Garden Flower IV

One of the tree in our backyard started flowering a few days ago. We moved into this house a couple years back so unfortunately I have no idea what most of the plants are. I really wish I did so that I could plant some of them again wherever we end up next. If one of you do know what any of the flowers or plant I post are, please let me know in the comments :)).

I always joke with my wife that a Shazam-like app (the one that listens to songs and tells you what they are)for plants would be great: take a picture and it tells you what it is. Not sure it would be financially worth it or even if it’s doable, though nowadays I don’t see why it wouldn’t be, but I think it’d be awesome for nature lovers, hikers, and adventures.

As I’m quickly learning, most of these flowers are short-lived. A lot of them have a day, sometimes half-day of grace before they start wilting and hang sadly on the branches until a gust of wind does them off. So I try to capture their beauty in the morning when I go feed the chickens and let Chloe (our new dog) out. The rising sun light, I find, really highlights their petal’s delicacy and draws nice shadows over them.
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There’s something crisp to the morning shadows that I most enjoy. (I’ve somewhat described that for one of the Writing 101 assignment).
Plus mornings are a little bit like Christmas to me. I get to see what has bloomed overnight, how much bigger the squashes or zucchinis or cantaloups have become. It’s all very exciting and soothing at the same time.

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Cyril Bussiere 07-02-2014

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About cyrilbussiere

Author (Author.to/CyrilLCBussiere), Writer, Scientist, and Nurse-to-be. I'm into writing, reading, gaming, raising chickens, playing guitar, and traveling. Man, do I love traveling!
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2 Responses to Garden Flower IV

  1. Hi Cyril, guess who else has this flower in their backyard? Does anybody know the name of it?

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