Blossom XLVI: Snowdrops and Iris

Iris histrioides ‘George’ is blooming today, the first Iris of spring.


“A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in-
-what more could he ask?
A few flowers at his feet
and above him the stars.”
Victor Hugo


Galanthus elwesii


“Nobody sees a flower – really –
it is so small it takes time
– we haven’t time –
and to see takes time,
like to have a friend takes time.”

Georgia O’Keeffe



“If you want love to blossom in your heart,
just sit in the garden,
and watch the flowers grow.”
Anthony T. Hincks



“I must have flowers, always, and always.”
Claude Monet


Galanthus ‘Sam Arnott’ with Helleborus


Woodland Gnome 2019



All the flowers of all the tomorrows
are in the seeds of today”
Robin Craig Clark



“Love speaks in flowers.
Truth requires thorns.”
Leigh Bardugo


Mahonia aquifolium



About woodlandgnome

Lifelong teacher and gardener.

7 responses to “Blossom XLVI: Snowdrops and Iris

  1. Hugo, okeeffe and money quotes (with some new ones too) well I was on close quote heaven for a minute – and each flower photo had an interest of its own….

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