The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway ~
My entry for Cee’s FOTD
The earliest known flower arranging dates back to ancient Egypt. Egyptians were decorating with flowers as early as 2,500 BCE. They regularly placed cut flowers in vases, and highly stylized arrangements were used during burials, for processions, and simply as table decorations. Illustrations of arranged flowers have been found on Egyptian carved stone reliefs and painted wall decorations.
Egyptian wall paintings depicting roses have been found in tombs dating from the fifth century B.C. to Cleopatra’s time.
These images of floral decorations were taken during my visit to Keukenhof a couple of years ago. Keukenhof, the best day out among the flowers! Over 7 million bulbs bloom in the spring, with a total of 800 varieties of tulips. A unique, unforgettable experience!
Besides the spacious 32 hectares of flowers one can enjoy the spectacular flower shows, surprising inspirational gardens, unique art and wonderful events.
Keukenhof is the international and independent showcase for the Dutch floricultural sector, with a special emphasis on flower bulbs. In the space of eight weeks Keukenhof shows what the Dutch floricultural sector has to offer. The park’s focus is on the 7 million spring-flowering bulbs, which allow the 100 participating companies to show their living catalogue. 500 flower growers present an enormous variety of cut flowers and pot plants at the over 20 flower shows.Keukenhof is the international and independent showcase for the Dutch floricultural sector, with a special emphasis on flower bulbs. In the space of eight weeks Keukenhof shows what the Dutch floricultural sector has to offer. The park’s focus is on the 7 million spring-flowering bulbs, which allow the 100 participating companies to show their living catalogue. 500 flower growers present an enormous variety of cut flowers and pot plants at the over 20 flower shows.
Keukenhof is closed now.
These images are to appreciate my unknown supporters!
I am not good in keeping orchids. It doesn’t matter how much I care eventually I miss them. The orchids in shops are always so inviting, one wants to buy at once. Once I checked the information near orchid section it said, guarantee for “5” weeks. After 5 – 6 weeks when the flowers are gone the stem starts to die and then begins the waiting time for the next bloom. It can be quite long and any kind of ignorence could be very dangerous.
Dear unknown supporters I donot want to hurt you. If ever you feel that you like my posts or comment on my post and I have not visited or checked your blog, write yes in the comment section I will check your blog instantly. Please make sure that I have access to your blog as recently I marked that many blogs are private.
These images were taken in 2016 during my Keukenhof visit.
Watch every detail that affects the accuracy of your work ~ Arthur C. Nielsen
For lens-artist -photo-challenge, I am presenting four images taken from one place in Keukenhof garden. If standing on one point brings so much beauty and happiness, just imagine how much beauty the garden holds in it.
If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly our whole life would change~Buddha
Flowers are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
The April winds are magical, And thrill our tuneful frames; The garden-walks are passional To bachelors and dames ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
The mind should be allowed some relaxation, that it may return to its work all the better for the rest ~Seneca
And now one more image from the same garden for Becca’s Sunday trees.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others ~Lao Tzu
All images were taken in April 2018.
Kyoshi Takahama perfectly stated my condition: “Walking around an early spring garden– going nowhere.”
I love wandering in Keukenhof garden in Lisse. It is a perfect place to enjoy bouquet of colours. At end of the day I am tired but immensely satisfied.
This is my entry for this week’s Lens-artists-photo-challenge
For lens artists photo challenge I am presenting images showing various shades of blue.
I could not resist using the next image again for the colour blue in this reflection.
Daily prompt: Cacophony
At times it is better to enjoy the cacophony created by others,
than struggling with the noise created by our mistakes.