May Flowers 2013


Images from my Canon G15  camera.  Snohomish, WA home location ....springtime flowers as usual.... enjoy!

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May 4, 2013 at homeMay 4, 2013 at homeMay 4, 2013 at homeMay 4, 2013 at homeMay 4, 2013 at homeMay 4, 2013 at homeMay 5, 2013 at homeMay 5, 2013 at homeMay 5, 2013 at homeMay 5, 2013 at homeMay 5, 2013 at homeMay 5, 2013 at homeMay 5, 2013 at homeWalking the block.... Fran feeds the neighbors' chickens<br />5/6/13Another walk around the block, Fran next to one of our Rhody plants. 5/8/13Another walk around the block, Fran at one of our neighbors' curley leaf trees. 5/8/13Another walk around the block, Fran tosses grass to the friendly cattle. 5/8/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. That yellow flower at our front porch has an intoxicatingly sweet perfume! 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. I get the sensation of sweet smells just looking at these flowers. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. An interloper adds color to these Hostas. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. This is the path to our mailbox at the head of the driveway. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. A view to the west, from the balcony at the SW corner of our home. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. Another view from our balcony, looking east, with Lilac, Azalea and Rhody blooms. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. We find many macro things to photograph around our yard 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. This Rhody is near the SE corner of our home. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. Two of the big blooming Rhodies next to our driveway. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. These bees ignore us as they go about their rounds in the flowers. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. Luscious color blooms last a precious few weeks, so pictures save 'em for longer memories. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. A green patch along the driveway. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. The Japanese maple comes back in springtime, after looking dead during the winter months. 5/13/13Flowers in our yard, just as it was srtarting ro rain. Azalea blooms just getting started... 5/13/13Our yard in May. Those sweet smelling flowers at our front porch again. 5/15/13Our yard in May 5/15/13Our yard in May 5/15/13Our yard in May 5/15/13Our yard in May. These Rhodies are about at their peak of blooming now. 5/15/13Our yard in May 5/15/13Our yard in May. We have such a nice time walking our yard each spring, to see the many bright displays of color. 5/15/13Our yard in May. A spectacular Azalea in bnloom. 5/15/13Our yard in May 5/15/13Our yard in May. I like the beauty of this flower. 5/15/13Our yard in May 5/15/13Our yard in May 5/15/13Our yard in May. A view west along our south lot border. 5/15/13Our yard in May. A closer view of the Rhodies along our south lot border. 5/15/13Our yard in May. These the blooms of that first plant seen in the prior image. 5/15/13Our yard in May. These are the red blooms in the next plant beyond the ealier image. 5/15/13Our yard in May. The nearest plant to our SW corner of the house. 5/15/13Our yard in May. Another view looking south, from below the balcony at the SW corner of our home. 5/15/13Our yard in May 5/15/13Our yard in May 5/15/13Our yard in May. Azalea blossoms dominate the view, west of our house! 5/15/13Our yard in May 5/15/13Our yard in May. This Rhody, west of the house, is becoming a "tree." 5/15/13Our yard in May 5/15/13Our yard in May. A bee's behind shows in this Rhody flower. 5/15/13Our yard in May. It is hard to get a clear view of these blooms, as they are about 7 feet high off the ground. 5/15/13Our yard in May 5/15/13Our yard in May 5/15/13Our yard in May 5/15/13Our yard in May 5/15/13Our yard in May 5/15/13Our yard in May 5/15/13Our yard in May. Lilacs are in bloom now, later here than in some other yards in our neighborhood. 5/15/13Our yard in May. Lilacs near the house on the west side. 5/15/13Our yard in May. Azaleas closest, Rhodies beyond, just west of the house. 5/15/13Our yard in May. The view south from our balcony. 5/15/13Our yard in May. The path to the mailbox, seen from our balcony. 5/15/13Our yard in May. Those sweet smelling flowers at our front porch. 5/15/13Our Yard. Not hard to find bees in this season! 5/18/13Our Yard. You can tell I love this plant! 5/18/13Our Yard 5/18/13Our Yard. This steep path is pleasant during the springtime. 5/18/13Our Yard. Knockout colors... 5/18/13Our Yard 5/18/13Our Yard. There are many tree stumps in our 5-acre lot from wood cutters of the past, probably in the 1930s or so. 5/18/13Our Yard. Looking south from under the balcony at the SW corner of the house. 5/18/13Our Yard. A weed amongst the Rhodies. 5/18/13Our Yard, at the west side of the house. 5/18/13Our Yard. Many Azaleas are inbloom, near the southwest of the house. 5/18/13Our Yard 5/18/13Our Yard 5/18/13Our Yard. Looking south past the balcony. We have many woodstacks for our wintertime stove. 5/18/13Our Yard. Shockinly gorgeous blooms! 5/18/13Our Yard. We can't think of a prettier place than this in May! 5/18/13Our Yard. Fancy flowers are everywhere in May. 5/18/13Our Yard. These Azaleas are very faint in fragrance, but rich in color. 5/18/13Our Yard 5/18/13Our Yard 5/18/13Our Yard 5/18/13Our Yard. More old stumps, NW of the house, near the veggie garden. 5/18/13Our Yard. West of the house, down the slope. 5/18/13Our Yard 5/18/13Our Yard 5/18/13Our Yard. One of Yasmin's favorites (original house owner and the hybrid maker of many of these rhodies) 5/18/13Our Yard, another view of Yasmin's Rhodie blossum. 5/18/13Our Yard, the Azalea garden on the west side of the house. 5/18/13Our Yard. The path to the mailbox, again. 5/18/13Our Yard. An overview from the balcony looking NW, with the Azalea garden in foreground, Lilacs on the right, Rhodies in the distance. 5/18/13Our Yard. Yes, that's the path to yhe mailbox again! 5/18/13Our Yard. At last we return to the front porch, to smell the flowers again. 5/18/13

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