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From Bud to Blossom


By neellan


The Cherry Blossom and Magnolia Stellata in my garden were woken by the recent sunshine!

Cherry in tight bud

Tree in full bloom

Cherry Blossom in close up

Magnolia Stellata in bud

Magnolia in full flower

Stellata flower in close up

Rain and wind was forecast which would spoil the lovely flowers, however, so far so good the sunshine has returned so I will enjoy them a little longer!

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Your closeups just made me smile and smile -so beautiful.

16 Apr, 2015


So lovely to see the blossom Neellan,and such pretty close ups.I hope the wind and rain stays away,so you can enjoy them for a while yet..:o) x

17 Apr, 2015


Oh how lovely Neena .......
its been a good spring this year

17 Apr, 2015


Very colourful Neena - my Stellata is in full bloom but the cherry has just come into bud shows how things vary -

17 Apr, 2015


My P kanzan is still thinking about it too.....

17 Apr, 2015


So lovely to see the blossom everywhere, my prunus has just turned but now the amalenchier is gorgeous and the blossom is just coming out on the bridal wreath and plum tree....

17 Apr, 2015


Thank you Stera so pleased to make you smile best way to start the day! :o)

Thank you Bloomer bit breezy today and chilly but the Cherry Blossom hasn't turned to confetti yet! :o)

Thank you Pam it has certainly been lovely and so enjoyed the sunshine over Easter :o)

Thank you Janelloyd love the way the season extendeds by the different blooming times :o)

Thank you Lincslass my Amalenchier is still in bud so a joy yet to come! :o)

Thank you for liking Klahanie, Simbad & Jaykaty :o)

17 Apr, 2015


Hi Neena ... very pretty ! I've added to GoYpedia :o) x

18 Apr, 2015


Thank you TT, kind of you to add it to GoYpedia, more sunshine today :o)

Thank you for liking Bathgate :o)

18 Apr, 2015

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