Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Poppies for Ruby Tuesday


Our poppies were magnificent this year! And they all came into bloom at once. This doesn't always happen. Other years we would have a bloom here and there, which seemed to extend their period of beauty. But now most of the blossoms are gone and I can see many seed heads( which I really like) in our poppy bed, but no matter their beauty is captured here in these photos!













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8 comments:

Luna Miranda said...

a gorgeous sight. wonderful series.

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

GORGEOUS!!!

DeVona said...

Lovely! I'm noticing your flowers are a week or two behind ours in upstate NY! Even though the blooming times seem short, it's all worth it!

Genie said...

I adore poppies, but ours are gone... miss them terrible. Your pictures are so pretty, Perfect for Ruby Tuesday. Genie

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Seeing your poppies takes me back a few years to a farm in Pennsylvania where I once lived. Outside one window there was a carpet of poppies every year. Gorgeous!


WOMAN IN THE SCARLET COAT

Woman in the scarlet coat,
Are you heading for a boat?
Or perhaps you need a bus
To get far away from us.
Whether wheels or sails you take
Don’t forget the chocolate cake
To sustain you on your way;
Red-clad damsel, now we say,
“Go with grace, enjoy the ride,
See you on the other side!”


© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Faded Red Sidewalk

Emma Springfield said...

My grandmother liked poppies and peonies. You gave me a moment of remembrance. Thank you. And I do like the header today... I do believe that turtle is showing what he thinks of us.

Andrea said...

Just beautiful! I love the back-lit shots.

chubskulit said...

Gorgeous captures!

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