Pink Saturday: Blushing Blossoms

here in Northern Virginia the roses are bursting into bloom

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 this Rosa Rugosa is so fragrant…

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if only you could smell the perfect rose bouquet

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the Pink Primrose has a delicate fragrance

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even the backs of the tender new grape leaves are sporting a pink blush

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for lots of lovely Pink Saturday offerings visit Beverly at How Sweet the Sound

“I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered.  But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in bed, but fine up against a wall.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt, 1933-1945


32 responses to “Pink Saturday: Blushing Blossoms

  1. lol i am giggling at the quote…..

    mmmm i can just about smell them too jenxo

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  2. Oh, I miss my primroses – they have not come up this year, maybe next………

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  3. Loved the pictures, I need a primrose! Also got a hoot from the quote by Eleanor R.

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  4. the pictures are so perfect i can almost smell the rose…

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  5. gorgeous roses…can almost smell them! Happy Pink Saturday ~ I hope you have a great weekend ~ Susan

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  6. What lovely flowers and leaves, so in keeping with the pinkness of the day!

    Happy Pink Saturday!
    Erin 🙂

    http://www.fairiemoon.typepad.com/fairiemoon/

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  7. What a wonderful blog post for Pink Saturday! It’s windy and raining here in Upper Michigan today, so this is a breath of spring for me☺

    Wishing you a wonderful weekend filled with sunshine and the j♥y of being surrounded by those you l♥ve.

    See you next week!

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  8. Awesome photographs, I still only have lilacs in bloom here.

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  9. Happy Pink Saturday, Patty.

    Your photos are outstanding, and the blooms are exquisite.

    And, the quote made me laugh aloud. That Eleanor was quite a character. My grandmother adored her.

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  10. Perfect pinks for a Pink Saturday! The flowers are gorgeous! Thanks for sharing and enjoy your weekend.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  11. Beautiful photos – the crispness is wonderful as all the fold marks in the rose show. Happy Pink Saturday.

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  12. Hi there, Happy Pink Saturday! Gorgeous photos, and the quote’s a hoot! TY for visiting me today,

    xJ
    MaidenShade.wordpress.com
    MaidenShade.com

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  13. I can smell them from here! Exquisite photos. The color in the grape leaf is amazing.

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  14. LOL…The Eleanor Roosevelt quote….very funny. 😀
    I love your pictures….your roses are lovely….and primrose are my favorite flower.

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  15. Hi my friend its been a while since i was able to come and enjoy blogging properly. What fabulous photography and wonderful pictures i could almost smell the roses just like you said
    Hugs and happy weekend
    June xxx

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  16. Lovely pinks!

    Blessings,
    Spencer

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  17. The beauty of flowers one of another sweet blessings from our Creator.
    Can’t you just imagine a world without flowers…… Imposible!!!!
    Wishing you a wonderful weekend .
    Enjoy the beauty around you,
    Virginia

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  18. Thankyou so much for sharing your beautiful flowers with us. Your photography is amazing.

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  19. oh how I wish I could smell the roses. Happy Pink Saturday, Char

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  20. Those are amazingly beautiful photos!!! So so lovely!!! I’m hysterial over the Eleanor Roosevelt quote!!!!!! Thank you for sharing and Happy Pink Saturday!!
    ♥ Teresa

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  21. Very beautiful pink flowers. They brightened my morning this Sunday. 🙂 Happy Pink Saturday.

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  22. Long time no see! Oh what gorgeous, luscious, beautiful photos. I so wish I could smell them. Great quote! Very Funny!

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  23. Happy Pink Saturday! Beautiful blooms, great quote! lol Have a great day!
    Amanda (aka Cottage Contessa)

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  24. I need a scratch and sniff screen!

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  25. Hi Patty, thanks for stopping by and your sweet comment. Love your roses – up here, the leaves on mine are just starting to bud out – it will be awhile before I see any actual roses. Happy Pink Saturday – late of course as Iwas gone most of yesterday.

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  26. Happy Pink Saturday! Your roses are gorgeous! can’t wait until ours bloom.

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  27. Your photos are fantastic! Love, love flowers! Happy Pink Saturday!

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  28. Pink roses! My favorite and so beautifully photographed!

    Happy Pink Saturday (on Sunday)!
    Robin@Miscellaneous Thoughts

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  29. Loved the roses and that sweet grape leaf but best of all was the hilarious quote from Eleanor Roosevelt!

    ¸.·´¸.·*´¨) ¸.·*´¨)
    (¸.·´ (¸.·´ Happy Pink Saturday
    Deanna 😀

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  30. Oh, they’re so lovely! Happy Belated Pink Sat!

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  31. Gorgeous pinks, you sure are good with the camera. I missed getting to all the pink saturday posts last week, every time I would start my computer would freeze up for some reason, so I gave up…LOL..
    Debby

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