One of the first signs of spring at Longwood Gardens

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One of the first signs of spring at Longwood Gardens

In Maryland, we welcome the sight of daffodils as a sure sign of spring. I took this picture while visiting Orchid Extravaganza in the Conservatory at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. I'm hoping to see many daffodils in Kentlands as the weather warms up in Gaithersburg, MD.

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Roy and Dolores Kelley visited Longwood Gardens on Saturday, February 12. 2011 to see the Orchid Extravaganza in the Conservatory. A wonderful world class exhibit. Canon PowerShot G11 camera. Photograph by Roy Kelley. Please contact us for information on homes for sale in Montgomery County, Maryland.

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Joshua Zargari
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Beautiful.

Mar 05, 2011 05:23 AM #1
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Roy Kelley
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Thanks, Joshua. Have a great weekend!

 Life is good when there is lavender in the garden.

Mar 05, 2011 06:24 AM #2
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Ann Allen Hoover
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Love, Love, LOVE this!  Blue hydrangeas are my favorite (they remind my of my grandmother's garden) and they make a great backdrop for that perfect daffodil.  I wish I could take photos like that!

Mar 05, 2011 06:43 AM #3
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Roy Kelley
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Thanks, Ann. You are correct. Most of the time we do not find background flowers in blue.

  Life is good when there are flowers to photograph.

Mar 05, 2011 06:55 AM #4
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Dawn Crawley
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I hope it warms up soon so you can have your own daffodils in your yard and/or neighborhood!

Mar 05, 2011 08:45 AM #5
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Roy Kelley
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Good evening Dawn. Thanks for stopping by. We're wishful for an early spring.

 Life is good when there are flowers to photograph.

Mar 05, 2011 10:15 AM #6
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Mary-kay Canfield and Chris Canfield
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Hi Roy - In Connecticut we have many daffodil festivals.  I just hope that it is possible for the poor things to make it up out of the ground! 

Mar 05, 2011 12:54 PM #7
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Roy Kelley
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Hi Chris:  Be sure to post pictures from those daffodil festivals.

 Life is good when there are flowers to photograph!

 

Mar 05, 2011 01:10 PM #8
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Linda D. Pufford
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Roy,

I love daffodils... and the color combination is exquisite!!!  These colors of yellow, white, and blue are the colors in my kitchen.  They brighten up my morning even if the weather is less then sunny.  Your photo brighten up my day... thanks!

Mar 05, 2011 03:48 PM #9
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Carol Zingone
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Network Realty - Jacksonville Beach, FL
Global Realtor in Jax Beach, FL - ABR, CRS, CIPS

Roy - we typically have a big garden and flower show, I'll have to check when it is this year.

Mar 05, 2011 11:34 PM #10
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Rob Thomas
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Good Morning Roy.....That's a great shot...perfect color!
Hope you have a great day!---Rob

Mar 05, 2011 11:58 PM #11
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Roy Kelley
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Good morning to all. We have a rainy day in Maryland and it is a good time to take our thoughts to the flowers of spring.

 Life is very good when there are daffodils to photograph.

Mar 06, 2011 12:17 AM #12
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Steve Hoffacker
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Roy,

Daffodils are a very welcome sight after a long winter. Beautiful! :)

Steve

Mar 06, 2011 07:08 AM #13
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Roy Kelley
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Thanks, Steve. We have a very rainy day in Maryland. Hopefully, the moisture will help the daffodils as they seek an early spring appearance.

 Life is good when there are flowers to photograph!

Mar 06, 2011 08:59 AM #14
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Jim Frimmer
HomeSmart Realty West - San Diego, CA
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I hope you don’t mind that I’ve been camping out in your blog looking at all the beautiful pictures. Here’s one that I took a couple of days ago of some irises, which we don't see very often here:

Irises in San Diego

Mar 08, 2011 01:34 PM #15
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Roy Kelley
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Thanks for sharing the beautiful irises. I really like the color.

 Life is good when there are flowers to photograph.

Mar 08, 2011 01:47 PM #16
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Roy Kelley
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We have a beautiful day in Maryland and Dolores is heading to the golf course at Montgomery Country Club.

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