Sunday, April 18, 2010

Spring is Springing Right Along


Some shots of my backyard.





The dogwood at my back door released its petals top form a carpet of white. In the fall, I get to walk on a red carpet for several days. God has ways of making us feel special. We just need to pay attention to His gifts all around us.

11 comments:

Paintings by Patricia said...

Beautiful signs of spring.

Rachmeal said...

Glad to see you back in action. Lovely photos.

Really appreciate the links, both mine and others!

Rachmeal

ArtPropelled said...

So pretty!

LeeAnn@Encouragement Is Contagious said...

I think what I love about gardening the most is how the beautiful flowers that bloom just make my entire soul want to cry out to God and thank Him for such a beautiful gift.

Your flowers are lovely DJ.

Smiles your way from me,
Lee Ann

Say It In Color said...

Hi DJ!....I don't think I've enjoyed a Spring like this one....after a hard winter!! Love your irises....I think the cold winters may make them more beautiful! ...and love your bird in the tree!! And your carpet of dogwood is so special....can't have a dogwood where I live....wonder why? Can hardly stand to stay indoors at this time....but when summer comes....I'll be back inside hopefully painting more!! You too?

Manon Doyle said...

Your backyard is beautiful, DJ! I love the purple iris's!! They are such magnificent flowers!!!

Shayla said...

Pretty- irises and petal carpets.

violette said...

Great photos......i especially love the purple iris!

Take great care of yourself!
Love, violette xo

Joan Sandford-Cook said...

Your gardens are so far ahead of us here in East Anglia England. Irises are part of our summer display so qite some months before we see them. Now we have tulips, violets, pansies, primroses, with the snowdrops, crocus and daffodils all finished for another year. Lovely photos.

wetoilpaint said...

Beautiful irises. Really pretty against the gray house. I love gray.
Do you grow any roses? One of my favorite paintings is Van Gogh's White Roses. He painted iris too. ;) Do you like his art?

Martha Marshall said...

DJ, your backyard is enchanting! I love the irises and the hostas too! So sorry you've been sick. Hope you're all better now.