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Sunday, August 29, 2010

Today's Flowers: photo walking in the neighborhood


I walked to a park in my neighborhood this Saturday and photographed the flowers on my way as well as the ones in the park.
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The shot above was taken in the park and the shot below was taken in the neighborhood on the way there.
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The next shot was one I took in the park of the zinnias which are doing fairly well.
today flow optimiszin
Below is another shot of one of my neighbor's flowers. The light pink flowers in the front part of the shot are on a variety of azaleas which blooms twice a year, first in early spring and then in late summer and fall. I'm not sure what the flowers up against the house are although they look like a variety of bush roses.
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The last shot is back at the park and you can see that the flowers on the right have gone to seed, one of the indicators that summer is slowly but surely ending.
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14 comments:

Leora said...

I am glad it is cool enough to walk around now, Carver. Thank you for taking us to see the flowers of your neighborhood.

Cezar and Léia said...

Bonjour dear Carver,
Your pictures are beautiful.People in your neighborhood have lovely gardens and sweet flowers.Your place is very charming!
Happy Sunday
Léia

vincibene said...

Thank you for the walk! You have a beautiful neighborhood! And yes, here the summer is slowly ending too.

Carletta said...

Your park looks like it must be so pretty. :)
The one house sure has lots going on in the front yard. Certainly a lot to see along the meandering sidewalk.
Enjoy your walks Carver as summer is indeed waning and cold weather will be upon us.
Have a wonderful Sunday!

Gill - That British Woman said...

I agree thanks for a look around your neighbourhood.....

Gill in Canada

Denise said...

What a lovely neighborhood you live in Carver. I enjoyed all your photographs very much. Thanks for sharing them.
An English Girl Rambles

EG Wow said...

So many flowers in spite of the heat you've had! It sure does look very pretty right now.

eileeninmd said...

Lovely series of photos, Carver. Thanks for the wonderful walk thru your neighborhood and to the park.

NicoleB said...

Sweet that they take care of themselves and already prepare for next spring (the flowers that is) ;)

Rambling Woods said...

Another nice walks for you....

Ebie said...

The flowers in your park are well tended. They are blooming so well.

Regina said...

How pretty!

Happy new week.

Regina said...

Beautiful blooms in your neighborhood.
Thank you for sharing.
Happy new week.

A piece of news said...

I've noticed the shrub roses all over Des Moines are going great guns all of a sudden. It's nice - they're so pretty. Looks like your neck of the woods is having the same explosion!