Tag Archives: flowers

  1. Flower Friday ~ Last peach blossoms

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    Friday 06 May, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  2. Flower Friday ~ Double Pink

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    Friday 22 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  3. Flower Friday ~ This morning’s roses

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    Friday 15 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Taken an hour ago, here are some of the rose beds. With spring providing cool nights, occasional rain and sunny …
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  4. Flower Friday ~ Blossom; never enough

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    Friday 01 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

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  5. Flower Friday ~ Mountain colours

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    Friday 25 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Here in the West Taurus mountains, we have plenty to roam, with pine forested peaks as far as the eye can …
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  6. Flower Friday ~ Plum tree blossom

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    Friday 18 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Here are some not-so-close-up images of the plum trees which are in full blossom right now. At night it actually …
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  7. Broccoli plants

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    Saturday 12 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    A little while ago we saw these beautiful flowers, and Joanne from My Life Lived Full mentioned wanting to see …
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  8. Flower Friday ~ More Apricot Blossom

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    Friday 11 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  9. Flower Friday ~ Wild beauty

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    Friday 04 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  10. Flower Friday ~ First Apricot

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    Friday 26 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Taken just a few minutes ago… This is the very first of the beautiful flowers that blossom on the apricot …
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  11. Flower Friday ~ Spring has arrived

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    Friday 19 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    (courtesy of a good friend who visiting our farm)

  12. Weekly Photo Challenge: Life Imitates Art (I)

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    Friday 12 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My first entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge is an image taken last summer in the northern Turkish province of Edirne, with …
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  13. Weekly Photo Challenge: Vibrant (IV)

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    Monday 01 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My final Weekly Photo Challenge entry is from closer to home, and was taken here is southwest Türkiye. I just loved …
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  14. Flower Friday ~ Sunflower

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    Friday 22 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Taken back in summer 2015, in the endless Sunflower fields of the northern Turkish province of Edirne, which is in Eastern …
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  15. Macro Monday: Poppy base

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    Monday 11 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  16. Flower Friday ~ Flags & Flowers

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    Friday 08 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  17. Flower Friday ~ Summer colours

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    Friday 01 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Bit later than normally posted, but here is my Friday floral offering. For many of us, we are now ‘mid-winter’; …
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  18. Flower Friday Pot

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    Friday 18 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  19. Flower Friday ~ Bitola Balcony

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    Friday 11 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    How about this for a few flowers on your balcony? Taken in the middle of summer in the southern border …
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  20. Flower Friday ~ Ok, it’s another White Hibiscus

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    Friday 04 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

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  21. Flower Friday ~ Yellow Trumpets (Burgmasia)

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    Friday 27 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  22. Flower Friday ~ Monster pink beauty!

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    Friday 20 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    As per usual for me, I have no idea what this is 🙂 It looks like a whopping big rose, …
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  23. Flower Friday ~ Roses are red…

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    Friday 13 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  24. Flower Friday ~ Twins

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    Friday 06 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  25. Flower Friday ~ Another White Hibiscus

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    Friday 30 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  26. Flower Friday ~ Twin Reds

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    Friday 23 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  27. Flower Friday ~ Blue (something)…

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    Friday 16 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Not sure on this one. At first I thought it looked like a blue hydrangea, but like a tiny version. Any …
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  28. Macro Monday: Fly inspects autumn colours

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    Monday 12 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This is my entry for Macro Monday for this week. Hope you all enjoy it! SPIKE

  29. Flower Friday ~ Purple strikes again

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    Friday 09 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This one was taken in the UK a long time ago. Not sure what it is, but the flowers so …
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  30. Flower Friday ~ Bluebell

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    Friday 02 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Simple elegance The humble Bluebell is one of nature’s best examples. Often seen as a mass of blue like a …
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  31. Flower Friday ~ Natural Yellow

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    Friday 25 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  32. Lilac, Purple, & Pink

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    Wednesday 23 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    We all travel through life, experiencing good and bad, meeting new friends, and losing track of others. Many of use …
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  33. Flower Friday ~ Balcony flowers!

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    Friday 18 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Now THAT’S what I call balcony flowers! Perfect shade, courtesy of Mother Nature; with the help of some rather keep …
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  34. Flower Friday ~ Aubergine

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    Friday 11 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Sorry, but Eggplant really isn’t a pretty name. So these are Aubergine flowers. Much nicer, eh? . .

  35. Flower Friday ~ Splash of colour

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    Friday 04 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    In the otherwise drab coloured world of the the Turkish summer, with mostly varying shades of brown, a little splash of …
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  36. Macro Monday: Phlox subulata

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    Monday 31 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This is my entry for Macro Monday for this week. I ‘think it is a spot of Phlox subulata… What …
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  37. Flower Friday ~ Soft red rose

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    Friday 28 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This rose is such a soft and gentle shade of red, don’t you think? .

  38. Ain’t nature simply great?

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    Tuesday 25 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  39. Pale Yellow Hibiscus

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    Sunday 23 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    One day I’ll try a Hibiscus or three in our garden. I know they love the heat, but perhaps it’s a …
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  40. Flower Friday ~ Jujube Flowers

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    Friday 21 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Cute to look at, but that’s as far as I’ll go… . . Remember, the Jujube tree has huge evil …
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  41. Summer roses…

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    Thursday 20 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Roses in summer are almost unheard of for us! Admittedly the weather is far kinder than normal this year with temperatures, …
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  42. Flower Friday ~ Gazania of the day

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    Friday 14 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This gazania has a lovely mixture of colours. It looks like it has been hand painted! . .

  43. Splashes of colour

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    Thursday 13 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Lilies like these now cover all sorts of areas around the farm. Having started out as one small bucket load, …
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  44. Flower Friday ~ Mysterious shrub

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    Friday 07 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This small shrub is an interesting one. In winter it literally looks like a dead twig; in fact, next to …
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  45. Flower Friday ~ Pink success

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    Friday 31 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    One of my favourites…. I lost a few during transplant this spring from established cuttings from two years ago, but …
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  46. Flower Friday ~ Half closed

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    Friday 24 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This pretty little gazania was always like this. It seemed healthy enough, but the petals were always half closed. Strange, …
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  47. Impressive weeds

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    Saturday 18 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    These large yellow bush things are in fact just weeds that appear all over this part of Türkiye. Most of the time …
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  48. Flower Friday ~ Passion weed?

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    Friday 17 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Passion Flower Here it grows like a weed. It gets everywhere… It spreads under the surface… It gets into the trees …
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  49. Flower Friday ~ Love the colours

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    Friday 10 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    . We have a number of different coloured Gazania’s, but this one is a personal favourite. The soft purple against …
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  50. Final pomegranate flowers

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    Sunday 05 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Early July, and we have the final pomegranate flowers…  Should be a fairly good crop again this autumn – can’t …
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