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The bud and flower...Mariegold

Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 22 November 2019 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

From our son's garden

Samsung SM-G600FY 1/162 second F/2.1 ISO 50 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

Dreams come true from Utrecht, Netherlands

Gorgeus this yellow/red flower with the bud.

22 Nov 2019 5:31am

@Dreams come true: Thank you Dreams :)))

By Marie from Entre By Marie et Montagnes, France

22 Nov 2019 5:46am

@By Marie: Thank you Marie :)))

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Lovely and summery

22 Nov 2019 6:12am

@Jypyä Pop: Thank you Jypya :)))

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A lovely flower shot.

22 Nov 2019 6:14am

@Steve Rice: Thank you Steve :)

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

Les deux étapes de la fleur
JP

22 Nov 2019 7:00am

@jpla: Merci beaucoup Jpla :)

lisl from United Kingdom

I like marigolds in all their different varieties. I grow them to keep pests off the carrots!

22 Nov 2019 7:28am

@lisl: Ah!! That is a great tip..Thank you. Must tell this to my DIL who has a veg garden too apart from a flower garden :))) I have also heard that the juice from the leaves also act as medicine for small cuts and the petals are also mixed in salads :))

Captain Guildive Ajoupa from Saint Nazaire.Pays de la Loire., France

Fleur et bouton floral.

22 Nov 2019 9:02am

@Captain Guildive Ajoupa: Merci beaucoup Captain :))

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

lovely flower

22 Nov 2019 9:14am

@Hiro: Thank you Hiro :))

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Good to see the flower and bud together

22 Nov 2019 10:03am

@Marjolein: Thank you Marjolein :))

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Jolie fleur !

22 Nov 2019 10:06am

@Libouton Martine: Merci beaucoup Martine :))

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

beau jaune

22 Nov 2019 10:25am

@Existence Artistique: Merci beaucoup Existence :))

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

These make very good companion plants in the veg garden. You capture the foliage nicely

22 Nov 2019 10:50am

@grouser: Thank you grouser. :)))

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

So lovely. Wonderful capture in beautiful colors.

22 Nov 2019 11:24am

@Kyu: Thank you very much Kyu :)))

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

En bouton en fleur quelle plante et couleur jaune
Belle soirée

22 Nov 2019 2:31pm

@Nicou: Merci beaucoup Nicou mon ami :)

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful framing and color ! Superb to have the bud and the flower on the same image .

22 Nov 2019 2:40pm

@Mhelene: Thank you Mhelene :))

Rose from United States

I always love the marigolds that have the yellow and that real dark color.

I laughed at your comment about the house I posted...after my accident last year, I am so glad I did not have a house like it. Not that I have ever wanted a two story house, except maybe as a kid. But I have wanted a yellow house. And this one looks so well built. But it is funny, some two story houses you go in, they are wonderful, and others seem full of doom and gloom.

22 Nov 2019 3:19pm

@Rose: Nice to have a two storied house Rose. But in my college days, I dreamed of a sprawling big mansion on a hill...rolling lawns, trees bearing fruits., plants sprouting lovely flowers, two gardeners; a big shed behind with four healthy cows and cowherd for taking them for grazing..yielding milk.Maids ( like the Victorian Era Homes in England ) ; butler; ah!! And now comes the rocker..Hold your breath.. lot of old aunts and moms ..and me having not less than a dozen kids :)))))))))))))))))))))))) But somewhere down the lane..years..the dream fizzled out when I started looking at the reality of the MODERN TEENAGE KIDS " Phew !! I would have collapsed !! Okay..now you can get yourself a glass of cold water:)))

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

A nice photo from your son's garden.
Have a nice weekend Devi.

22 Nov 2019 3:26pm

@Willem: Thank you Willem :)

Claudiel from belgium, Belgium

A nice specie

22 Nov 2019 3:59pm

@Claudiel: Thank you Claudiel :))

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A lovely little yellow flower among green leaves...

22 Nov 2019 4:30pm

@Adela Fonts: Thank you Adela :)

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

De très beaux Oeillets d'Indes. J'aime ces contrastes de couleurs.
Bonne soirée et bon WE Devi.

22 Nov 2019 6:18pm

@tataray: Merci beaucoup tataray :)

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Lovely light and color.

22 Nov 2019 7:25pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you Ruthie :)

Don from Spokane, United States

The marigold and bud make a great combination. Nice perspective in this composition.

22 Nov 2019 8:35pm

@Don: Thank you very much Don :)

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Marigold - this is a flower I know since we have them here. In fact, I just pulled up the dying plants from a pot of them and put in pansies because it is getting cold.

23 Nov 2019 1:06am

@B. Thomas: I hope the pansies come up beautifully...You can post some pictures here :)))

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

marigolds are always bright additions to a flower garden, and they are hardy and require little care

23 Nov 2019 1:10am

@Harry: That is very true Harry ! They grow like a forest :))

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Good comparison here.

23 Nov 2019 1:48am

@Irene: Thank you Irene :)

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

This is a lovely composition with beautiful foliage and colors.

23 Nov 2019 2:17am

@Elaine Hancock: Thank you very much Elaine :)))

Sam from Chennai, India

Excellent composition. Beautiful image of Marigold flower and buds. I like this. Thank you Devi.
And I liked your reply to Rose about your dream of a big mansion on a hill, cows, old aunts and kids ... )

25 Nov 2019 4:27am

@Sam: Thank you Sam :)))) I really used to dream of a big bungalow and lots of kids...I love children..even now. But later the thought alarmed me ! And I stopped wishing thus :))) I remember my maternal grandmother pulling me up once when I was in the second year B A..for sitting and lighting the lamp in the puja room ..She asked " Can't you bend down and light the lamp? At your age, I had one in my womb, one on my lap, one in the dhooli, one walking around and you..with no such toils cannot light a lamp properly?" And I remember telling her, " Had you married me off when I was twelve, I too would have had so many children !! "

Samsung SM-G600FY
1/162 second
F/2.1
ISO 50
27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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