When HeyJude suggested this topic, my hopes were not high of having any pictures of blue buildings in my archives, but I did find a few, assuming turquoise counts. These are all from the colourful Southern States of America. Continue reading “Travel Word’s Life In Colour Challenge: Blue Buildings”
Blue Flowers: Life and Art
Regular readers will know of my fascination with blue poppies (meconopsis). My timing has been out and I’ve only seen the odd one or two this year so here’s a picture from Harlow Carr last year.
Sightings of delphiniums are always very welcome too, be they stocky little spires or towering ones. The lovely folk word ‘bee’ describes the petals at centre of each floret. The stocky delphiniums above have white bees and the ones below, lavender-blue ones.
This year hasn’t been a flower dearth – far from it. Rosemoor provided me with as many flowers as I could hope for, even setting aside the roses I shared a fortnight ago. and even though my capacity to hope for flowers is huge. Continue reading “Blue Flowers”
The Only Magic I Still Believe…
From the Baylor Street Art Wall in Austin, Texas, shared for Becky’s Month of Blue Squares.
Zinging The Blues: Chihuly Art Glass
I’ve written before about the inspired partnering of plants with art glass at Chihuly Garden and Glass, Seattle. Here are some more pictures with a blue theme, shared for Becky’s March Squares.