Friday, May 17, 2013

A Tribute To Tulips

A tulip doesn't strive to impress anyone.

It doesn't struggle
to be different than a rose.

It doesn't have to.

It is different.

And there's room in the garden
for every flower.

You didn't have to struggle
to make your face different
from anyone else's on earth.

It just is.

You are unique
because you are created that way.

Look at little children in kindergarten.

They're all different
without trying to be.

As long as they're unselfconsciously being themselves,

They can't help but shine!

Quote by: Marianne Williamson


  1. Beautiful tulips, I love them all!
    Here in my garden the tulip season is well and truly over, I have only Fosteriana tulips and they are very early - although they were very late this year, if that makes sense :-)
    Have a great week-end, take care, Helene.

  2. As tulipas é uma flor admirada por todas as pessoas que gostam de flores, sendo a Holanda o maior produtor das lindas flores e exportador mundial,é contributo importante para a economia Holandesa, assim sendo, a tulipa para alem de da sua enorme beleza e apreciada em todo o mundo, tem como função a importante contribuição económica.

  3. Bonsoir et merci merci pour tes fleurs
    j'aime beaucoup les tulipes et chez toi elles sont très belles
    je me demande comment je ferai si je devais choisir une seule fleur
    ce n'est pas possible
    ici elles ne sont plus là alors il faudra attendre encore et encore
    Passe une belle soirée

  4. You are absolutely right!
    Consciousness brings problems!
    We should remove all mirror in our houses! LOL!
    Each time I visit your blog, your photos are ever more stunning!
    What a beautiful subject these tulips, I can only imagine how gorgeous your garden must look!
    Cheers, Rosemary!

  5. Lovely Tulip photos. My mum is upset by Badgers, because they forced through strong fence so they can get to the Tulips! Funny ain't it.

  6. Great pictures! I love tulips and today I took some pictures of them as well. Happy gardening, Rosemary!

  7. Tulips are my absolute favourite flowers and you captured them magnificently.
    You have a great variety of tulips in the garden. What a treat! Thank you so much!
    Looks so sunny on your pictures, another treat.

  8. heerlijke log zoveel verschillend en toch allemaal het zelfde.

  9. Really tribute ... and deserve!
    Congrats, Rosemary!

  10. BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!
    I love tulips.
    I wish you have a nice weekend.
    I send you a kiss.

  11. It is true: you can't compare the beauty of one flower with another. They are all uniquely beautiful. Have a great long weekend Rosemary!

  12. Każdy kwiat jest inny, a tulipany wśród nich są piekne. Pozdrawiam.
    Each flower is different, and tulips among them are beautiful. Yours.

  13. Son preciosos los tulipanes y espectaculares tus fotos!
    Un abrazo y feliz fin de semana!!

  14. Excelentes macros de belas flores....

  15. Words from a clever woman and super beautiful tulips ! Wish you a nice weekend.

  16. How I love tulips and these individuals are beautiful. I can't grow them well because of deer and voles, so I love seeing yours. The reds with those clear white ones are my favorites by far!

  17. Woow, your photos are lovely! I like all of them but especially the second one. Thank you for your sweet comment! Have a good weekend:)

  18. Gorgeous photos, Rosemary. I love how you capture flowers!!!

  19. Tulips are one of my favourites but we can't plant them here so I shall just enjoy them from your photos. You did them justice.

  20. i love all ur posts,....they r simply natural.......i love them all.....mind following my blog too.....?

  21. Oh, those are luscious! I like the way the light comes through.

  22. Well done Rosemarie,
    lovely to see this beautiful spring tulips look SUPER!

  23. Lovely close ups of tulips. I think I have the yellow and red varieties you picture.

  24. Beautiful Photos! Would love for you to share at Simple & Sweet Fridays. New Follower!

    Take Care,

  25. Nice pictures of some beautiful tulips :)

  26. Rosemary that's a beautiful quote!
    Your tulip photos are exquisite. I so love tulips.....

  27. Beautiful tulips! Nothing brings out the feeling of spring like tulips! I love the quote you true about the kindergartens and a great reminder for the rest of us!

  28. How gorgeous your tulips are! Mine have all finished flowering here, so it's nice to be reminded of their beauty.

  29. No more words to add to this quote. The tulips are awesome at the morning, day and evening. I love your picture with white tulips and sun rays going through their petals!

  30. It is extraordinary how you suddenly go from winter into summer in Canada, almost cutting our spring. It seems no time at all since you were showing the ducks skating around on the water and now here you are surrounded by a blaze of different brilliant colours.

  31. Fabulous outlook, and I thank all the images. hug

  32. Spectacular pictures of tulips, Rosemary -- so pretty and fresh. And such a beautiful beautiful quote to go along with! No wonder, they both have blended together wonderfully well. Loved this post, wish you a wonderful day! :)

  33. What a lovely quote... I'd like to share that with my daughter. Gorgeous photos of my favorite flower. I am a new follower.

  34. Hello Rosemary,
    Very wonderful shots!! Really amazing to see these brightly colors of the tulps. You've photographed them very well!!

    Many greetings,


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