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Friday, July 15, 2011

Photohunters: Backwards

I always go backwards up my driveway for safety sake.
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These are old spring shots so you can see why I let my azaleas get so huge, besides being too lazy to prune, I find them quite beautiful in the spring. However, they do make it hard to avoid the neighborhood children so I am always edging out slowly and going backwards up my driveway makes it safer when I leave my driveway going forwards.
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To show you something which gives an idea of the scale, below is a shot I took of my daughter in the spring of 2007 standing with her back to the azaleas.
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20 comments:

Judy said...

Oh my goodness, I have never seen azaleas that big...They are beautiful!

Life Ramblings said...

your azaleas are so gorgeous, such lovely colours. happy weekend.

Sue said...

Beautiful!!!

ewok1993 said...

Oh my gosh Carver your azaleas are so beautiful. I didn't know they could grow that big.

Great backwards entry.

Liz said...

You have a beautiful driveway carver. Love the Azaleas. Great take on the theme.

Have a fabulous weekend!

Backwards

Annie said...

Those azaleas are awesome! I find it hard to drive backwards; I also thought this theme was hard - you did great with it!

jams o donnell said...

Wow those are marvellous azaleas Carver. I don't go backwards up my driveway... no driveway!

ancient one said...

Our azaleas had grown almost that high at times, especially the ones on the side of the back yard. My husband did a heavy pruning on ours after they bloomed this spring. I can understand why you'd have to back up your driveway. Beautiful !!

jmb said...

They are worth every inch when they bloom in Spring. Good take on the theme. It wasn't easy was it?

Happy weekend to you.

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YTSL said...

Gosh, you look to have a beautiful house and garden, Carver! :)

archiearchive said...

Huge Azaleas. Absolutely beautiful. Oh yes. I also park backwards whenever I can. :)

Luna Miranda said...

wow, your azaleas are beautiful--what a welcoming sight as you approached your driveway. great photos.

Anneke (Mudhooks) said...

Those are beautiful! Both the photos and the Azaleas!

rdl said...

wow, beautiful azaleas. i don't have luck with them for some reason. just pulled out another last wk.

Cezar and Léia said...

Your daughter among the flowers is just adorable!Wonderful pictures!
Léia

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Beautiful azaleas (and your daughter is charming)... it would definitelyh be worty backing up the drivway if it means not having to prune those way down. What part of the country are you located? We have azaleas here in the Pacific Northwest, but I've never seen them so huge.

Mariposa said...

Beautiful shots and wonderful azaleas! Have a great day!

Mariposa's PH!

Roan said...

I like to back into my driveway, too, but not for the same reason. I live on a busy main street. I like your reason better. Beautiful!

MyMaracas said...

Wow, I didn't know azaleas could get so big. Your driveway is glorious, and your daughter is lovely.
:-)