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Saturday, 10 April 2010

Tulipa turkestanica

This week of the Easter holidays has been beautiful, weather-wise. Warm - up to the mid-20s I guess - dry, and with warm, open-window nights. B, aged 3, has planted a round of lettuce. The baby chicks, aged now 3 weeks, have learned to fly enough to hop out of their box and explore the ins and outs of the bathroom. Jakob! Lord of Misrule, aged 3 months, has learned to chase sticks. 


Best of all, the tulips, planted five months ago, have started to flower. Thanks again to our friends and neighbours, J & R for the exotic Asian Tulipa turkestanica, which the good weather has brought out of its buds. 




For more beautiful flowers in and around Carmine Superiore, click here. To see some really astonishing flower images from all over the world, visit Macro Flower Shots.

10 comments:

Greyscale Territory said...

Stunning! And love the soft play of shadows across the petals!

Woodman said...

At last the dafs are in full bloom after the long hard winter, Wolston is an absolute picture with the road verges covered with them in groups, but nothing like your pictures.

Sarah in deepest, darkest Lomellina said...

Those are just georgous !!!

I can't wait till I can plant bulbs at the end of the growing season.

More chick pics !!!!

Carolyn Ford said...

This is simply gorgeous!

Pattie Rechtman said...

just beautiful! Thank you for sharing!

Petit Eyekiss said...

Beautiful! You know ... Tulips are one of my favorites.
Elisabeth

Anette said...

It sounds like you live a wonderful life in one of my favourite countries! Beautiful tulip also:-) /Anette

Bossy Betty said...

So pretty! Thanks!

Naturedigital said...

I can smell the perfume of your flowers Luise.
Have a nice day.
Costas

Maia said...

Your Tulipa turkestanica is a quite special tulip. It has more petals like other tulips and the form of a star. Very beautiful.

Saturday, 10 April 2010

Tulipa turkestanica

This week of the Easter holidays has been beautiful, weather-wise. Warm - up to the mid-20s I guess - dry, and with warm, open-window nights. B, aged 3, has planted a round of lettuce. The baby chicks, aged now 3 weeks, have learned to fly enough to hop out of their box and explore the ins and outs of the bathroom. Jakob! Lord of Misrule, aged 3 months, has learned to chase sticks. 


Best of all, the tulips, planted five months ago, have started to flower. Thanks again to our friends and neighbours, J & R for the exotic Asian Tulipa turkestanica, which the good weather has brought out of its buds. 




For more beautiful flowers in and around Carmine Superiore, click here. To see some really astonishing flower images from all over the world, visit Macro Flower Shots.

10 comments:

Greyscale Territory said...

Stunning! And love the soft play of shadows across the petals!

Woodman said...

At last the dafs are in full bloom after the long hard winter, Wolston is an absolute picture with the road verges covered with them in groups, but nothing like your pictures.

Sarah in deepest, darkest Lomellina said...

Those are just georgous !!!

I can't wait till I can plant bulbs at the end of the growing season.

More chick pics !!!!

Carolyn Ford said...

This is simply gorgeous!

Pattie Rechtman said...

just beautiful! Thank you for sharing!

Petit Eyekiss said...

Beautiful! You know ... Tulips are one of my favorites.
Elisabeth

Anette said...

It sounds like you live a wonderful life in one of my favourite countries! Beautiful tulip also:-) /Anette

Bossy Betty said...

So pretty! Thanks!

Naturedigital said...

I can smell the perfume of your flowers Luise.
Have a nice day.
Costas

Maia said...

Your Tulipa turkestanica is a quite special tulip. It has more petals like other tulips and the form of a star. Very beautiful.