" A photo is a return ticket to a moment in time"

Monday, 6 August 2012

Snippets From My Corner Of The World .....



~    Carrick Hill    ~

A walk around the Edwardian style gardens of this stately
 Adelaide Manor House is a delight in any season

At present the giant elm trees are still deep in winter's slumber
but all around are signs of new life


~   Anemone Ranunculus   ~

I much prefer it's common name
"Daughter of the Wind"


~   field daisies  and sweet violets  ~

Linking with
"Our World Tuesday"
&
Ruby Tuesday2
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35 comments:

James Wei said...

Truly magnificent photos. The beautiful bokeh in 2nd shot. The colour throughout the series is surely amazing. Spring is near! How exciting!

Joan Elizabeth said...

The violets are out in my garden. No sign of blossom yet. The wattles are turning on their usual winter display in the bush.

Lovely to see this garden on your blog today.

Carole M. said...

lovely garden and flower photographs

ladyfi said...

Such gorgeous flower shots!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

So exciting Dianne, only a few more weeks until it's officially spring, best time of the year. These images are a gorgeous prequel to spring.

Stephanie said...

Beautiful garden and great shots.

LONDONLULU said...

It's been a bit dreary recently, and these beautiful shots of color and light are very needed, thank you!

Postcards from Wildwood said...

Well, it has been a pleasure walking with you on this occasion. Lovely gardens, lovely photos.

Sylvia K said...

I know you must all be looking forward to spring! Such delightful captures for the day! Wonderful flowers and colors! Have a great week, Dianne! Enjoy!

Carver said...

A delightful garden to explore.

Gary said...

What a beautiful place!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

mick said...

It looks like a beautiful garden. Your photo with the dew on that bud is especially beautiful.

Robert Geiss said...

People and flowers pass each other - both smile.

Please have a good Tuesday.


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Fun60 said...

Excellent photos. Love the daisies and violets. Spring has already arrived by the looks of things.

W. Latane Barton said...

I love the daisies... my favorite. Such pretty pictures. Your world is amazing.

eileeninmd said...

Lovley flowers and images. My favorite is the last shot of the daisies and violets. Thanks for sharing your world.

Meoww said...

Beautiful pics of flowers. I love them. The pathway to the manor house is so pretty...

J.Rye said...

So pretty! Landed here from Ruby Tuesday.


I hope you can also visit my Ruby entry, thank you.

Jack said...

Three nice photos, Dianne, of the cycle of life entering rebirth.

Jack said...

Three nice photos, Dianne, of the cycle of life entering rebirth.

Tito Eric said...

What a wonderful garden and those flower shots are simply splendid!

Cheers ... visiting from Our World Tuesday.

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Taken For Granted said...

Spring with all the new growth is a perfect time to look for interesting subjects. It is a time of optimism. You have found great success.

Taken For Granted said...

Spring with all the new growth is a perfect time to look for interesting subjects. It is a time of optimism. You have found great success.

Liz said...

Beautiful!

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Joe said...

Very beautiful shots Dianne. Spring will be here soon.

Gemma Wiseman said...

That tiny winding walkway in the first photo is so enchanting! And love the flowerings round it! And love the flower colours in the following photos! Wish we had a little more flowering on my peninsula! At least our wattle is open!

Mark said...

Great snippets Dianne, it is still winter but spring is very close. The magnolias are in full bloom here.

diane b said...

It is quite warm here but not many signs of spring yet. I though this was your house at first...."snippets of your corner" The flowers are a warming picture.

Maria @ LSS said...

Gorgeous flowers. Happy RT2.

Mine's here.

darlin said...

Very nice shots Dianne, if only our winters were like this I'd live in paradise! Oh I'd also need an ocean only a 20 min. trolley ride away as well... that's not asking for too much is it?

Hope you're having a wonderful week!

NatureFootstep said...

you share a beautiful part of your world. :)

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Dianne,

Beautiful photos you have shown today and the first signs of blossom, that Spring will not be far away.
I love the pretty pink ranunculus.

Happy Thursday
Hugs
Carolyn

AL said...

I absolutely love these images Dianne...these flower shots are just delightful and I can't wait for spring (not that we really get winter here in Brisbane)!

Chrissy Brand said...

Beautiful- these photos and close ups of nature really moved me.

cieldequimper said...

That first shot of the borders is absolutely fantastic. What I wouldn't give to have a garden like that (and a bit of professional help!)

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