Sunday, May 15, 2011
Birds and Blooms Mosaic
This week the plants have been bursting from the warmth of the soil and I have been running around with the camera to document the blooms. This weekend we had colour of a different kind come to the garden. We have two hummingbird feeders up but one of them is most interesting to a pair of Orioles. The male is in the top left corner. The Rose-breasted Grosbeak appears in spring here. His colouring is so vivid. On Friday I looked out the window just about suppertime to find an oddity at the feeder. I thought my glasses needed cleaning. It was the Indigo Bunting, a bird of the forest. I was glad the camera was near and I got his picture. How special to get these little gifts. Magnolia “Betty” is beginning to bloom. Such a beautiful flower. The Dicentra is in full bloom and I love how the stems arch heavily with these heart shaped flowers. Little Tulipa “Tarda” is a reliable little bloomer each spring. The flowers are so crisp and bright.
Monday is Mosaic Monday and I join Mary our host for Mosaic Monday. Hope to see you there. I love to see what is happening in your part of the world. Valerie