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Uploaded: 06/10/22 1:47 AM GMT
The Peony Patch
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This image of the peony patch is from my archives which I shot at our local retirement community a few years ago - not this year however - for the past 2 years the grounds were restricted to the public due to covid so I was not able to take any shots - this year open access was available - I was so excited that I would now be permitted on the grounds to take pics of the newly bloomed peonies - this was not to be - just as the peonies were at their peak we had a series of bad thunder storms and heavy rain - when I did go back to see the peonies, they were all drooped and their petals were missing due to the rain - so enjoy this variety from previous years - You know what they say, there's always next year - As always, I'm wishing everyone at Caedes a Great Weekend


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06/10/22 8:47 AM GMT
Always nice to see the warmer weather has arrived..R.
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06/10/22 9:48 AM GMT
Laura, it's very unfortunate that the weather in your area wasn't cooperative this year to photograph the peonies in their full glory. However, your alternative, a choice from the bin, is very fine. So your weekly Foofy Friday (F) contribution is well chosen. The colorful peony carpet provides us with a festive look.
The persistent wins: so a second chance next year, 😁 !

I wish you a great weekend as well!
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06/10/22 12:50 AM GMT
Oh my how sad about the weather, but like you said there is always next year. In my opinion I'm so happy you brought this one out of your files, it's beautiful! Enjoy your weekend Laura! tigs=^..^=
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06/10/22 3:12 PM GMT
Saved and faved Laura - a gorgeous spring shot!
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07/03/22 10:16 PM GMT
Beautiful capture, we had almost the same happened this year only we had a kind of sleet storm that took them all down. They were beautiful just like yours.
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