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Daffodils

“And then my heart with pleasure fills,

And dances with the daffodils.”

 

-William Wordsworth, “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud”

 Complete poem: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/174790 30 more words

Photography

Flower bulbs

Temptation came to my house last month in the form of an email offering me half price spring (and autumn) bulbs at one of my favourite garden centres. 149 more words

Gardening

Bulbs for sale - Top quality and sizes at excellent prices.

Create fantastic impact in your garden by planting Spring flowering bulbs this Autumn.

From daffodils to crocus, hyacinth to tulip, Spring flowering bulbs bring a garden to life at the beginning of each year. 279 more words

Plants

Daffodils by William Wordsworth

I wander’d lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o’er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host of golden daffodils, 134 more words

Poem

Floral Friday: Daffodils

My husband brought home a dead looking bunch of daffodils the other day purchased in a fund raiser to collect funds for cancer research. Daffodil day is held each year for this purpose and as 115 Australians die each day from cancer growing hope for better treatment and thus more survivors is a very worthwhile cause.  423 more words

Irene Waters

The garden stirs to life

Even in a mild climate like mine, the first real stirrings of spring are always exciting. With heavy rain in the Sydney region over the last two weeks, the morning frosts have waned and the garden is really starting to embrace the change of season. 338 more words

Garden

My Mother's Irises

For those of you who have fond memories of the flowers that your mother, father, grandparents, or other family members grew, this is for you. My mother’s irises were, and still are, my favorite flower. 84 more words