a walk in the garden

by Kristina Sloggett

in photography,Sunday Garden Series,yard & garden

While the temps are still low, the flowers in my yard know spring is coming! This morning, Basil and I finished our walk by going through our garden areas and yard.

Join us, won’t you?

enjoy this day fully – hug loved ones and express gratitude


{ 34 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Kelly March 30, 2011 at 10:28 am

I love fuzzy wuzzys!

I wish we had that kind of weather right now, I’m getting impatient with Spring!

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2 Holly @ The Runny Egg March 30, 2011 at 10:30 am

I love the fuzzy caterpiller!

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3 Heather (Where's the Beach) March 30, 2011 at 11:03 am

Gorgeous pictures. Loving the colors. It’s gray and gloomy here so I could look at those all day!

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4 spabettie April 3, 2011 at 12:50 am

feel free, my friend!! I’d send it to you if I could!! <3

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5 Aimee March 30, 2011 at 11:12 am

That is so cute!! We don’t get fuzzy wuzzys here. You have a lot going on already in your garden! Lucky you!

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6 spabettie April 3, 2011 at 12:50 am

thanks, Aimee! I love this time of year – I forget what’s out there, you know??

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7 Kate (What Kate is Cooking) March 30, 2011 at 11:13 am

Those flowers are beautiful! I went hiking a few days ago and saw a lot of beautiful flowers. SO excited for spring!

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8 spabettie April 3, 2011 at 12:48 am

I know – I am SO excited too!! yesterday was 68 degrees – just PERFECT !!

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9 Sarena (The Non-Dairy Queen) March 30, 2011 at 11:31 am

Sadly it does not look like spring here. I will make sure to hug loved ones and express gratitude!

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10 spabettie April 3, 2011 at 12:48 am

oh, good! I just have had a few things show me lately that I need to HUG my loved ones close… let them know they are important :)

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11 Kristina March 30, 2011 at 11:42 am

If there wasn’t still snow on the ground I would….for now i’m living vicariously through you.

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12 spabettie April 3, 2011 at 12:46 am

oh, girl… sorry! I can’t believe how some areas are in the 90′s and others have SNOW! crazy weird!! I hope its sunshine and warmth soon!

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13 Stephanie @My Thorns Have Roses March 30, 2011 at 12:24 pm

I love this and am jealous at the same time. We got frosted a few days ago…am SOOO looking forward to pretty flowers to photograph!

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14 spabettie April 3, 2011 at 12:42 am

same thing here, girl!! yesterday it was a prefect 68… this morning? cold enough to snow at 1500 feet!! crazy! I can’t wait until it’s sufficiently warm enough to plant my garden…

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15 (what runs) Lori March 30, 2011 at 12:30 pm

Beeeeeeeeeeeeeeautiful! Love the fuzzy ‘piller.

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16 spabettie April 3, 2011 at 12:38 am

hee! cute little guy, right? :D

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17 Biz March 30, 2011 at 1:03 pm

I walked at lunch today . . . in 37 degree weather, and not a hint of spring is near! :(

Also, I was pissed because asparagus was $3.99 a pound and I wanted to make your soup – I’ll have to wait until the price goes down – its still on my list of things to make :D

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18 spabettie April 3, 2011 at 12:37 am

oh, Biz! I hope you get to make it soon! asparagus will be more reasonable soon, and probably more flavorful too!! I hope you guys are enjoying a nice weekend!

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19 Patty March 30, 2011 at 1:52 pm

WOW! Gorgeous pictures :)

I hope Spring arrives soon!

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20 spabettie April 3, 2011 at 12:36 am

thank you, Patty! :) I am SO looking forward to spring…

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21 nic - the auspicious squirrel March 30, 2011 at 5:26 pm

Ooooo what a cute little caterpillar!

I really like the picture of the tulips over the river, so beautiful. What a lovely garden you have!

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22 spabettie April 3, 2011 at 12:34 am

thank you so much – I love this time of year when things start to bloom… I almost forget what is out there !!

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23 Kath (My Funny Little Life) March 30, 2011 at 5:48 pm

Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeee, beautiful! And I LOVE the caterpillar! So fluffy! :D :D :D

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24 spabettie April 3, 2011 at 12:33 am

thank you, Kath!! I love the fluffy ‘pillar, too! I’ve seen three since then!!

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25 Jessica @ Dairy Free Betty March 30, 2011 at 8:29 pm

Wow.. gorgeous photos girl!! You are quite the photographer!! I LOVE the fuzzy caterpillar one!! :)

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26 spabettie April 3, 2011 at 12:33 am

hee – everyone loves the fuzzy guy!!

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27 S @ extremebalance.net/blog March 30, 2011 at 8:35 pm

Oh, how fabulous! I’m just settling in for the last work push of the day, and the burst of energy from a walk in your garden was just right!

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28 spabettie April 3, 2011 at 12:32 am

aww… I am so happy for this! :D

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29 Shirley @ gfe March 31, 2011 at 2:59 am

Such beautiful shots, Kristina. I love the daffodil photo, too, because I have a thing for water, but all of these make me smile. We’ve got flowering fruit trees, but it’s still too cold. :-( Soon we’ll be complaining that it’s too warm though. LOL

xo,
Shirley

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30 Alicia@ eco friendly homemaking March 31, 2011 at 8:57 am

These pictures are just awesome! I really love tulips.

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31 spabettie April 3, 2011 at 12:16 am

thank you, Alicia!

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32 Heather @ kissmybroccoli April 5, 2011 at 5:16 pm

Oh wow! That first picture is absolutely gorgeous! I am so clueless when it comes to flowers and foliage….what are those blue ones?

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33 Christin@purplebirdblog April 5, 2011 at 5:28 pm

Super love that fuzzy caterpillar buddy… critters FTW! :)

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34 spabettie April 5, 2011 at 5:37 pm

isn’t he cute?? there have been a few of those in our yard lately…

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