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Sunday, May 1, 2011

May Day Parade of Blooms


Welcome to the lusty month of May! Spring is finally busting out all over even if it is later than usual in places. I've arranged a parade of my favorites to celebrate it. 




Long lasting carnations under the eaves.




The first blushing pink tulips of the season.




I learned from faithful blogging friends to add pennies to tulips to keep them from drooping.




Faithful pansies in pots.







Pure and graceful white tulip in back lighting.






Potato vine.






Serene white roses.
















Armfuls of pink roses and watering cans.














English cottage dreaming.









The first shy spring blossoms.





Wishing you many more bloom filled days!
Ciao! for now!
Jacqueline 

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19 comments:

Jeanne said...

Beautiful fresh flowers Jacqueline!! Happy May Day to you ;)

Jeanne xx

La Vie Quotidienne said...

My goodness so many wonderful things...I am on visual over-load. Your garden is splendid! The crocheted doily in the one picture...well I am currently making one just like it. (-:

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Jacqueline,
Your images are just gorgeous!What beauty.
I LOVE the purple pansies in the blue/white pot. Just stunning.
Yvonne

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Happy May! All of your pics are beautiful, and thanks for the tip about the tulips:@)

Lynn said...

Oh I am so in love with your photography, the flowers. Each time I thought, "ah that is my favorite picture", the next one was too! Since I adore white, texture and flowers, I had to go back over your photos several times. What an uplifting, stunning post this is! Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving a sweet comment. Blessings.

Carolyn said...

Hi Jacqueline,
I enjoyed seeing all your blossoms and blooms.It was cold here today so it does not feel like May-hopefully tomorrow will be warmer!
Happy May Day to you too,
Carolyn
p.s. I didn't realize we were both blessed with big families too.

Jacqui said...

Jacqueline, this is such a beautiful post, the flowers are gorgeous!! Love you blog header too!

My Grama's Soul said...

Happy May Day....all those photos are breathtaking.

xo

Jo

Laura @ 52 FLEA said...

Hi Jacqueline!
Now THIS...is a May Day post!
Fabulous photos of so many beautiful blossoms!
Love those tulips especially!
Happy happy May Day!
:)

Sally Lee by the Sea said...

Stunningly beautiful photos - love them all, but you really got me with the back lit white tulips shot - gorgeous! Happy May Day to you ;O)

Bloggymom said...

Happy May Day!! Beautiful post!

once in a blue moon said...

oh how i love a good garden shot~

Jo Farmer said...

My favourite time of year and for obvious reasons; the flowers are breathtaking. Thank you for the wonderful visual x

Ironstone and Pine said...

Oh my.....looking at your blog......we have ALOT in common i think! your pictures are beautiful and I love your transferware! Come on over if you ever feel like it, going to follow you........
devon :)

Bohemian said...

What fabulous arrays of blooms and the vignettes and photography of them is lovely. I'm particularly drawn to the long stemmed Roses against the Victorian Ceiling Tin background.

Blessings from the Arizona Desert... Dawn... The Bohemian

Blondie's Journal said...

I love how you have brought the outdoors in! Your flowers are stunning! Thanks for the tip on the tulips {using pennies}. I am going to cut some today!

XO,
Janie

Kim said...

Stunning pictures and lovely blog. So glad I found it! I'm your newest follower. Stop by for a visit sometime!
xoxo,
Kim

Sharon Lovejoy said...

Jacqueline,

Thanks for stopping by and for your warm words.

I loved dropping by and learning a bit about you. I'll enjoy keeping track of all your doings.

You're now entered in my book give-away drawing.

Joy,

Sharon Lovejoy Writes from Sunflower House and a Little Green Island

Cozy Little House said...

You take the most romantic and tasteful photos! I'm just oohing and aahing over each one!
Brenda

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