My World: Spring Is Busting Out All Over

Our front yard, Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. April 12, 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.

My new camera allows me to capture most of our front yard in a single picture.  I took the picture above was taken yesterday afternoon from the road in front of our house.  Our pink dogwood tree is on the left and one of our redbud trees is on the right.  The containers along the driveway contain roses and you can make out two of our rose beds on either side of the driveway near the house and flagpole.

Our pink dogwood tree, Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. April 12, 2010.

This picture of the dogwood tree branches was taken from the front of the house looking toward the road.

One of our redbud trees, Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. April 12, 2010.

I also took this picture of the redbud tree from the front of the house.  It’s near the road, but it the prettiest of the two redbud trees that we have.

Our side flower bed, Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. April 12, 2010.

Betsy and I built this flower bed a couple of years ago to handle an erosion problem on the side of the house.  Now we’re enjoying these tulips.  The house in the background is on the other side of the fairway.

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20 Responses to “My World: Spring Is Busting Out All Over”

  1. Rose Says:

    You guys are sure reaping the rewards of your labor with all that beauty! Dogwoods and redbuds are just gorgeous.

  2. busy bee suz Says:

    So beautiful. I bet all the neighbors love you guys for putting on such a color show!!!

  3. NCMountainwoman Says:

    Wow! Spring has really popped out there. We’re greening up nicely and downtown trees are blooming. Yeah for spring.

  4. Fishing Guy Says:

    George: So wonderful to see all the color.

  5. Willa Says:

    I love those purple tree.

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  6. Darla Says:

    George you are quickly catching up with all of the color in your gardens/yard. My husband bought me a small pink dogwood last year and it’s just now leafing out…I enlarged your first photo…beautiful!

  7. MaryBeth Says:

    George, your yard is lovely. Great rewards for hard work or a labor of love. I think I will get a small pink dogwood for a new area up by the road at my house. MB

  8. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    How very lovely your yard, trees and flowers are, George! Such gorgeous colors! I know you’re enjoying your new camera! Scenes like these make the long wait for spring worthwhile! Have a great week!


  9. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    Your yard is picture perfect with all that beauty.I am glad I can see it through your camera lens.

  10. Regina Says:

    Such a lovely world. Love the pink blooms.
    Thank you for sharing.

  11. Rajesh Says:

    Beautiful place. Very lovely flowers.

  12. Shey Says:

    You live in such an amazing place surrounded with breathtaking colors. Very nice.

  13. carolynUSA Says:

    I would LOVE to visit Tennessee in the spring or fall! Beautiful!

  14. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    That last redbud picture is absolutly spectacular! It almost glows!

  15. Happyone Says:

    Redbud trees are so pretty. We have lots of them around here too.

  16. Cheryl Says:

    Oh how beautiful your home and lawn is! I like how you solved the erosion problem with such a pretty solution!

  17. Pam Says:

    Your yard is absolutely stunning with all the trees and flowers in bloom, George. Its not easy to keep it that gorgeous. You do a fantastic job…with a little help from your sweetheart.

  18. ewok1993 Says:

    wow your front yard looks like a park. how could you do any housework with all these beauty surrounding you in your own yard 😀

    i’m guessing all these blooms is keeping you in good spirit.

  19. Carletta Says:

    My redbud and dogwood and apple and cherry trees are all out. I wish we could have the bloom all summer long, don’t you?
    You yard is lovely George.

  20. Mary Says:

    All of your trees and flowers really look great. You two do a lot of work and have a gorgeous yard to show for it.

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