Spring Has Sprung, Again!

It’s Tulip Festival time again and this year our festival has been canceled. Because of it, I can’t go see the beautiful flower gardens or park by the fields to photograph acres of blooms. A month of activities has been canceled and the county roads are free not only from many regular drivers but from tourists as well. For locals who live by the fields, they’re happy about less traffic, but the economic hit is felt deeply in this rural farming county. No matter what, I love the flowers and am sharing an old post from 2014. If you want to see even more amazing bulb flowers, the spring of 2016’s post has two to three times the photos of this post. Enjoy! https://mariner2mother.wordpress.com/2016/04/28/spring-tulip-festival-2016/

Life Is A Journey... Not A Guided Tour

Once again, April showers brought rain, rain, and more rain. And around here, all that rain brings muddy fields. Despite all of the mud, the local tulips popped up and bloomed! Much to my pleasant surprise, we had a stretch of about 5 days of sun in a row. On the last day, I dashed over to a local tulip garden and feasted my eyes on this year’s plantings. Just beautiful, as always. Here’s a sampling for you!

Tulips and the Olympics

border garden of tulips

beautiful array of colors

double petal tulip

playing with design

orange tulips

tulip red and white

purple and yellow

salmon parrot tulip

tree surrounded by tulips

tulips at the fence line

fiesta of color

I haven’t taken enough nature photos lately, but this was a great day to revel in the splendor of Mother Nature.

*All photos copyrighted.

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About mariner2mother

I'm a mother of a creative 20 year old son, a former merchant ship's deck officer, and a wife. To feed my creative side I take photos. I am also Reiki attuned and am a student of Energy Healing, having used several healing modalities to work on myself and my family. My most recent adventure has me navigating a very challenging Kundalini Awakening.
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9 Responses to Spring Has Sprung, Again!

  1. Beautiful pictures, Susan. Thanks for sharing. Bob

  2. Eli Pacheco says:

    One of the great takeaways of this unusual season is an appreciation for things we depend on – not only income and commerce, but also seasonal markings that sustain our souls. This feels like just that sort of thing! Here’s to the next festival – and all that we will discover in the time we wait.

  3. Ladysag77 says:

    Thank you so much for sharing these pictures of Mother Nature’s beauty on display!! They brightened my day for sure❤😊

  4. candidkay says:

    I’ve been enjoying the beautiful tulip color combos in my neighborhood. They are truly striking! Thanks for sharing these beauties again . . .

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