Saturday, May 23, 2009

Spring blooms

Blooms from SWMBO's garden.

First, the common petunia.


Then the clematis.

And finally, the tropical-in-appearance honeysuckle.

More detail is observable if you click on each of the photos.

8 comments:

  1. I love the smell of honeysuckle. Reminds me of when I was a kid visiting my Grandparents in Fresno. Nice photos.

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  2. I have a huge deep purple clematis outside my kitchen window. (not blooming yet) And I just planted a red one just outside the patio wall. I think they're lovely.

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  3. The purple color of ours is much more bold than the photo would indicate.

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  4. Oops, sorry, Steve. I meant to comment on the honeysuckle smell. Unfortunately, late blooming allergies keep my nose perpetually dripping and my sense of smell diminished except at close encounters.

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  5. Lovely to know that spring is here. Lovely blooms.

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  6. That Honeysuckle reminds me of hot summers in New Zealand, & my mother used to take on her bicycle, into the nearest village. It grew wild over the banks & fences of the farms & the smell was so sweet. Honeysuckle is now declared an Outlaw in New Zealand!

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  7. We have bamboo in the back yard that grows like a weed. I'm about to outlaw it!

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