Sunday, September 25, 2011

Spring vignettes

Just some happy snaps on this Sunday from my mother-in-law's glorious garden. This garden is 3/4 of an acre, overall, and so too hard to describe or photograph in one, so I have settled for taking photos of little individual plants, groupings, or scenes instead. Enjoy!

We are looking out at the wisteria draped over the pergola as it flowers for the first time this season;

The soft scent of jasmine fills the air by the picnic table, behind the Japanese maple;

And then there's lilac, lovely blowsy lilac.

The roses are covered in a russet flush of new growth;

The azelea over by the far fence has had more flowers than leaves for months;

The orange and yellow of these sunny tulips looks especially good against the blue-violets of the bluebells;

But, to be honest, I am very fond of the drifts of bluebells all on their own;

These are MIL's favourite tulips in a velvet purple-burgundy, except they are planted in a bit of an obscure patch in the garden and are not so easy to see;

And last but not least, the white clematis over the front gate is beginning to blossom to welcome visitors who walk down that path to the house.

Have a good week, everyone xx


Mrs Bok - The Bok Flock said...

Beautiful blooms! Love lilac.

Liz said...

Those are beautiful photos!