01
Apr
15

early Spring colors……..

I was reminded today, by Derrick Knight, that often our own backyard has interesting subject matter for the camera. I had put the yard/beds to rest (sort of) last Fall. As I walked about the backyard today, I noticed the rapidly emerging pesky weeds, a few rose buds battered by downpours, overall cleanup that should be done now, and a burst of colors that will soon be gone. These early Spring colors, on an otherwise gloomy, grey day lifted the spirits for sure.

early Spring colors-backyard-SwittersB-Portland-photo


14 Responses to “early Spring colors……..”


  1. April 2, 2015 at 00:31

    so beautiful, I love Spring more that all others… Thank you dear Gary, love, Nia

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  2. April 2, 2015 at 00:23

    Thank you Switters. Nice pics too

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  3. April 1, 2015 at 20:16

    Whatever is that glorious tree?

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    • April 1, 2015 at 20:20

      A Dogwood (upper right). Not sure of the variety. Magnolia (lower left) Both so pretty. Wish they didn’t bloom early like Camelias and Rhody’s. Thanks for the visit!

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      • April 1, 2015 at 21:35

        Dogwood (white flowers) and redbud bloom very early in the Smokies. I am very north, eleven miles south of WI border. It was always a joy to head south early spring. From melting snow to glory in a few hours.

        I must research that tree. Amazing color. Magnolias pretty soon hereabouts.

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  4. April 1, 2015 at 18:12

    Pretty colors!! 😀

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  5. April 1, 2015 at 17:26

    It’s starting all over again 🙂
    Can’t wait to see how you capture it Gary!

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  6. April 1, 2015 at 16:05

    Gorgeous. Beautiful colors.

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