Spring Garden Pictures Contest (Contest Now Over)
The "rules" are simple:
You must have taken the picture in spring 2009
It can be of any flowering plant in your garden
You have to have taken it
You have to agree to let me post it here and show folks in my newsletter. (a non-exclusive electronic license for those two uses - uploading your picture signifies you agree to let me use your picture in these two ways)
Two Prizes of Hard Copy Books
"City Gardens" by P. Nessmann
"The Gardener's Palette" by P. Nessman
Three Prizes of Your Choice of an E-book I've written.
Friday May 29 at 8am
All decisions of the judge are final.
First Prize #1
Most Comments Award
Another Most Comments Award
Other readers pictures and comments
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Spring Garden PIctures pg 6
I got this bulb for Christmas. What a beautiful present it turned out to be.
Spring Garden PIctures 3
I love these beautiful purple allium globes that rise high over the winter mess. Even the dried heads look good late into June.
Spring Garden Pictures page 4
A little past peak bloom, but I love the detail
Spring Flower Garden Pictures pg 5
This is a close-up of the plant I received as a Mother's Day Present three years ego. It finally re-bloomed this year.
Flower Garden Pictures pg 7
It's taken several years to get the wisteria to go where I want it to.....
Flower Garden Pictures pg 8
Just planted the flowerbed in early May. Here is the FIRST bloom of the season.
Flower Garden Pictures pg 9
This was taken at Fran's on 59 Foley, Al.
Flower Garden Pictures pg 10
This tulip (like many of the ones I have now) came from a parking lot that used to be a flowerbed. Its bright orange with white borders on the petals, …
Flower Garden Pictures pg 11
They are planted next to my Asparagus Fern. The fern makes a nice backdrop for the blooms.
Flower Garden Pictures pg 12
Yellow lady's slipper...I didn't know it was there till I started taking pictures of my flowers for this contest!!
Flower Garden Pictures pg 13
One of my favorite scents and such a beautiful perfect flower.
Flower Garden Pictures pg 14
I have had this vine once before but have trouble finding it locally but after many searches I found it again this year. I love this plant the little …
Flower Garden Pictures pg 15
TAKEN SHORTLY AFTER A STORM WHEN THINGS WERE STARTING TO DRY OUT. I REALLY LIKE THE HAZY EFFECT THIS CREATED.
Flower Garden Pictures pg 16
A beautifully shaped bud I think. It conceals the colours of the tulip to come.
Flower Garden Pictures pg 17
While walking through Longwood Gardens on Mother's Day weekend I cam upon this lovely scene. It was like a sea of frothy white flowers. I had never seen …
Flower Garden Pictures pg 18
This is a picture of our rear deck being smothered with our 18 year old Japanese Wisteria. It is well worth all the pruning required to maintain one of …
Flower Garden Pictures pg 19
This was taken in my back yard, on the north side of the house, March 24th of this year. I was trying to get pictures of the bees that were gathering pollen. …
Spring Garden PIctures 2
Taken the day before mothers day to include in an album that was set to music for Mothers Day. My mothers passed in 1992 at the end of my first semester …
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