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Apr 11, 2010

COLOR IN MY APRIL GARDEN


Two of my favorite days of the week are Mosaic Monday and Outdoor Wednesday. They are perfect for each other. I am joining in with Mary at Little Red House for Mosaic Monday and with Susan at A Southern Daydreamer for Outdoor Wednesday.
Both of these memes are so popular and you will struggle to find the time to visit even one quarter of the participants. I am glad you visited me.

These photos are all from my garden today, April 11th, 2010. It has warm and sunny and I love it.
From left to right we have a rhododendron, corydalis, forget me not, red tulip, purple tulip, white tulip, muscari, snow in summer, euonymous, euphorbia, ajuga, yellow alyssum, a different euonymous, euphorbia and two repeats. Doh! Thanks to Michele from We're All Relative for noticing my mix up with my euphorbia. She is a landscape designer and as she puts it "a genealogy sleuth".


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23 comments:

Bobbi said...

Wowww! Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!

Shirley said...

Hey Lori! Your flowers are ahead of mine : )) I have the azalea and the forget-me-nots and lungwort but thats it. Maybe tomorrow I'll get another surprise from out there. Your mosaic is beautiful.

Michelle said...

Beautiful! Are those Euonymus actually Euphorbia?

Michele said...

Beautiful !!!

Debbie said...

Lori it looks like you have wonderful, colorful gardens. You presented very pretty Mosaics!~ Happy MOnday to you!

grey like snuffie said...

How wonderful. I'm still waiting for things to bloom so this is fun to see what is yet to come in my yard.

Mrs. D said...

I love the red tulip! Vibrant. I really want a gardenia bush but I don't think we have an ideal place for one to thrive. :-( I usually stick to wave petunias b/c they are easy and I'm normally a plant killer.

Gardening in a Sandbox said...

It is good that you get your identifications correct. That way you learn and can teach others. Valerie

Vagabonde said...

I just found your blog somehow and am pleased I did. You certainly have pretty flowers in your garden. We have too many tall pine trees, shade, clay and rocks everywhere. I also enjoyed the trip to Vancouver Island. We have been there three times and would love to go back.

32˙North said...

Hi Lori,

What a nice mix of blossoms you've grown! I'm an avid gardener, as well, but with a bit more tropical plants. Thanks for the garden tour - lovely!

Amanda

Snap said...

Too pretty for words!

A rootdigger said...

Nice, You must have a wonderful garden. How can I do mosaic pictures. any web site?

Michelle said...

Glad you appreciated my correction, and didn't take offense. The photos really are so beautiful!! Thanks for the link!

Michelle said...

My goodness your gardens are bursting with color! Love the first mosaic, all the purple with the calm, bluish, gray center is fantastic!

Lori E said...

Michelle, the first mosaic is the one from Mary for her meme of Mosaic Monday not mine.

Allison Shops said...

What beautiful flowers. Thanks for sharing. Dropping by from Outdoor Wednesday.

Allison
AtticMag

Ann said...

What an amazing garden of flowers! I loved looking at all your pictures. : )

Light and Voices said...

Lovely flowers in your garden.
Joyce M

Stacey 18 said...

Very impressive garden - must take a lot of work. Something to be very proud of. Happy Outdoor Wednesday.

susan said...

Lori-Our weather is not nearly that far along! You have some beautiful flowers--love the way you photographed the tulip. Great angle! I am not familiar with euphorbia, but it is beautiful!

Kathleen said...

Beautiful flowers..you are so far a head. We don't get rhodies blooming for another month. I see your peony sprouts! I just bought a new one..I love them!

Ms. Bake-it said...

Fabulous photos! Love the variety of flowers and colors!

~ Tracy

happily retired gal said...

Ah ... absolutely BEAUTIFUL ;-
I love these two memes on Mondays and Wednesdays (and Today's Flowers on Sundays too) because of all the lovely flowers people photograph and share. I've not had much time for blog visits of late so I'm doing what I can today to catch up using my 'reader' ... clicking over when something grabs my attention (as with your Double Dare and Feeling Old posts) but commenting only when I have something to say. Your rhododendron blossoms remind me of azalea blooms ... but larger. I wonder how they'd do in my yard and may check them out the next time I visit the nursery.
Hugs and blessings,

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