My life is ruled by the seasons and the weather. Sometime I dig dirt. Other times I dig art!
Sunday, March 6, 2011
Forget the Dogs ***
and focus closer. See the fat buds building to burst into full bloom?
Won't be many days before it will look as this one. This is my magnolia tree, a Mother's Day gift from Anna. How it has grown in the past five years. It would have been bigger, but foolish me thought I could shape it and went chop, chop a few times. Yet, I can't let it grow too sprawly now that there is the fence close by to it.
A single bloom
This is the "Jane" Magnolia, having pink flowers. The blooms have a delicious perfume exuding when you get nearby. Only problem is they don't last long enough.
The petals are unsuitable for drying as they turn a brown color. My loss as capturing that perfume was my goal.