Thursday, September 3, 2009

Summer Flowers

I have been trying to catch up on editing my pictures,
I am so far behind.
As I was going through these pictures from earlier this summer
I found a few to share with you.
I am quite fond of this pink lily.
The ruffled edges add to its beauty.

Here is another of our lilies,now long done blooming.

AS I was out taking pictures one day,I saw this Begonia,back lit.

A visitor among the flowers allowed me a quick shot. The final picture is a macro of a Gallardia.
Most of our flowers have gone to seed and the beauty is past for now.
I can rest assured they will return in spring.
Today,look for the hand of God everywhere.

18 comments:

  1. I love the lilies, too, Ruth. You can enjoy your flowers all winter long if you want.I love the macro, too.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Very good pictures. I've always thought of lilies as growing mostly in warm climates - I'm glad to know I was wrong.

    ReplyDelete
  3. I love that ruffle-edged pink lily!! Wooo, they are all gorgeous! Thank you Lord for such variety in creation!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Hi Ruth, It's neat to see pictures of summer flowers NOW---that most of ours are gone. Thank Goodness for the roses. That's about all of the color we have right now..

    Thanks for sharing.

    Have a great Labor Day Weekend.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

    ReplyDelete
  5. Such a lovely blooms! Thank God for His creation that brightens up our day.

    ReplyDelete
  6. I love lilies and when we used to have our own home, I had many kinds around my gardens that I loved to take care of. Oh... how I miss them and I almost cry thinking about them but I am glad to see such pretty photos and that brings a smile back to my face.

    Hugs♥

    ReplyDelete
  7. Beautiful shots! I especially like the Lily with the ruffles.

    ReplyDelete
  8. I love your lilies. About the only flowers we have blooming now are our roses.

    ReplyDelete
  9. I don't know how one could look at flowers and NOT see the hand of God! Beautiful!

    ReplyDelete
  10. Beautiful pictures. The pink lily is very lovely.

    ReplyDelete
  11. Nice shots..esp. that macro of the gallardia. Wow!! that is a pretty cool view!

    ReplyDelete
  12. Oh Ruth these are just gorgeous flowers! Things are changing fast here too.
    I'm afraid Fall is upon us..
    B.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Ruth, as usual, you show God's beauty in what you see with your camera. Your lilies look like what is called Star Gazer lilies, but I'm not positive. They sure are pretty. Thanks for sharing with us.

    ReplyDelete
  14. Ruth: What a neat show of all the flowers and visitors to your gardem. Beautiful captures for certain.

    ReplyDelete
  15. beautiful pics specially the macro of gaillardia. thanks for sharing.

    ReplyDelete
  16. That ruffled lily is very pretty. Love the backlit begonia!

    ReplyDelete
  17. I've never seen lilies with ruffles edges before...they are beautiful! Thanks for your comment.

    ReplyDelete
  18. "God gave us memories so we can have roses in the winter.", not sure where that quote is from, I used to have a magnet with that on it. God also gave us the ability to photograph them so we remember them even better.

    ReplyDelete

Thank-you for taking the time to visit this blog.I would appreciate your comments.I read everyone,but do not always take the time to respond to each one.Please come back again real soon.
Ruth