All the Pretty Petals

Seattle has soaked up 44.67 inches of rain since October 1. That makes this October-through-April the wettest such period since record-keeping began in 1895 — and there’s still another week of April left to go. The normal amount of rainfall for the October-through-April period in Seattle is 30.9 inches, according to the service.

When the sun finally shines we race outside to soak it up and if we are bloggers we grab our cameras. Our plants and trees are blooming and blossoming a little later this year than last.

Our apple tree and pear tree are full of blossoms. We don’t have our patio covers up yet. We usually put them up mid-May and then we bring out our patio furniture.

Apple blossoms above and Pear blossoms below.

Our pear tree is in the middle of treatments for Pear Trellis Rust. It’s a great old pear tree and we do not want to let it stop growing healthy.

We left our most precious little flower in Eastern Washington and are planning our next trip back across the mountains to see in person how she has grown.

Precious bundle of cuddles.

I’m linking to ABC Wednesday started by Mrs. Nesbitt and carried on by a great team of administrators with Roger at the helm.

We had a day with lots of sunshine on Monday. Such a nice change. I’m headed across the line on Tuesday and will be late in visiting blogs. Hope Spring is going well in your neck of the woods.

About Ellen am a wife, mother, baba (grandmother) and a loyal friend. Jesus is my King and my hope is in my future with Him.

21 thoughts on “All the Pretty Petals

  1. How healthy your camellias look! The late frost damaged so many blooms here. I always enjoy seeing apple and pear blossom too!
    And it’s always a joy to see little Addy.

  2. So much rain this year for us, too! March was the rainiest EVER and so far April has double the amount of rain it usually has! Not nice when taking my precious pet out for her daily exercise. Absolutely LOVE your pretty petals and your precious bundle of joy! My she looks delicious to me and makes me (almost) want another grandbaby to pamper. Have a wonderful week, Ellen!

    abcw team

  3. All the petals are lovely, including the last. Don’t new babies smell heavenly?

    Glad that the pear tree can be treated…love pear trees and pears.

  4. Your blossoms are so pretty. Ours finished by the middle of March. Our California weather has been crazy and the poor plants don’t know what to do…
    Your precious little bundle is gorgeous too.
    I especially like the photo of the hands.

  5. Oh how lovely!! You are well ahead of us over here. What is that beautiful white blossom with the yellow and orange striped centre?? It’s amazing. That precious little petal is the sweetest ever! Safe travels across the line :). I still can’t believe you came all that way so we could meet on that fine May day last year….

  6. Your camellias are gorgeous! Glad your garden did not mope with you visiting your grand. Everything looks wonderful.

  7. beautiful photo’s… and the last ones are adorable ofcourse…

    The flower of the first one is one of my favorites, Have them in our garden in pink and white

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