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At last a tulip has opened.

By pentaxpatty
Hello and good morning to one and all.

At last a tulip has opened in the garden, a few are bashed down with the snow but I am sure I planted a lot and they might come if the rain stops and we get a few hours of sunshine.

Thank you all so much for your wonderful comments and votes and very special user awards , you are all so kind. A special mention to Kate and Phil (overthehillphil) and Lin sweetpea for their treasured awards.

Have a good day today.

Love and light Patty xxSmileSmile

Tags: Macro lens Flowers and plants Flowers and plants Small gardens Favourite flowers Springtime Pentax k5 Tulips close up

Voters: bliba, PatriciaWilson, mike9005 and 33 more

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Comments


4 Apr 2018 8:33AM
perfect focusing for this survivor, great colors too

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4 Apr 2018 8:55AM
Beautiful Patty,
Fred.
4 Apr 2018 9:14AM
Very nice dof Patty and lovely colours.
I have a pot full of tulips which I thought would look nice together. Red, / yellow and red / and mainly yellow with a touch of red. Unfortunately, the plain red have bloomed and on their last legs just as the others are ready to open Sad Oh well, the thought was thereSmile

JohnSmile
Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
4 Apr 2018 10:30AM
A wonderful sight Patty lets hope the others bloom. None showing their faces down here.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
4 Apr 2018 11:01AM
Hope you have some sunshine soon to bring out more of these beautiful blooms , superb capture PattySmileSmile
Ian
Irishkate Plus
8 41 115 United Kingdom
4 Apr 2018 11:12AM
So many colours in one bloom and I love that wayward petal!
KateGrin
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 12 England
4 Apr 2018 11:45AM
Perhaps it thinks Spring has arrived, Patty! Grin A beautiful capture, good use of depth of field here too Smile
Trev Smile
Nikonuser1 Plus
7 159 16 United Kingdom
4 Apr 2018 12:20PM
A excellent floral image Patty, mine have buds but no blooms yet SmileSmile

Cliff
Joline Plus
13 30 54 United States
4 Apr 2018 12:57PM
Well worth the wait. It is lovely, and beautifully photographed.
ColleenA Plus
7 419 6 Australia
4 Apr 2018 1:09PM
So pretty, hope Spring turns up soon
Beautifully captured Patty, I hope you have lots more ready to bloom.
Carol
SUE118 Plus
11 8 1 United Kingdom
4 Apr 2018 4:48PM
A most beautiful capture.Smile
taggart Plus
15 47 13 United States
4 Apr 2018 5:15PM
Well, ours are still in the short leaves stage-- wicked cold wind today and snow predicted for the weekend????

Your tulip is BEAUTIFUL!
danbrann 14 640 17
4 Apr 2018 6:28PM
Tulips are rather scare here in Northumberland. We even had a bit more snow today.
Danny
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
4 Apr 2018 6:59PM
A beauty too
Ju
4 Apr 2018 8:53PM
A superb shot Patty. Cathy
capto Plus
7 5.7k 11 United Kingdom
4 Apr 2018 10:46PM
The first of many I hope.Smile
ivor
Chinga Plus
8 3 1 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2018 12:51AM
Happy to reach 30! Your tulip is beautiful Patty... Very eye pleasing floral!
Excellent work! Isabel GrinGrin
Top tulip Patty

Phil
12 Apr 2018 12:09PM
Beautifully captured PattySmile

Danny

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