Magnolia Magic

Magnolias seem to come and go in a flurry of petals. They always have me wondering where to look  – upwards as they reach for the sky with their big blooms or downwards where they leave a gentle carpet of  velvety pink and white.

I hope you like this selection from precious Mount Congreve Gardens which are just a few miles out the road in Tramore.

Author: socialbridge

I am a sociologist and writer from Ireland. I have worked as a social researcher for 30 years and have had a lifelong passion for writing. My main research interests relate to health care and I love to write both non-fiction and poetry.

22 thoughts on “Magnolia Magic”

      1. Yes we have one that is about 40 ft wide and it is just majestic to see in the spring. I am going to try to take a picture of it this year. I always say that for the last ten years and I forget

  1. These are beautiful pictures..I love the long road picture..the close up flowers remind me of hands at prayer…

    1. Andrea, the petal-strewn path is my favourite, I think.
      We don’t have all that many magnolias around Tramore but I must say I stop and have a good look at each and every one of them when they are in bloom. I’ve thought about trying to grow one ~ maybe, maybe …

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