Saturday, April 12, 2014

TODAY'S FLOWERS & I Heart Macro - Wet and Wonderful


The little bit rain we had has made 
a huge difference to the garden

Colchicum (autumn crocus) are making
bright patches among the weeds . . .


the wet makes them fade quickly
but if you pick a few, they last for a week indoors


the passionfruit vine is covered in blooms


most unusual in autumn but
I'm not complaining

they are such a joy to see
in fact, the whole garden is 
as if it were spring

even I seem to have more spring in my step


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22 comments:

  1. Oh, what exquisite flowers, Arija!! I love them and your captures are terrific as always!! Hope you've had a great weekend and a wonderful week to come! Enjoy!

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  2. Simply gorgeous - and our garden firmly believes it is spring too.

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  3. how beautiful! those passion flowers are amazing!

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  4. Beautiful flowers. I am glad to hear that these are helping to give you joy and life.

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  5. such gorgeous flowers and photos of them. I can almost smell them!

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  6. Dang. You've given me ANOTHER reminder - keep meaning to plant some autumn flowering crocus, by golly this year, I must ! Sounds lovely over thar ...

    Must be my California upbringing but I can't look at passion fleurs without thinking *sputniks* ;>]]

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  7. Gorgeous! I'm glad you've gotten some rain.

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  8. A very nice series of photos .. great job ...
    Greetings, Karin

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  9. How wonderful these are Arija. Stunning! Thank you very much for also trying to send me some photos for the home page. The following email should work. Hopefully!

    luvinwildlife@gmail.com

    Please let me know if you have further problems.

    Denise :)

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  10. Wonderful floral macro shots ~ for IHM2 ~ love the last two photos ~ xoxo

    artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

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  11. How incredibly gorgeous!!! Thanks for sharing the love up-close with I Heart Macro:-)

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  12. Oh my! Those passionfruit blossoms are fantastical!

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  13. The autumn crocus is new to me -lovey! The beauty of the passion flower is so dramatic:) Thanks for coming by my blog earlier!

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  14. Everything looks better have a drink!

    We got some good rain in Melbourne - thankfully.

    Cheers - Stewart M

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  15. Die Blüten sind wunderwunderschön, Arija!!! Ich habe Passionsblumen noch nie in einem natürlichen Umfeld gesehen und auch die Herbst-Krokusse kannte ich bisher nicht...sieht wirklich nach Frühling aus :)

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  16. Einfach traumhafte Fotos! Die Passionsblumen finde ich so schön! Und dann noch mit den feinen Tropfen.... wunderschön!

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  17. As unusual as spring is there at this time of year I'm glad it's put a spring in your step.

    I fell in love with passion fruit in South Africa and now I see the flowers are beautiful.

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  18. Happy Fall/Spring (?)... I get my seasons confused, because of the summer-like winter we have here in Florida. You have a better excuse to forget which season it is -- your Fall is acting like Spring. Wonderful rain for any time of the year!

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  19. What a great blog, Arija. Each post more interesting and accomplished than the last. Love the sweet kitten post above, but the garden photos are spectacular. Your passionflower is amazing!

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