiful pictures! I love spring flowers, we already have daffodils here!

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      ShamanicShift 6 years ago

      Awesomely wondrous -- just what I enjoy most on a snowy night -- blessed by a SquidAngel!

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      GramaBarb 6 years ago from Vancouver

      Positively lovely visit!

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      Sadheeskumar 6 years ago

      Excellent Photographs. Your garden is simply superb with those bright colored flowers. I guess, You are a good Photographer too. Great Work.

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      emmaklarkins 6 years ago

      Beautiful flowers! They made me smile!

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      RuthCoffee 6 years ago

      You have a very beautiful garden. Love the garden décor items too.

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      norma-holt 6 years ago

      Great tour of a beautiful space. Lovely presentation and beautiful pics. It is a real thrill to meet another passionate gardener, I am featuring this on Save Planet Earth. Only thing missing here is the location.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 6 years ago from United States

      Wow! What a beautiful garden and a magnificent retreat. All of your flowers are gorgeous!

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      jolou 6 years ago

      I sure did. Lovely photos.

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      BusyQueen 6 years ago

      Keep those lens coming, another beauty!

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      jlshernandez 6 years ago

      @ajgodinho: Thank you for taking the time to stop by. There are other flowers which I wish to add to the garden, but finding the right spot is always a problem. It always seem to be a hit-or-miss situation.

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      jlshernandez 6 years ago

      @paperfacets: Thanks to my point-and-shoot Sony Cybershot camera for the crisp pictures. I posted another lens on my summer garden. Do stop by.

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      jlshernandez 6 years ago

      @BarbRad: It was so nice to have you here. Gardening has its share of maintenance, but half of the fun is in doing it.

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      Anthony Godinho 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Sure did enjoy the tour...what a beautiful Spring garden you have filled with gorgeous flowers. Beautifully done! :)

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      Patricia 7 years ago

      Gorgeous flowers and lens! Blessed by an angel!

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      Joan4 7 years ago

      Beautiful garden!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 7 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Your gardens are beautiful. I just love springtime. Our Iris are just now blooming and are so pretty. We have a lot of late bloomers so I really enjoyed seeing your wonderful photos as I wait patiently for our blooms.

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      Barbara Radisavljevic 7 years ago from Templeton, CA

      I love your garden. It's colorful and inviting. How fortunate you are to have it.

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      Sherry Venegas 7 years ago from La Verne, CA

      The pictures are so crisp and bright. That is a garden haven. Nice lens. Hope to see more.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      You have such wonderful flowers in your garden :) Great lens!

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      Environbee 7 years ago

      Your garden is incredible - a real labour of love.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Beautiful garden !

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      Indigo Janson 7 years ago from UK

      What a glorious spring garden. I look forward to seeing it in summer too!

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      jlshernandez 7 years ago

      Thank you for visiting my spring garden. In another month, the hills will turn brown and stay that way until the rainy season in November. In the meantime, the hydrangeas, crepe myrtles trees, and roses will be abloom.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      You certainly have a beautiful garden and view from your home.

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      Jennifer P Tanabe 7 years ago from Red Hook, NY

      Wow, love your spring garden! So many delightful flowers and great photos. What a treat!

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      Samantha Devereux 7 years ago from Columbia Mo

      What a pretty garden!

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      justholidays 7 years ago

      Indeed, I enjoyed and a lot! I love gardens and everything related to flowers!

      Blessed by a SquidAngel.

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      Jeanette 7 years ago from Australia

      My word. What a beautiful garden! And a glorious view from your window.