This blog is about my garden and the outdoors. I am new to photography but I am trying to show some of the pretty things that grow here in Michigan. I love the wild things who visit me and I dont mind if they eat a bit here and there. I like it more if they let me take their picture. As time goes on I think I will try to show you around the beautiful area that I live in as well as my garden. I try to use my own pictures as much as possible but will also use pictures from the web. If I inadvertently use your photo or work without permission please email me and I will remove it or give credit if you prefer. I will give credit when I know who the owner is. I would ask that anyone using my pictures do the same.
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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

After the rain............

It has rained again today. I caught this Grackle out looking for grubs in my grass. Seems he was a success.
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Such a pretty bird, but he has a mean look about him with his intense eye and sharp beak. Across the alley I found some lovely blossoms. I don't know what it is but I had to get some pictures. Then next to that the man opposite my garden has lovely Tulips growing. A few different from last year. He plants all his flowers in rows for some reason. Maybe he sells the bulbs?
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He also has a nice crop of Rhubarb. Next will be his Iris, he has all colours of those too.
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Meanwhile, back in my garden.....the blossoms on my crab apple tree are popping.
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The tree has two parts to it. One has white blooms and the other half is pink.
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The Lilac is beginning to bloom as well and looks so pretty with some of the flowers being only half open.
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Wild Geranium, it only has a couple of flowers at the moment but it looked so pretty.

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I have so many pictures that I will save some for tomorrow.
Linking up with Rose Chintz Cottage

Also linking with A southern daydreamers Outdoor Wednesday


Magic Love Crow said...

Great photos! Love them all!!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

What beautiful photos of blossoms and blooms! The pink ones are gorgeous and the lilacs are so pretty. Thank you so much for sharing at my HOME and have a lovely week.