Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Ten on the tenth

I've really enjoyed seeing the spring come to life - the winter seemed very long this year, so some sunshine and blossom was a welcome change from the grey.

My ten celebrate spring flowers - some from the garden, others from a trip to Wisley recently.  Doesn't the sunshine make a difference to photos?







These lovely violets grow in the park near my house...


the blossom is in a local street....


and these are from the garden - I now also have tulips and forget-me-knots to enjoy.



So these are my ten - happy spring everyone.

8 comments:

Rebekah said...

I almost did this too....so many gorgeous photos a person can take this time of year! Happy spring, TFS!

JulieJ said...

Gorgeous photos - I'm so jealous, my garden is a little barren. I see a trip to the garden centre in my future!!!!

debs14 said...

That magnolia is amazing! This time of year is so pretty as the colour starts to reappear in the gardens. Bring on summer!

Mary B said...

Gorgeous photos and yes the sun on a spring day is perfect

JO SOWERBY said...

i love magnolias and those violets remind me of the ones we had at christmas as student nurse,
jo xxx

Clair said...

Oh, I'm such a huge fan of spring. I think I come out of hibernation too! Your photos are all lovely - definitely helped along by the gorgeous sunlight. Keep your fingers crossed for more sunshine x

Kerry said...

Truly gorgeous shots. Amazing how cheerful a flower can make you feel

jennifer said...

Wow, what beautiful flowers, so nice and bright and cheery! x