My World: Tiptoeing Through the Tulips

Tulips in our side flower bed, Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. April 11, 2010.

This is my post for the My World meme.  It is hosted by Klaus, Ivar, Sandy, Wren, and Fishing Guy.  To learn more about our world or to join and share your part of the world, click HERE.

Well, we didn’t tip-toe through the tulips, but rather alongside them.  We’ve had some beautiful tulips this spring, many of them in a flower bed that Betsy and I built along the side of the house.  We also had a few tulips in the front of the house.

The weekend cold front has passed through without any frost in our area, for which we are grateful.  So I was able to return to regular Spring chores in the yard.  The cooler weather didn’t slow down the grass, so I got to mow the grass in addition to the other chores in the yard.

It’s a good thing exercise is healthy because all of the beauty of Spring also means there is always something that needs to be done in the yard.

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13 Responses to “My World: Tiptoeing Through the Tulips”

  1. Susie Says:

    Thanks to the really cold winter I think lots of flowers are really looking great this year!

  2. Cheryl Says:

    Oh gorgeous! How wonderful it must be to see the fruits of your labor!

  3. busy bee suz Says:

    Gorgeous!!! ANd thanks to you…I will hear Tiny Tim in my head all day lonnnnnnggggg.

  4. Karin Says:

    Me too, hearing Tiny Tim! Friend of mine posted pictures of fields and fields of tulips. She and her friends did exactly that – tiptoed through them! Tulips are so gorgeous and so short-lasting. George, your yard looks lovely – worth all the effort you put into it!

  5. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    Such beautiful tulips, George! Lovely colors! Ours have been delightful here in Seattle, too! Such a lovely capture! Hope you have a great week!

    Sylvia

  6. MaryBeth Says:

    Your yard soes look lovely—a resylt of all that exercising WORK!

    Yesterday my daughter and I worked outside only not in the garden but on fencing and getting the old John Deere started. It was a gorgeous sunny day—today it is raining and I never will get ahead of the weeds at this rate. MB

  7. Rajesh Says:

    Beautiful and colorful garden of tulips. They are gorgeous.

  8. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    So glad you didn’t get the frost! A lovely shot of your tulips.

  9. Happyone Says:

    What a beautiful tulip garden. Glad you didn’t any frost.

  10. imac Says:

    Nice showing George.

  11. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    Oh those Tulips are lovely.I would love to tip toe along beside them with my camera in hand.:)
    Blessings,Ruth

  12. Rose Says:

    Beautiful, George!

  13. Linnea Says:

    Really gorgeous flowerbed and wonderful tulips. They’re such lovely flowers,especially when they’re yours!

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