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The May Delights of a Long Island Garden

By Elizabethwix

I used to live on Long Island, and go back there often to visit friends.....and their gardens.
The May Delights of a Long Island Garden
I frequently write about The Jarvis house my friend Lori's place. I always wander about imagining what I could swipe if I still had a garden and lived near by.
The May Delights of a Long Island Garden
Yesterday, I just took pictures.....of the hydrangea
The May Delights of a Long Island Garden
 a dandilion, that bane of people who think lawns have to be perfect.
To my mind, a few dandilions  are infinitely preferable to tons of chemicals.

The May Delights of a Long Island Garden

Ah! Apple blossom

The May Delights of a Long Island Garden

and a slightly past it hyacinth amidst the wild geranium.
The May Delights of a Long Island Garden

Apple petals in the hosta
The May Delights of a Long Island Garden

and the azeleas in the almost woodland.May is arguably the prettiest month of all on the Island.
ps:For the most amazing photos of the Easter bonnets in New York, go to my friend Susanna Gordon's blog here. To my mind she's the best photographer in Blogland.

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