Friday, May 13, 2011

~ Changing Seasons…the beautiful brilliant blooms!

 The blooms are exploding everywhere you look. With just a few good soaking rains and some sunny days to follow, nature has been showcasing all of her beautiful colors…it’s so true what they say about taking the time to stop and smell the…

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I love taking photos of beautiful things…the following photographs ignite an inner peace in me. I hope they do the same for you.

 

The garden has finally woken up from it’s sleepy state.

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This is an up close and personal view of a hosta plant shooting up. Life looks different from this angle doesn’t it?

 

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I had some very close calls taking these bumble bee snaps, but that didn’t stop me!

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I love anything that has a rusty weathered patina, except of course my skin!!lol!

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Rambling split rail fences and stone walls are seen everywhere throughout New England, this one belongs to a family member of mine.

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These wave petunias hang from my front porch. It’s been a tradition every year for my family to give these to me for Mother’s Day. The fuchsia color is so brilliant and bright, they almost don’t look real.

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I love the contrast of the yellow forsythia against the backdrop of the blue sky.

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I just had to bring some of this color inside.

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"Each flower is a soul opening out to nature." 
-  Gerald De Nerval

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Even Kiki & Harley are enjoying all of this beauty.

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Blessings, Bonnie

12 comments:

  1. Beautiful flower pictures.

    ~Felicia

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  2. Your photos are so beautiful! Love how you captured the brilliant colors of all the flowers! The fence is so pretty, and I love the bench with the bee skep and flowers. Such beauty is simple things....
    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  3. More beautiful pictures, Bonnie! You are a natural photographer! My favorite is the rake. So simple! Have a great weekend!

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  4. Very Beautiful Bonnie. Spring is such a wonderful season, make me feel so alive. Keep taking these gorgeous pictures, I enjoy them so much. Have a great weekend!!

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  5. Wow, these just make you feel happy! ~Kriss~

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  6. Bonnie~ I love how you captured the beauty of everything with the sunlight~ just breathtaking pics!Awe, so relaxing~
    smiles
    Teresa

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  7. Your pictures are just so pretty....they calm your soul.....I am trying to take nice pictures too, but I think I rush & need to relax & enjoy the simple pleasures.....
    Did you hit the Brimfield Fleas ??? Ohhhh the pictures you could take there !!!!

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  8. Thank-you! I did not have the chance to go to Brimfield this week as I had to work. But...come this July when Brimfield sets up shop again I will surely be there with my camera :-)
    ~Blessings, Bonnie

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  9. Fabulous post Bonnie ~ Your photography skills are amazing... Your gardens are truly coming to life, I love how your garden was filled with so many whimsical vingettes, so beautiful.
    Have a great Sunday,
    Rosemary...X

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  10. Wow, what beautiful pictures. I especially love the pics of the jugs and the rake with the bird house. :)

    Did you know that you're my 200th follower over at the Prairie Patch!? I'd love to send you something but I don't see your email address anywhere. Please email me at iluvffmn - at - yahoo - dot - com. :)

    Cheers,
    Tracy

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  11. Your pictures are absolutely lovely. AMAZING!!!! These pictures really brightened me up inside. So LOVE Them Alll.

    Thanks for bringing these to us.
    Hugs,
    Marlene

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I love hearing from you!~Blessings, Bonnie