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Yardly Pleasures

This is one of my favorite times of the year when everything comes alive around the yard.  The other night I was strolling through the yard looking at all the little interesting sights thinking about how I needed to get out my camera.  However, at the time in my hand was a glass of wine and the very real sense that I finally had time to just keep walking around gazing and enjoying the moment.  

So gazing I continued to do!  This morning however, it is overcast with cooler temperatures and a chance of showers.   I decided to grab my camera and made my way outside to capture a few of these sights just for you.













Wow!  So sorry for all those pictures but as you can see things to blend together all over the place around here.  I have actually spared you several photos I took of the Iris’s which are in bloom as well.  I will be back at another time with a post to feature them.  

I hope you enjoyed your visit strolling around my yard today.  It is one of my favorite things to do! 
I am joining the following parties today;


Thanks so much for stopping by! 


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9 thoughts on “Yardly Pleasures

  1. Beautiful! Your roses are so pretty. Don't you just love looking out the window these days? I catch myself just staring…when I'm not actually outside.

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  2. Love the coral colored clematis, and your roses. The ivy climbing up your staircase is awesome too. Thanks for visiting me and have a great day!

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  3. This is so pretty, Mary. So pretty. I love the roses, but I'm a green girl at heart and can't resist ivy. My mother's yard used to be full of it, and I miss seeing it in profusion. Love how you have that swa trained up the stair in one of the first shots.

    It's raining her. And raining. And raining.

    XO,

    Sheila

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  4. So pretty!!! I am so jealous as we had snow AGAIN today!!!! Your pictures are just lovely and yes, when you zoom in too close, it won't let you take it! You have to take a smidge step back! I hate when my camera does that! A macro lens can let you get super close and do the trick! My yard will be green again one day, but for now, I am going to enjoy yours!

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  5. Mary, I just love that little green table on your porch.
    I found your blog from Marty's ” A Stroll Through Life”. I am your newest
    follower.

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  6. You have such a dreamy yard with wonderful flowers. That orange rose is super vivid! Maybe you should start your own landscaping company! 🙂

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