Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Harbingers of Spring

Flowering Quince.

Snow Drops

 Japanese Magnolia

                                       For the beauty of each hour
                                        Of the day and of the night,
                                 Hill and vale, and tree, and flower,
                                 Sun and moon, and stars of light,
                                 Lord of all, to Thee we raise,
                                 This our hymn of grateful praise.

                                    Folliott S. Pierpoint 1835-1917

Linking to Outdoor WednesdaysWow us Wednesday and Open House Party .Party.


  1. Bonnie, I found my way here from Outdoor Wednesday. Your flower photos are scrumptious and I love your birthday tablescape. So artistic. I am now a follower. Hope you can stop by Joyful Altitude sometime. God bless.

  2. Amen, a beauty in each hour...poem so perfectly fits those photographs.
    Joyce M

  3. loving each of your photographs; beautiful winter flowers

  4. Hi Bonnie, your photos are so beautiful!! Love it. A new follower here thanks for the visit too.

  5. Hi Bonnie, gorgeous, gorgeous flowers! Quince and Magnolia are some of my favourites.

    Thank you so much for your lovely words. I don't know about being a good mum..I try, but it is the hardest thing I have ever had to do, but also the best! Goodnight and God Bless! Love Linda x

  6. What gorgeous flowers!! Thanks for sharing.

    Jocelyn @

  7. Hi Bonnie,

    Your photos are beautiful, I love the wonderful colours and the freshness.

    I am busy playing catch-up but because I have missed so much over the last few weeks, don't think that I will ever really catch-up with everything!!

    I have missed your lovely blog and photos but will have a good read now.

    Have a great weekend

    x Fiona

  8. Beautiful flowers Bonnie! I would love to have some Flowering Quince to snip and bring indoors! Our daffadils are have about 5 inches of growth on them and the trees are starting to bud since our winter has been so mild. I'd rather get all our winter out of the way so we don't have killing frost & snowy surprise when March rolls around :)

  9. Your photography of the spring flowers, is just beautiful.

  10. I can't believe the spring! It does cheer me no end... thank you Bonnie... xv


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