Friday, 7 June 2013

Aquilegias ... or Columbines ... Flowering in My Garden

Afternoon again folks,

Especially for Sandra (Sarn) at Stamping For Pleasure because she asked so nicely :)



And, finally, my all time favourite, the Alpine Aquilegia.

All are in flower in my garden at the moment. There should be a fourth, a lime-leaved variety with a purple flower, but some bug/caterpillar/beastie has bitten the head off it :( Happily, there are some buds still on it so flowers will appear eventually, hopefully before I go on my jolly holidays - i.e. a week from now.

Edited Note: Annie, over at A Stitch In Time, has suggested that as my Columbines make me smile, and have also delighted Sarn too, that I ought to link them to her Friday Smiles. I'm very happy to do so ... hope they brighten your day as much as they do mine :)

Right, back to that list of things to do today.


15 comments:

  1. Just gorgeous especially the blue/purple ones.

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  2. Wow - fabulous!! Love the cushion covers too!

    Hope you manage to link a third snippets card for this week as it gives you a bigger chance of the droplets stamp if you're really wanting to win.

    But your 'to do' list sounds as huge as mine right now!

    Hugs, Di xx

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  3. Wahooo . . . aren't the Columbines GORGEOUS? I can see why the Alpine one is your fave . . . it's GLORIOUS.

    Thank you for sharing them with us.

    Wishing you happy hols Elizabeth.

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  4. Those are stunning....why not link them on my Friday smile post today so that they will make others smile too? :-)
    Hugs,
    Annie x
    ps my ATC arrived this morning and I love it...thank you x

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  5. They are stunning ...what a shame the bug got the fourth one.xx

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  6. Lovely. I have planted many over the years but the only ones that see to stay are a dull pink variety! XX

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  7. Those are gorgeous, especially the alpine one! Thanks for the smile! Caro x (#8)

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  8. Hi Elizabeth, Such gorgeous flowers. I would never be in the house when these are blooming, just sitting outside looking at them.
    Thanks for sharing the beauty

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  9. Oh Elizabeth, They are stunning so nice that your sharing them with us xx

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  10. Love that you posted your flowers, it is really that time of year when we just love the lushness of nature.

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  11. They make me smile too, I just love Aquilegias. Great photos.
    Have a lovely weekend.
    Carol xx

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  12. They are wonderful...Love the subtle colors of the first picture...but they are all wonderful of course.

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  13. Beautiful photographs, I do love columbines. They would be so lovely on cards :o)
    Jackie xx

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  14. Beautiful flowers - what a naughty caterpillar to eat the other one.

    Glad Annie got you to link up as that's where I'm visiting from and it did make me smile too so thank you :)

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