Thursday, June 5, 2008

Today's pictures/Four firsts

First butterfly
First iris
First aquilegia
First spiderwort

7 comments:

  1. Aquilegias are among my favourite garden flowers. I have them with "double skirts" too - they look like little ballerinas. Here in Wales, they also grow wild along the lanes - one of their last strongholds. Lovely photos. What is the butterfly please?

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  2. Around here, the curly aquilegias are the wild ones, just as there. I'm so fond of them. I think the butterfly is a swallowtail, Jennie.

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  3. Lovely firsts Nan. Our spiderworts are just now blooming too. Our lilacs and irises are past.

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  4. Nan, All so pretty! My iris are blooming now, in slow motion it seems: one or two new blooms in the whole garden each day. But my aquilegia are blooming in profusion!

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  5. Really love your photos.

    I'm a mystery novel reader also.

    I surfed over from Robin's Nesting Place site (she has you linked). Enjoyed reading your blog.

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  6. Lisa, isn't it so interesting that though our lilacs and irises have different blooming times, the spiderwort is the same. Nature is an amazing thing.
    Aisling, I love how you say, 'slow motion.' That is perfect.
    Roses and Lilacs, thank you for stopping by and taking the time to comment. I shall stop by your blog soon.
    Thanks, Colleen.

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