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Color Collage

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Julkaistu 19 tuntia sitten

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Weekend in Black & White

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Julkaistu 2 päivää sitten

Campanula latifolia is a handsome high plant available in white and blue.Weekend in Black

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Tiny White Butterflies

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Julkaistu 3 päivää sitten

This week I have been especially happy with Gillenia trifoliata.Right now they bloom so charmingly.In Finnish its name is Perhoangervo which means literally Butterfly spiraea.There is no relation to spiraeas,but indeed the flowers are like a million tiny white butterflies.Gillenia is difficult to…

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Floral Bliss #30

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Julkaistu 5 päivää sitten

ITS CAMPANULA TIME I dont know where this lilac Campanula latifolia / Ukonkello has come from. Maybe by cross pollination for I have it in white blue too.These are big handsome plants but flowers last only a day or two.They soon turn very, very ugly and I cut them down, also in order to prevent…

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Marja - Berry

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Julkaistu 6 päivää sitten

Oma maa mansikka, muu maa mustikka.Our Finnish saying means something like this:Your own country is strawberry, other country is blueberry.They taste sooo good!I eat strawberries as such or with yoghurt, quark, whipped cream,seldom with ice cream for me it is too sweet.Makrotex Challenge /

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Florals onTurquoise

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Julkaistu 7 päivää sitten

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Weekend in Black & White

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Julkaistu 9 päivää sitten

My cat Sissi bird watching. Without the bar on open window,she would jump outside and eat up all little birds.The bird theatre goes on despite the season :)A short nap is needed inbetween.Weekend in Black

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A Basketful of Summer

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Julkaistu 10 päivää sitten

I have an old basket that my cat Sissi uses for sleeping bird watching.I borrowed the basket from her and filled it with garden flowers.Inside I put two glass jars with bouquets each.I did not count how many different flowers there were, but definitely many!I must have flowers, always, and…

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Reality Check

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Julkaistu 11 päivää sitten

We normally show only the pretty sights of our garden.Thats why I loved Angies thoughts about insect slug damages or other pitfalls.Her post inspired me to show how sad my garden looked this morning after a nights pouring rain.I support my plants against wind and rain, but it is quite impossible…

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Floral Bliss #29

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Julkaistu 12 päivää sitten

At first I want to thank you for your visits and lovely comments ❤︎I am a bit late in return visiting but try to catch up.There has been a few busy days.Last Thursday I participated in Poetry Walking in the centre of Helsinki.It was a celebration day of summer and the poet Eino Leino.We were a…

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In Color and B & W

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Julkaistu 16 päivää sitten

Green WeekendWeekend in Black

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Nocturne & Heavenly Blue

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Julkaistu 17 päivää sitten

Today we are celebrating in Finland summer and the poet Eino Leino (1878-1926).His poem Nocturne is iconic.Today its freezing cold and in the evening Im about to take part inPoetry Walking in Helsinki! Before leaving I have to search for my winter jacket!NOCTURNEThe corncrakes song rings in my…

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Floral Bliss #28

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Julkaistu 19 päivää sitten

Today Ill share with you a romantic pretty, yet very simple bouquet.I used only one Rodgersia aesculifolia leave, a few of its blooms, one Sarah Bernhardt and two unknown peonies.Sarah was still in bud yesterday evening..They were pretty out in the garden too.Like lace: Rodgersia aesculifolia -

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Heinäkuu - July

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Julkaistu 21 päivää sitten

Job done - the babies are ready to fly! - Idänunikko on hoitanut hommansa, vauvelit valmiina maailmalle.The Makrotex Challenge this week is JULY.It is has been cold windy but a lot is happening in the garden.There has appeared more buds in this beauty 3 - Lisää nuppuja on ilmaantunut…

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July Colors

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Julkaistu 21 päivää sitten

For this Sunday the colors chosen by Aino were a bit challenging.This is what I found: also memories of Barcelona,a lovely city that is waiting for me in September 3Wishing you all sunny July!Color Collage 26 /

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Garden Happiness

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Julkaistu 22 päivää sitten

Hurdal rose is very tall, its flowers are so pretty and abundantThere has been many reasons for garden happiness this week, but maybe the greatest has been the blooming of roses. We have had a couple of cloudy and extremely windy days. The wind made photographing very challenging, thats why I add…

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Weekend in Black & White

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Julkaistu 23 päivää sitten

Reflection of the house on my garden pond.Weekend in Black

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Colorful June

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Julkaistu 24 päivää sitten

1. JUNE IN COLLAGEJune starts with tulips and ends up with roses. It was a good month, many happy occasions, family celebrations and so much blooming.I had so many photos that it was hard to choose - so here another monthly mosaic.2. ROSESNow that July is starting, its going to be the time of…

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Floral Bliss #27

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Julkaistu 26 päivää sitten

Rosa rugosa Belle PoitevineThe best thing one can do when its raining is to let it rain.- Henry Wadsworth LongfellowRosa pimpinellifolia Ruskela is blooming soon for the first time.I have got it as a small root sprout.In spite of rainy days, many plants are beginning to bloom:in pink as roses, in…

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Colors of Summer

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Julkaistu 27 päivää sitten

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Green Happiness

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Julkaistu 29 päivää sitten

Hosta Halcyon is my favourite - low with beautiful grey green leavesThis week we have got sun and rain. Everything grows so vigorously.I love different shapes of leaves and different shades of green, the blooms are not that important.I gathered here some examples of my wild garden = my green…

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Weekend in Black & White

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Julkaistu kuukausi sitten

As a photo this rainbow may not be any special, but it was really fabulous.Photographed yesterday at 10 pm from the kitchen stairs.Sorbus aucuparia var. EdulisWeekend in Black

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Happy Midsummer!

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Julkaistu kuukausi sitten

Eino Leino (1878 – 1926) was a Finnish poet and journalist and is considered one of the pioneers of Finnish poetry. His poems combine modern and Finnish folk elements. The style of much of his work is like the Kalevala and folk songs. Nature, love, and despair are frequent themes in Leinos work.

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Floral Bliss #26

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Julkaistu kuukausi sitten

It is Midsummer week. I connect to midsummer geraniums, lupins, cow parsleyirises and of course Midsummer rose - Rosa spinosissima.When I was a little girl my father decorated with young birches both sides of the stairs. So birch branches belong still to my midsummer traditionand actually any white…

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