Thursday, April 11, 2019

Spring in California


 

When it was still snowing in St. Petersburg in early March, spring arrived in California, the temperature was +15 C (59 F). This temperature is pretty cool for the locals. In general, there is no snow in California, so the climate is always warm. Many plants bloomed along the roads and in the parks of Los Angeles. Looking at the photos, I noticed that I know some of them - azaleas, rhododendrons, camellias, kniphofia. I do not know others, I have not seen them in my area.







I think you agree that flowering plants give the city a festive look, the air is filled with aromas of young leaves and blossoming apple and cherry trees.





In the evening garlands decorate and illuminate the trunks of trees. There are many very old and young trees growing in parks and streets.





Fountains, ponds and waterfalls always adorn parks. The sound of the water is relaxing and soothing, especially in the hot weather in  subtropical climate of California.






I thank my family member for providing these photos. After all, looking at these pictures, I was glad for the vernal flowering plants and I thought spring would soon come to my garden.

Los Angeles, California, March 2019

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32 comments:

  1. Are you in California right now, Nadezda? You say your photos are from a relative, so I am not sure. The photos look nice anyhow. I always used to like visiting California in the late winter months in the days when I used to travel there often. I think there is nothing to beat Spring, when everything is green. It gets far too hot and dry in the summer months there.

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    1. Hello, Jenny!
      I didn't doubt you have been to California, and I agree spring is the best time there.
      My relative has had a business trip to LA and I asked him to take more pictures for my blog.
      Happy Palm Sunday!

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  2. Lovely photos, Nadezda. I recognise some of the plants here that we grow in Australia. Especially grevillea and red coral tree. Thank you for sharing.

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    1. Betty, I've found in wiki 'red coral tree' - is it Erythrina lysistemon? it's pretty tree, I agree.
      Thank you1

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  3. California se ve preciosa, sobre todo en primavera. Besitos.

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  4. Hello Nadezda!

    The sun always shine in California! :)
    Lovely photos. The spring comes soon here as well, and I hope it have come to you too!
    Hugs!

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    1. So do I Marit! The sun is not hot here, I think the spring is ahead in your place.

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  5. Beautiful photos, lovely flowers. I would love to visit California one day. I am sure it would be one of the most magical trips ever. :)
    Warm greetings der Nadezda. :)

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    1. Aga, I do hope you visit California one day, the life is full of surprises.

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  6. Wonderful photos, Nadezda! Thank you for sharing!
    How is the weather in St. Petersburg now? Here it was snowing for two days and everything's white again. Oh no! :)
    Happy spring and happy gardening!

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    1. Dear Sara, the weather does not glad us as well. Although sun is shining the wind and air is cold enough.
      We must be patience!
      Happy Palm Sunday!

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  7. Hi Nadezda! There has been beautiful! Wish you had a wonderful journey;-)

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  8. Hello Nadezda!
    Wow, fantastic place, interesting monuments
    Great photos.
    I wish you a happy weekend.

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  9. Me gusta ver las calles con jardines están preciosas. Allí sienpre hay sol. Ya verás v coomo pronto tu jardín florece Nadezda, y nos mostrarás orgullosa tus flores.
    Te deseo buena noche.
    Un abrazo

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    1. Laura, estoy esperando el dia cuando mi jardin florecera.
      Gracias!

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  10. Beautiful photos! California is a wonderful country, Nadezda, but I prefer snow.
    Have a good weekend!

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    1. Snow? I think you're kidding, Tania.
      I always wait when it melts and opens the plants.

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  11. It’s turned chilly here so I hope that the weather soon turns more spring like.

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    1. So do I Sue. I know your allotment is full of new plantings.

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  12. Great to see these beautiful signs of Spring! Visiting your blog has been a pleasure.
    Greetings from Poland.
    Anita

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    1. Glad you liked my blog, Anita.
      Thank you for comment!

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  13. Hola
    me ha encantado tu blog
    te paso mi blog por si quieres criticar
    gracias
    Bjs

    http://anna-historias.blogspot.com/2019/04/hasta-siempre.html#comment-form

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  14. We will have to wait a long time yet for such beautiful blooms. (Glad to see you happily gardening and writing about it still in chilly St Petersburg)

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    1. Yes, dear Friko, I'm still writing and waiting for spring and warmth.
      Thank you and happy Palm Sunday!

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  15. You are lucky Nadezda, It looks so lovely..
    I am sure you had a wonderful time!

    Hugs, Ida

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  16. Gracias por acceptar mi blog y dejar tu huella

    Seguro que te lo pasaste muy bien
    Besos

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