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A Stroll in the Garden

The first two photos were taken at Wonderwood Park…one of my favorite places to go when visiting the kids.  It is a very easy walk from their home.

Wonderwood Park - Fern

Wonderwood Park - Fern

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Peony

Patrick Henry
Give me liberty or give me death!

Peony

Nelson Mandela
For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.

Peony

James Bryce
Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.

Peony

Henry James
I think patriotism is like charity — it begins at home.

Delphinium

Ronald Reagan
Freedom is one of the deepest and noblest aspirations of the human spirit.

Calendula

Abraham Lincoln
Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.

Peony

Robert Frost
Freedom lies in being bold.

Bell flower

Harry S. Truman
America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination.

Allium

Woodrow Wilson
The flag is the embodiment, not of sentiment, but of history.

Allium

Happy Independence Day, America!

Stay healthy!  Stay safe! 

A Stroll in the Garden

“Perfumes are the feelings of flowers.”
– Heinrich Heine

 

“He who is born with a silver spoon in his mouth is generally considered a fortunate person, but his good fortune is small compared to that of the happy mortal who enters this world with a passion for flowers in his soul.”
– Celia Thaxter

 

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Sedum

Scabiosa Pincushion

Scabiosa Pincushion

Scabiosa Pincushion

Scabiosa Pincushion

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Zinnia

Cosmos

“If there were nothing else to trouble us, the fate of the flowers would make us sad.”
– John Lancaster Spalding, Aphorisms and Reflections

 

The fate of the flowers…

The following photos were taken with my phone camera while I stood in my yard on September 28, 2019.

Winter chased Autumn with a vengeance.  

09-28-2019 Early Snow Storm

09-28-2019 Early Snow Storm

09-28-2019 Early Snow Storm

09-28-2019 Early Snow Storm

09-28-2019 Early Snow Storm

A Stroll in the Garden

Gardening is how I relax. It’s another form of creating and playing with colors. –Oscar de la Renta

 

Kiss of the sun for pardon. Song of the birds for mirth. You’re closer to God’s heart in a garden than any place else on earth. –Dorothy Frances Gurney

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Purple Coneflower

Zinnia

Goldenrod

Goldenrod

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Crocus

Crocus

Sedum

Sedum

Gardening is learning, learning, learning. That’s the fun of them. You’re always learning. –Helen Mirren

A Stroll in the Garden

“We have been friends together in sunshine and in shade.” – Caroline Sheridan Norton

 

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henri Matisse

 

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Zinnia

Zinnia

Purple Coneflower

Purple Coneflower

Lobelia

Lobelia

Chrysanthemum

Aster

Aster

Aster

Goldenrod

“Putting in effort is like sowing seeds. Initially nothing appears to be happening. But one day, you will stand back and gaze at the amazing life you’ve created.”

A Stroll in the Garden

Flowers don’t tell, they show – Stephan Skeem

 

If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly our whole life would change – Buddha

 

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Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Gooseneck Loosestrife

Garden Visitor

Phlox

Phlox

Phlox

Zinnia

Zinnia

Zinnia

Autumn Joy Sedum

Autumn Joy Sedum

Flowers don’t worry about how they’re going to bloom. They just open up and turn toward the light and that makes them beautiful. – Jim Carrey