Peonies are among my favorites too!!:)~ HUGZ
I'd love to see what you would do/edit with these, Bruno!!
Gorgeous peonies Jim! It seems that our gardens flowering times are pretty similar, at least this year with a cold spring. New Scotland indeed!
Yes, probably pretty similar Craig. Not called New Scotland for nothing.....I am sure you would think you were in Scotland if you see the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
Oh wow what beautiful flowers.
Must be something comparable in Australia, Davine. And I am sure you will come across some on your nation-wide travels this year!!
Beautiful peonies, Jim. One of the loveliest sightings each gardening season!
Thanks Martha. I look forward to these.
Magnificent! Peonies are a fave of mine too.
I agree Debra! They are like roses but more intricate.
I had/should have white peonies. They don't last long but they are so beautiful. I like those with the pink.
Yes just a vein of pink in these. Depending on the temperature here, these will last for at least a week, if not more. The hotter it is, the less time they'll be around.
Aren't they Pat. Peonies can look complicated with all their 'ruffles' but their beauty is breath-taking I think.
Kathy, with a little luck your Grandmas peony will look like these in no time!!
I am caught up with you posts. I enjoyed your reunion with Paulette as I just finished my last post on San Francisco and speak there about old friends. Your genealogy journey was fascinating. I wish I could find out more on mine but since my mother is French and my father Armenian from Turkey, it’s difficult to dig about them from Georgia. I just know my great great grandmother had 22 children (!) and she was titled, I know how the name sounds but don’t know it’s real spelling –her name was Celine Temain de Limoges” or Teimin de Limoges” the teymun is the problem and I could not find out anything. I enjoy your quotes of Pema Chodron – I have some of her books (I have been a Buddhist since 1966 when I joined in San Francisco.) Happy belated birthday! It is true that 65 now is the new 40 since we have made so much progress with our health. It was a treat to look at all your pictures – the intricate colors of the clouds, the brilliant shades in your flowers – loved them all.
Thank you 'V'. Yes it is not an easy task to research your family tree...but sometimes you may be lucky to get a tidbit that will lead to another 'find'.I am so pleased that Pema and company have moved their headquarters to Nova Scotia back in the 80's I believe. It has opened up another spiritual opportunity for many of us here. I am not a Buddhist officially by any means but I have and do find their teachings to be very helpful to me on this journey.So I am 40!!! Again! Best news I've heard in years!! lol thank you!!
So gorgeous and refreshing.
Hey, I really like your comments and appreciate the time you took to do so.