Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Want a "Quickie" ? Today 5.11.16

(All “Quickies” are photos taken and posted the same day)
These photos were taken this morning at the Gardens at Waters East. - - 5.11.16
Things are starting to bloom – looks like Spring is happening.  My favorite today is the Star Magnolia.

 Moss Rose

 Star Magnolia
Lake Michigan in the background


 one more

 Sedum - on sitting bench

 Spirea - Gold Mound
the leaves at this time of the year are vibrant

 Mr. & Mrs. Swallow - have moved into the Cat House

 Tulip - close-up

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  1. Beautiful.I like all the flowers.

  2. Gorgeous photos, Jack!
    Love the Star Magnolia and the Lake Michigan in the background.
    Mr.& Mrs. Swallow are lovely too.
    I wish I could to be there sitting on the bench and enjoying your beautiful garden!
    Wishing you and yours a nice weekend.

  3. Beautiful, beautiful magnolia !