Consider The Lilies Of The Field

Usually I “look at the birds of the air,”  but since the flowers in my yard are blooming beautifully, today we’ll “consider the lilies of the field.”  I have to confess,  I know very little about flower names; I tend to call them “the pretty purple flower” or the “bright yellow flower.”  My hubby is the one with the greater gardening expertise.  I guess you could say we are a “Birds and Blooms” kind of couple.

Here are ten flowers that currently make me oooh and aaah.  I have a feeling more will be making an appearance in the days ahead.










Surely “Solomon in all his glory was not dressed as beautifully as they are.” (Matthew6:29)

About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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16 Responses to Consider The Lilies Of The Field

  1. Kathy, your photos — as usual — prove the adage that a picture can be worth a thousand words. 🙂

    • kathydoremus says:

      The neighbors probably think I am a tad crazy when they see me lying in the grass twisting my body into crazy yoga positions to get a better shot. 🙂

  2. Jill Kuhn says:

    Such beauty to behold! Thank you for sharing your awesome photos! Your colors are so vivid! WOW!!!

  3. Jodi says:

    such beautiful photos! Lovely perennials!

  4. Kathy, you’ve outdone yourself yet again. You really need to be in that magazine!!!

  5. Ann Fitzpatrick says:

    Lovely flowers, wonderful photos! Thanks for sharing!

  6. Nancy Doremus says:

    Kathy, please ask hubby if #4 – the red stickly looking one is Bee Balm. Thanks!

  7. Positively gorgeous!! What a delight! I can see why you are oohing and ahhing! We put in coneflower and black-eyed Suzan’s that I am anxiously awaiting to flower. Unfortunately, the bunnies seem to have a taste for black-eyed Suzan’s and keep nibbling them away, despite hubby spraying them with some form of repellant. 🙂

    These are all stunning close-ups. I especially admire the first one from behind.

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