Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Flower Beds

 Today I feature random tulips from places around the city. These two are taken at churches in the Glebe.


Here we have the front garden of a Lowertown home.


This garden is in Centretown.


Planters with tulips can be found in the courtyards of the Byward Market.


These are in Confederation Park.


For today I finish in the Glebe with these shots. Central Park runs through the north end of the neighbourhood. Some of these may have been planted by human hands. But I suspect the work of squirrel gardeners, especially with tulips on the wooded slope.

32 comments:

  1. ...thanks for the update from Tulip Town.

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  2. Tulips are nothing if not ubiquitous.

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  3. Whether en masse or one or two, tulips are so pretty ­čîĚ

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  4. I never thought of putting tulips in boxes. Great idea though.

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  5. @Italiafinlandia: lots more.

    @Tom: you're welcome.

    @David: quite true.

    @Grace: I agree.

    @Marie: it's common here.

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  6. The colourful tulips are great for brightening up the gardens.

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  7. Lovely floral beds of flowers ~ Happy Week to You ~ Xo

    Living moment by moment,

    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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  8. Tulips are great but some of us make lousy gardeners.

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  9. It really looks like spring.

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  10. Critters do like to do a bit of gardening.
    Are you sure the theme is 'When I can travel again'? How did you find out as I can find no info about it on the CDP site.

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  11. If I lived there, I would certainly want some in my yard.

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  12. Lovely photos, those little pop-up gardens are a real treat to see.

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  13. Makes me wonder why we sometimes refer to these as tulip "beds". Is it because the bulbs remain dormant through the winter? That's the only reason I can think of.

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  14. They add so much colour to the gardens people have.

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  15. @Francisco: thanks.

    @Magiceye: they do.

    @Nancy: very much so.

    @Carol: thank you.

    @Red: I would.

    @Orvokki: indeed.

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  16. @RedPat: critters are like that. It's on the CDP facebook page, along with two themes beyond that. I'll leave a comment asking that the website be updated.

    @Sharon: so many do.

    @Maywyn: they really are.

    @Jeanie: they're pretty.

    @Revrunner: that's likely.

    @Bill: indeed.

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  17. Thanks! I'm not on Facebook. You are a good organizer!

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  18. Tulips always make gardens more colorful and beautiful.

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  19. Love tulips no matter what species of gardener plants them! We had four pink tulips show up in the edging around our tiny apartment patio. I am pretty sure that the human yard service the complex employs would not bother with that and we have a lot of squirrels. Yay for them, they do good work and are entertaining besides.

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  20. Most gardeners seem to plant tulips in your area. I have been inspired and am getting some bulbs for my garden.

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  21. All the tulips look great planted in all the different areas!!

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  22. @RedPat: you're welcome.

    @Jan: yes they do.

    @Sallie: squirrels are very busy gardeners.

    @Gemel: I think locals seeing the tulips in spring inspires them to buy bulbs for planting in the fall.

    @Happyone: tulips do cheer one up.

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  23. Breathing in all your beauty! Thanks

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  24. Love those pretty reds. :-)

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  25. Lovely to see all those beautiful tulips. They certainly brighten up a day, thanks William.

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  26. Wonderful to view everyone’s flowers and especially the single red tulip which I also have a random red tulip growing in lots of unexpected places!

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  27. @Cloudia: you're welcome.

    @Joanne: me too.

    @DJan: they do.

    @Denise: you're welcome.

    @Karen: thank you.

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