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Tuesday, 15 October 2013

15 October






morning sunlight through the kitchen window

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i have brought the geraniums indoors to overwinter

they are set up all over the house and litter the floors with their petals


it is a small price to pay for such cheerful and colorful beauty



 we shall have few flowers till spring

so i am loathe to sweep them up

but let them stay as they lay

all tiny droplets of bright beauty

on the wooden floor 

in the sunlight









21 comments:

  1. smiles...i like the thought of letting so petals linger so that warmer days and their fragrance can carry you a bit further....

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  2. This is beautiful! I've been raising Monarch's since spring, on my dining room table. So I know what you speak in terms of the mess and the small price to pay! ;)

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  3. Very pretty! I never bring mine in, they don't make it because the light is not good enough. Good luck with yours this winter!

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  4. So pretty! I love how soft and muted this image looks. Lovely, friend!

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  5. I love the morning light shining through, wonderful edit.

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  6. Wonderful sentiment.. I am inspired to welcome petals on the floor over the long winter, too. :)

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  7. love the gauzy linen effect...savor those last blooms...

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  8. Beautiful. Looks like a wonderful watercolor painting.

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  9. The texture you added here has enhanced the shot!
    Lovely!

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  10. The texture edit draws out the beauty of these flowers. This is a lovey photo!

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  11. Such a lovely photo and edit of the Geraniums. I will miss mine but bringing them inside with cats around who eat plants is a big no-no.

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  12. I never tried to save my geraniums over the winter. I may try this winter as my garage has a window and they would get light and some watering from time to time.

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  13. I like your attitude about the fallen petals. :)

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  14. BEautiful. We brought in rosemary, I know it will be fine. We'll see what comes of the parsley experiment.

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  15. It has been so long since I have grown geraniums - I need to remember them next year. Your photo is beautiful!

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  16. Oh I didn't even know you could bring them in and I love the idea of the petals as they are..but then my cats eat everything... I like the texture you used too..Thank you for linking into this week's Nature Notes...Michelle

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  17. Beautiful edit of the geraniums.

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