Friday, September 23, 2011

Blooms from Normandy

Fall in Normandy means flowers at harvest time. 
I am amazed at how flowers are part of the essence of living here.

Many, many dahlias in their glory...

along with Mother Nature's creatures...

both beautiful and humble.

The colors explode, especially against the foil of the indigenous stone.

What is going on in your fall gardens?


  1. Annie, did you go to Normandy?? are we talking France? Love the dahlias!
    XXX Ido

  2. The last image with the purple dahlias behind the gate - just wonderful!
    Enjoy your time in Normany!

    A tres bientôt,

  3. Hi Dear Annie
    I hope you're having a fabulous time..I'm sure you are.. and your shots are wonderful and make me wish I were back there... Looking forward to all you are have to share.. Have fun.. xxx Julie

  4. Thank you for the autumn photos. Each season has a gift for us.....the flowers are beautiful. I'm sure you are enjoying your vacation........France is full of beauty as well as generous, warm hearted and good-humoured people.

  5. Stunning! Nothing is happening in my Dallas garden because the drought and extreme heat killed it off. There is always next year...

  6. So glad to see you while you're here in Normandy Ann, love your pictures of our valley

  7. I wanted to let you know your post was
    so beautiful that it is featured on
    WebGarden today. Our readers enjoy
    getting ideas and inspiration. I hope
    many will follow your blog after visiting.
    Thanks for sharing your gardening talents!
    ~Brooke (CreativeCountryMom)
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  8. thanks for this beautiful trip, full of color!

    a big hello from Madrid,

  9. Hi Annie, what beautiful pictures. Thanks for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris



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