Tag Archives: flowers

What’s this?

  Yes, I braided the daffodils leaves.  Can you tell I have wayyyyy too much time on my hands?  Actually, not true.  Between Ben and Nerone ( one or the other always seems to need something) I get little bits of time but no block of two or three hours when I know for sure …

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The Garden in Fall

  is just doing what it wants to.   (this was written in late November)       Narcissi and iris are blooming. The hibiscus is full of blooms.  I finally decided to drag it inside, thinking that the blooms would open.  One did.  I am guessing that it is not warm enough inside maybe?   …

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Ready for my close up

This post is nothing but close up shots of flowers from my garden.   I like the play of light, I like the colors, I like capturing summer just for a second.                    

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Maggiolata, Part 1, The Floats

Lots of pictures from this event so it will be in several parts.  This was the 77th Maggiolata, held in Lucignano.  It is about 2 weeks long and held from mid to the end of May, every year.  It celebrates Spring and the blooming of a flower that the Lucignanese call maggiolata.  I know it …

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How is the garden looking? Late April, Early May

I think it looks good.     This is the iris bed that Richard helped me make last fall.  We moved all the iris from a very shaded, crowded bed down to this sunnier spot.  And they have done well here.  First to bloom was the deep blue/purple.  Now in early May there is a …

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