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.

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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 sense of place.

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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