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Saturday Sun 2

A bright carpet of newly opened tulips leaning towards the sun in the Parc de Bagatelle.

Florist’s hyacinths, starting to go wild.  The naturalised bulbs send up a mix of large, densely packed flower heads and loose spikes closer to wild bluebells.   19 more words

Parks & Gardens

The Best Places to See the Cherry Blossoms in Dublin

I hope I’m not jinxing it by it saying it out loud or rather writing it here but it feels like Spring is finally in the air. 531 more words


Evening Reflections

The sky cleared just before sunset yesterday.  In Parc Martin Luther King the ponds doubled the evening light, reflecting the bare branches of the trees among the new shoots of the flag irises emerging from the water. 94 more words

Parks & Gardens

An open letter to the people responsible for trampling our park plants

By Jorge Garcia

During the last week of February 2017, HOA President Raul Telles announced an offer on Facebook for any family in the community willing to volunteer to plant a red yucca at our large park on Megan St. 330 more words


Annevoie Gardens: Water water everywhere, and not a pump in sight

My first thought on entering Annevoie Gardens was “I wonder how many electric water pumps are used here?”

You’d probably ask the same question, as the gardens are filled with fountains, jets and cascades, which surely – you would think – need numerous heavy-duty, submersible electric pumps? 817 more words