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Thursday, April 12, 2012

THEN AND NOW

Then. ( 2/25/08) Remember what snow looked like back in the day?
Now, or at least last Sunday in the Conservatory Garden, Central Park.
(Click on any photo to enlarge)

The two allees of flowering crab apple trees at peak bloom.
As a girl, this is what I thought Fairyland looked like.Tired of crabapples in bloom? Admire the bulb display. Next fall I must order 300 grape hyacinth to startle the larger bulbs in my tree wells .
Head north to the Harlem Meer, and see who's sunning themselves...and



3 comments:

Ellen Spector Platt said...

This from Diane H. The photos are great. I like the contrast "then and now," and the layout is well done as always.

Ellen Spector Platt said...

This from Betsy W. "What a beautiful way begin a day of garden clean-up, sipping a cup of hot tea and strolling down an allee of blooming crab apples in Central Park on Easter morning..
It makes me smile just to think about it."

Garden Duchess said...

hope you don't mind, Ellens, but I included your NYBG orchid show review in blog post update.
You are the best!
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