Posts tagged: purple flowers
‘Blue Dawn’, a photo by Marianne Majerus that won 3rd place in the International Garden Photographer of the Year sponcered by Kew and Gardens Illustrated. Location is a private garden in Cheshire, U.K.
Noel Kingbury’s home garden right now in Hay on Wye, Wales, U.K. He just wrote an interesting blog post on slug and snail damage in his garden and what to do about these slimy creatures. Read it here: http://noels-garden.blogspot.com/2012/05/slimy-menace.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+NoelsGardenBlog+%28Noels+Garden+Blog%29.
Planted cheek walls at Chanticleer Garden in Pennsylvania in the U.S.: “blue Hyacinthus, a Chinese Hyacinth, Muscari armeniacum and yellow Osteospurmum ‘Voltage’.”
The English Lavender Festival is using this photo to advertise the event. Pretty showy! It will take place on July 9-10 in Terrington in North Yorkshire.
Richard Dowling was walking along Hatchet Creek in Coosa County, Alabama, when he spotted these wild violets along the edge. “I took some close-up shots where the water of the stream was bubbling in the background to produce this odd effect,” the Alabama photographer says. Dowling used a Canon 30D and a 28-300mm lens. (via Photo of the Week: Dreamy Violets - National Wildlife Federation)
Garden at a Happy Canyon Residence in California in the U.S. Designed by Santa Monica firm, Pamela Burton and Co. Landscape Architecture. Very Mediterranean.
For Spring Gardens: Pasque Flower (Pulsatilla halleri subsp. styriaca) blooming now at the J.C. Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh, North Carolina in the United States.
Photo by Liz Guzynski.