Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Sweet Violets


As the flowers burst open in the garden I've picked some little sweet violets to enjoy.


Their wonderful scent perfuming the air ...


Symbolizing the renewal of spring and the flower of Greece.


The 'Flower of Modesty' as it hides its pretty purple flowers in the heart shaped leaves.


A dainty cherub planter holds more delicate violets surrounded by 'Pink Delight' meadow sage.


I hope you have been enjoying the beauty of spring.  There is so much to share with you as I make some changes in the gardens. 

Today I am joining ...

Tuesday Garden Party @ An Oregon Cottage
Outdoor Wednesday @ A Southern Daydreamer
Home and Garden Thursday @ A Delightsome Life

10 comments:

Lisa Gordon said...

Donna, those violets are just beautiful!
Happy day to you.

KarinsArtScrap said...

Donna this is so beautiful.

gr karin

Terry said...

Love the purples! I was thinking of you as I added a photo of a rhododendron bloom on my blog.

Chris said...

So pretty!

A Quiet Corner said...

Purples are always so springlike! ...:)JP

Cynthia said...

Just beautiful Donna, I am a purple flower person.

Cynthia

HELENE said...

I can almost smell them over here :-)
Beautiful flowers and beautifully presented and photographed.

Becky said...

What gorgeous flowers!

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Laurie Unger said...

Beautiful lilacs. Mine didn't bloom this year because DH cut it wayyyy back.

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