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Frank Michels

Frank Michels
Location
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Birthday
March 29
Bio
Frank Michels is a songwriter, musician, and producer in Nashville, Tennessee. He likes to dig in the dirt and plant flowers, cook tasty things, walk his dog, and play really fast riffs on a telecaster guitar.

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MARCH 26, 2012 8:05AM

My Spring Flowers

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                           lilac 

Spring came early this year for just about everyone, and Middle Tennessee was no exception. My daffodils were blooming in mid-February, and they are already completely done. But other things have sprung up to take their place, like some new tulips I planted. I have to take pictures of them quickly, because I have a deer problem and the tulip blooms disappear overnight, bitten off cleanly. For some reason, they didn't eat the yellow ones, though.

phylox 

Phlox Subulata

 

daffodils 

Daffodils

 

cherry blossom 

Cherry blossoms

 

blue flowers 

not sure what these are...

 

redbuds 

Redbuds

 

jasmine 

Carolina Jasmine

 

yellow tulips  

Tulips

 

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Oh...those lilacs? So beautiful.
I need to smell those lilacs.
Frank,Sorry,but are you a ρrofessional;Your work is execellent.Thank you for sharing such a beauty.I am a winter ρerson myself but such a beauty.I am keeρing this.Thank you for your work.Best regards.
I am trying to garden in the desert and that is a challenge. A couple of years ago I planted two lilac sticks with tentative roots that have grown slowly into little bushes. One is larger than the other but the larger one has buds for the first time this year. The bushes are only knee high and not as pretty as yours but I can't for the blooms.
Wonderful chance to feel the colors of spring here. Thanks for sharing yours.
These are gorgeous! I just posted some flowers late last night.....tulips. The only difference is that I didn't grow mine. They were given to me as a gift. The other difference between our photographs is our perspective. Yours are from afar, mine are close up.
Pretty flowers. Those blue ones are really interesting with the two "antenna" sticking up from the middle.
By the way, your composition skill is fantastic!
I think I found your blue flower, if you're interested. Pretty cute name- creeping speedwell. Are these it?

http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/indexmag.html?http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/artapr10/bj-CreepingSpeedwell.html

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/87635/

I love Google.
Great photos! Color is coming back to the world. Finally.
Gorgeous. Your pictures are so real my allergies are acting up. Or it might be the lobelia I planted yesterday.
Frank,

What beautiful flowers! Your photographs are lovely.
I love, love, love flowers! So beautiful! R