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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Rain or Shine

Hello Everyone,
Blessed indeed!! This is yesterday, Easter.  While the girls were hunting eggs I was photographing the progress of the garden in just one week. 
Today is Monday and it's raining and even some hail came down.

Last week the poppies were closed, but today they are open
and the sun is shining on the pansies reflecting a beautiful light shade of violet.

Oh my gosh I have bugs eating my artichokes before I get a chance to have a bite.

I love the 'California Poppy' our state flower.

Nothing beautiful lasts long enough.
This I know for sure.
Thank goodness for DSLR

Thank you so much for visiting My Cozy Corner today.
I love the outdoors and enjoy sharing my garden with you all!
I'm joining
Ms Green Thumb Jean for Bloomin' Tuesday
Unskinny Boppy Dreams for Garden Party Wednesday
The Southern Daydreamer for Outdoor Wednesday
Please link back to see more wonderful color


  1. Those Irises are so pretty with their two-toned colors! :)

  2. Love the photos of your garden. Beautiful.

  3. Your yard looks beautiful Betty! Lovin' the iris:@)

  4. Gorgeous poppies. Love all of the blooms. Beautiful gardens.

  5. Thanks for sharing your beautiful iris and poppies. I can't wait until I mine bloom!

  6. Welcome to Bloomin' Tuesday! I love your poppies! I can't seem to get them to grow. The colors of the iris are amazing! Jean

  7. You have artichokes growing.. whow!
    Such beautiful photos of your garden..
    artichokes... impressive!

  8. The iris are my favorite bulb. Yours are lovely.

  9. Beautiful blooms! Thank you kindly for sharing!

  10. Lovely garden to celebrate Spring in. Take care. See you next week.
    Joyce M

  11. Lovely irises, mine are about 8 inches and all leaves yet. I have not seen a CA poppy in years, thanks for the memory.

  12. I love iris but I was struck by the beauty of the poppies. So bright and cheerful.

  13. Love the Iris - this is a beautiful color or colors. Poppies are always on my list of flowers to get but somehow I always miss out! Love yours - spectacular photos - and yes, it passes by too fast! Thankful to photographs and to blogging! Great way to journal the garden!

  14. Hi Betty! Thanks for sharing the beauty of your flowers in your cozy corner of the world! I got to see your post at "Unskinny Boppy"'s Garden Party.


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