Monday, April 27, 2009

Photo of the Week - April 27

After a few delicious days of sunshine and balmy breezes to tease us, the weather in the Pacific Northwest has returned to dark, cold, and dreary. I took my camera out this afternoon in a rather grim frame of mind, and the best my imagination could conjure is a few flower photos. Geez, I am getting into a rut, but at least the plants know that spring really is coming, even if the sky won't cooperate!

I grew up in Southern Wisconsin where Forget-Me-Nots are a common wildflower. When a small patch volunteered to grow in my herb garden a few years ago, I couldn't bear to weed them up. Aren't they the prettiest things?


My Mother-In-Law planted these Royal Anne cherry trees years ago - looks like we are going to have a bumper crop the year.

9 comments:

Carla said...

I don't think I have ever seen a forget-me-not. Very pretty. Love the cherry blossoms!

Michelle Eaton said...

Wow the flowers are beautiful, and I absoltely adore that cherry tree, I wonder if you can get them in Australia.

BumbleVee said...

both are beautiful, but I confess...I love the forget-me-nots.. I must try to grow some. I even bought a picture of some from Susan over at 29 Black Street last year.... they are framed and in my craft room all year round now.... lol....

Serena said...

OH, how pretty they are!!! I love the cherry blossoms best ~ :)

Jennifer Rose said...

lovely delicate looking flowers :D

HElen said...

Those little blue flowers are so precious! Cherry blossom is nice!

Shashi Nayagam said...

You can say the same thing for us weatherwise. After 2 beautiful weeks of warmth and sunshine everything is turning dreary we even had ground frost last night.
However as you say the plants are upbeat and they are beautiful.

Linda Fleming said...

I never get tired of photos of flowers. Those are so pretty. Hope it warms up for you soon.

Kerry said...

I love the for get me nots and the cherry blossoms are beautiful!