Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Flowers and Birch Trees

Birch Trees in Spring 2010 at Chicago Botanic Garden
These Narcissus flowers were in bloom under the birch trees at the Chicago Botanic Garden when I went there on May 3, 2010. 

The flowers where also in bloom when I visited a week earlier, and I took several pictures, but at that time I couldn't find an angle I liked that didn't show the brick building these trees are next to, or the edge of a path or fountain.  When I went back and the flowers were still in bloom, I walked around for several minutes working to find an angle that didn't show any walls or paths.  I like this image much better.  

May 2013 Note: I am "reusing" this post for the party Meme: Oh the Place I've been.  

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I am linking up to these memes: 
Scenic Sunday. (I was entry 32)
Outdoor Wednesday (I was entry 35 of 137).
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Boardwalk Bragfest (I was entry 18 of 61.)
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Blooming Tuesday (I was entry 21).

18 comments:

Jean said...

What a beautiful photo! Just perfect! Jean

LV said...

No doubt the entire garden was very pretty based on the shot you are sharing today.

Corner Gardener Sue said...

I love all those white blooms mixed with the white bark of the trees. Awesome shot!

Thanks for visiting my blog.

Debbie said...

I love white blooms, you captured some great photos.

Suzanne said...

So lovely. I love the flowers against those beautiful tree trunks!

Always Nesting said...

Amazing!! I love your photography. Thanks for linking to Woo Hoo! Wednesday for all of us to enjoy.

eileeninmd said...

A lovely image, the flowers are gorgeous!

Jan @ bobbypins boardwalk said...

How striking. A beautiful photo! I'm so glad you shared it with us!

Rosie@Journey to Charm said...

Beautiful flowers and beautiful photo.

Ann @ makethebestofthings said...

So lovely. I've always wanted to go there in the spring. Thanks for the beautiful photo!

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Beautiful pics! Love the one in Cedarburg, that's such a neat town!
cindy

Night Owl Mama said...

Beautiful setting for a photo luv it.

Carolyn Ford said...

White flowers and birch trees...fabulous! Lovely capture of a beautiful scene.

cat said...

So gorgeous!

Pat@BPM said...

Beautiful!

Marlis said...

Just gorgeous. Ours were frozen out upteen times this year. So nice to see these. xo marlis

Deborah Kay at The Paint Splash said...

beautiful flowers. Blessings, Debbie

The Tablescaper said...

So pretty! Perfect Springtime image.

Great to have you be a part of "Oh, the PLACES I have been!"

- The Tablescaper