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Saturday, August 10, 2013

Today's Flowers and Weekend Flowers: Out and about in early August


I'm going to start with shots I took of flowers at a corner shopping area this week.
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The rain and cooler than normal summer has kept the flowers looking fresh.
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Normally by August many flowers would be brown and dying back.
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This August everywhere I go the flowers look fresh and happy.
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It definitely improves my mood when I see lovely flowers all over the place.
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The rest of the shots are ones I took at Grace Garden this week.
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I love seeing so many yellow flowers.
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I like the shades of color in the rose below.
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16 comments:

Cezar and Léia said...

Lovely set of images, these flowers are gorgeous!
Léia

Gunilla Bäck said...

Lovely flowers! The rose is stunning.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Beautiful. Makes the rainy days worth it doesn't it? There is something very special about yellow flowers.

Mary said...

Wonderful flowers! Love all the yellow ones! :)

Judy said...

I love the petals on that first yellow flower!! And the rose is such a lovely colour!!

Karen said...

Lovely blooms. That last rose is gorgeous!

DeniseinVA said...

That's a lovely selection Carver, all so pretty. Thank you for sharing them and have a great weekend :)

Self Sagacity said...

these flowers are always so unique, and classic.

Jama said...

Love that last shot best, such pretty rose.

E. Ericasta said...

Wonderful garden and flowers - like them all !

... my flowers are here for Tina`s Weekendflowers
http://happy-hour-with-picts.blogspot.de/2013/08/weekendflowers.html

Cheers, Heidrun froma Bavaria - Augsburg

Regina said...

These are gorgeous!

Regards.

Regina

Marie said...

So gorgeous, and all so different!

Mathilda said...

Hier blüht der Sommer so wundervoll, möge er noch lange bleiben.

Grüßle ♥ Mathilda

Flowers for Rakshabandhan said...

I love these flowers and bouquets !!

Valerie said...

Yes, we are greatly blessed to be able to enjoy and appreciate a wide variety of gorgeous flowers - they certainly do lift our spirits! Thanks for sharing this pretty selection of blooms.

Sandy Carlson said...

These photos ARE summer!