I love gardening! And I love photographing flowers too. Here are some of my latest photos from my own garden and a few from other gardens.
First, my neighbor’s delphiniums. One without his chickens and one with:
These are a friend’s bee balm which are not the more common red ones we see everywhere, including my own backyard. These are almost purple and I just love them. I was trying to capture a bee on the close-up and actually stood there for a bit waiting for it to move. Finally I got impatient and I had to move.
From Gold Medal Park near work on one of my strolls that I take as a break, beautiful red day lilies:
One great thing about July in Minnesota is that ALL of the lilies are in bloom. Here’s another version:
We decided to grow squash this year and here is one of those blooms:
And last but certainly not least is what might be my favorite summer bloom, queen of the prairie:
Do you have a favorite summer flower?
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Quite lovely. I picked a favorite and then found a nicer one. Well done.
thanks! glad you enjoyed.
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Wonderful photography, Toby. Flowers are so colorful and regal; some are delicate. The common day lily I do not like anymore but the different ones you show here are so much nicer.
I love roses and pretty much all flowers because they are magical in that they cheer me up and make me smile. Always.
it’s hard to be anything but happy when amongst lovely blooms, I agree! I wasn’t too fond of the common day lily either until I moved into this house. the woman before me planted many varieties of day lilies so I learned there are sooooooo many different lilies. and all of them are beautiful.
thanks for stopping by. happy Sunday!
Happy Sunday. I do a lot more visiting on Sundays. *grin*
The common Day Lily mixed with others WOULD look far nicer than alone. We have the common ones and I don’t even SEE them anymore. Sigh.
Beautiful blooms! Thanks for sharing your beautiful garden flowers.
you’re welcome, thanks for enjoying them :)
Love those filled lilies!
the lilies are always gorgeous. thanks!
Beautiful flowers, Toby. :)
thank you :)
Beautiful blooms, Tobyo! The orange lilies are different and beautiful.
thanks! glad you enjoyed them :)
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