Monday, June 8, 2015

Parliamentary Flower Beds

Tulip beds can also be found on Parliament Hill. These three shots are along the west lawn in front of Centre Block. 






37 comments:

  1. Your second photo is stunning, William!

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  2. Nice shots! The flowers make the building look cheerful.

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  3. Scream: JUNE! I love your boldness with the colors!



    ALOHA from Honolulu,
    ComfortSpiral
    =^..^=

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  4. Flowers and politicians...

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  5. Nice views of the parliament building.

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  6. Love how the tulip colours fringe the taller greens and the delightful buildings watch over it all.

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  7. Parliamentary Flower Beds...... not that has a nice ring to it!

    Janis
    GDP

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  8. love that angle - very cool. that building is spectacular!! ( :

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  9. Nothing like these beautiful tulips to brighten the morning!

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  10. really pretty photos, william!

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  11. I've been wondering about tulips on the hill. Now I know.

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  12. @Linda: thank you!

    @Linda: they certainly do.

    @Cloudia: thanks!

    @VP: there's a story about a PM who didn't want flowers planted, he went off on a trip, someone planted the flowers, and when they came up, he thought it was brilliant.

    @Halcyon: very much so.

    @Revrunner: I do like getting the buildings in the frame.

    @Gemma: the gardeners on the Hill do good work.

    @Janis: thank you!

    @Norma: they certainly are cheerful!

    @Tex: thank you!

    @Red: they've been a tradition on the Hill for a long time.

    @Luis: thanks!

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  13. I like the way these beds are shaped along the lawn.

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  14. Nice shots again, William, I specially like the curved lines of these tulip beds.

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  15. Wouldn't it be nice if they bloomed all summer? such a treat.

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  16. The building adds so much to these tulips. The curve has it!

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  17. A perfect setting for such beautiful tulips!

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  18. Wow, this is really gorgeous! The building, lush green and tulips, they all make such a beautiful scenery together!

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  19. @Sharon: so do I.

    @Jan: me too!

    @Judy: unfortunately they never last long.

    @Birdman: it is much appreciated.

    @Cheryl: indeed!

    @Tamago: they do.

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  20. Love that first shot, William!

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  21. Pretty photos, William, like esp the 2nd!

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  22. The red and white looks very pretty against the green hedge and grass.

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  23. Looking over your recent photos it seems that you have shown us so many varieties of tulips. They are gorgeous. Nice architecture in the top shot too.

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  24. Wow just how many tulips are there, has anyone ever counted. Beautiful colours again...

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  25. I love the angle of the second photo, very good.

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  26. @RedPat: thanks!

    @Karl: that seems to be the consensus shot.

    @Pamela: they stand out so well.

    @Marleen: I will have to remember that one for the best of the year.

    @Lauren: they certainly are beautiful!

    @Geoff: and here we're almost at the end!

    @Gill: thank you!

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  27. Beautiful, beautiful tulips! One day I'll manage to see them for real! Thanks for sharing.

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  28. Wonderful perspective in these images William.

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  29. I'll bet the Ottawa public gardeners are total experts on the subject of tulips!

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  30. What a beautiful hill. Nice perspective.

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