Thursday, August 21, 2014

SKYWATCH FRIDAY



Norfolk Botanical Garden, Virginia, photos taken in the first week of July this year.  The blooming trees are Crepe Myrtle.









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Happy SkyWatch Friday!


36 comments:

HansHB said...

Beautiful serie of sky-photos!

TexWisGirl said...

very beautiful!

Amy said...

very pretty where you live!

carol l mckenna said...

Divine clouds in the rich blue sky juxtaposed against the beautiful landscape ~ Great shots for SWF!

artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

Janet Shaw said...

Nice Shots!

Lew said...

Beautiful sky and greenry you have!

Carver said...

Lovely blue sky and flowering trees.

eileeninmd said...

Denise, lovely skies and beautiful blooms.. I love the crepe myrtle..Happy Skywatching!

Rose said...

I always love a blue, blue sky like this!

schmidleysscribblins.com said...

Beautiful photos.... Where were you?

Arija said...

Denise, what are the two flowering trees in the first pic.? Crepe Myrtle??
Love those little clouds dotting the sky.

William Kendall said...

Gorgeous!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I might have told you before how much I love crape myrtle -- a flowering tree we'd never seen until we traveled through your part of the country one summer. I was (and still am) in awe of its beauty -- especially lovely against those blue beautiful skies.

Betsy Adams said...

How do you expect me to look at the beautiful sky when I am looking at that gorgeous crepe myrtle?????? ha ha

Awesome photos.
Hugs,
Betsy

Stephanie said...

Oh my, these are lovely!

Elephant's Child said...

Glorious skies - and I really like your new header too.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

I love those big ole Crepe Myrtle trees. They are doing really well here in Tulsa.

Felicia said...

gotta love those blue skies and puffy whites. beautiful images Denise.

Karen said...

Beautiful blue skies!

Diane AZ said...

What a beautiful place, I love the crepe myrtle trees!

Photo Cache said...

simply beautiful. lots of greens. so soothing.

ladyfi said...

WHat pretty shots. That tree is lovely!

Jim said...

Beautiful.
Sydney – City and Suburbs

Rose ~ from Oz said...

Crepe myrtles are lovely! My granny had all colours lining the boundary of her property. They looked smashing when blooming.

ZielonaMila said...

Beautiful photos, beautiful place:) Greetings

Mike @ A Bit About Britain said...

Just lovely.

Roy Norris said...

The flowering tree looks a bit like our Lilac Denise.

HansHB said...

Beautiful!

Sandra said...

so beautiful i love the crepe myrtle and the last photo is my fav today... i like the tilted angle.

Jennifer A. Jilks said...

I just love the trees when in blossom. It's such a short period of time!
(ツ) from Cottage Country Ontario , ON, Canada!

Willow said...

These are indeed BEAUTIFUL sky shots !

SeagullSuzie said...

We've had some fabulous skies here too, always love the fluffy white clouds, I think they make the sky so interesting.

Gail Dixon said...

Such vibrant blue skies! So lovely. I'll bet it wasn't too hot then either. We're sweltering here. Ugh.

Linda@arichtapestry said...

Beautiful sky and view of the park with the pink flowered myrtle tree.

Kay said...

This looks like such a lovely garden to walk through. What a beautiful day.

Marie said...

Oh, brings back such wonderful memories! LOVE that place! great photos, Denise.

Glad you are enjoying the trip to CO on my blog!