Sunday, April 25, 2010

Today's Flowers

I WISH I could stop my car and take pictures of all the breathtaking blooms this time of year. This one below was taken at the parking lot of a mall. There are hundreds of these beauties around our area. (click images to enlarge)

Here's a close-up.

This is my forsythia gone wild! They shine every spring!

... a close-up.

Talking about wild, here's a flowering quince competing for light with the forsythia.

... a close-up.

Our apple tree..

close-up

I think this is crab apple?


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12 comments:

Ebie said...

How lovely and colorful! Nance, you have a big backyard! I would be happy just looking at all those blooms at the same time!

SandyCarlson said...

I love all those wonderful colors of spring.

eileeninmd said...

Love all the colors, beautiful blooms. The forsythia is pretty.

Carver said...

These are all wonderful shots of spring blooms. I love the trees in bloom and forsythia, especially when allowed to go wild, is a favorite of mine.

guild-rez said...

Great pictures..
"Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world."
- Virgil A. Kraft

eden said...

Beautiful Spring blooms. Have a good week

Mari said...

Lovely, lovely colors, Nance. Spring time is great as all of these come out from their hibernation.

AL said...

Ah Nance! Very lovely! They made me smile this morning!

Hugs,
AL

Daniela said...

So much colour and flowers around you, lovely shots.

Denise said...

Wonderful series of flowers you've shared with us. Thank you so much, I have enjoyed all your photos immensely.

SquirrelQueen said...

Great photos of all the beautiful blossoms of spring. The forsythia here is almost gone, it's nice to see it again in your photos.

jojo said...

Fantastic shots, Nance. They awaken the artist in me. Whew! How I love nature.

Ah, those apple tree that blooms in your backyard...it simply inspires me.

Thanks for the sharing, Nance.

Let hope always blossom in your heart...wishing you brighter days ahead.