My World: Blossoms to Welcome Us Home

Our front yard, Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. May 7, 2011.

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.

Betsy and I came home to a yard full of color, thanks to the wet Spring we had here on the Plateau.  The grass was green, the iris were still blooming (they had started before we left for the beach), the azaleas in the front yard were putting on a show, and the roses were full of buds and blossoms.  All in all it was a beautiful welcome home.

Both of these pictures can be enlarged by clicking on them, but if you do that please don’t look too closely.  The grass desperately needs to be mowed.  I guess that’s my welcome home.

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20 Responses to “My World: Blossoms to Welcome Us Home”

  1. Mildred Says:

    What a welcome sight that must have been, George. Glad you had a nice and safe trip.

  2. Neal Says:

    That is really beautiful. You must spend a lot of time working in the yard.

  3. Linda G. Says:

    I’ve said this before. You have a beautiful garden and home.

  4. diane Says:

    This beauty doesn’t happen all by itself.You must have put hours of work into your garden to produce these beautiful flowers. Well done.

  5. Rose Says:

    I did not even notice the grass…I clicked before reading and the flowers are all one really notices.

  6. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    What a fabulous welcome.

  7. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    A delightful welcome indeed! Such gorgeous flowers and colors! Thanks for a lovely look at your world, George!

    Sylvia

  8. ladyfi Says:

    What a lovely sight to come home to!

  9. Sandra Says:

    a beautiful sight to see when you drive up. that first shot is a really good view of your home and all the beauty that surrounds it. phooey on cutting the grass, but i know it is worth it.

  10. MCH Says:

    I love your house. What a beauty and blessing. I wouldn’t mind living there. The woods, the flowers…

  11. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    I told Betsy I think some of your yard pictures are just as good as the ones at Biltmore!

  12. Carletta Says:

    It’s lovely George – even with the tall grass!
    We came home to very high grass as well. Almost hay as one buddy said. Hubs has it all mowed now but it took two days. 🙂

  13. busy bee suz Says:

    How nice it that to come home to such beauty greeting you??? All your hard work has paid off George!

  14. Karin Says:

    Thanks for sharing these lovely photos of your yard! We’ve got no color yet so they did my heart good!

  15. Loren Says:

    What a wonderful welcome home !! I can just see the smile on your face! You have just done an amazing job with your garden…so much love sown into your yard…no wonder it is soo beautiful!!

    Thank you so much for your prayers today! It means so much!!

  16. Rajesh Says:

    Beautiful place with lovely garden.

  17. Linda Says:

    Your yard is just beautiful!

    Linda
    http:coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com

  18. Kathy Says:

    Oh my goodness!! You certainly did come home to that ovation of color!! Is the rose on the left Dolly Parton?

  19. sartenada Says:

    Paradise, absolutely! It seems to be so beautiful that one can forget all of his troubles there.

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