Finally – both the “regular” and star magnolia trees are in bloom at Mill Creek Park in Youngstown, Ohio! It’s still pretty chilly, but lots of rain and sunshine have coaxed tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and magnolia trees out of their winter shells. This was taken in Fellows Riverside Gardens near the visitor center and includes the beautiful Victorian gazebo. Mill Creek Park is one of the largest municipally owned parks in the United States.


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  • lynn carter
    lynn carterover 1 year ago

    this is perfect Monnie, would love to sit there and take in the beauty of it all xx

  • Thanks, Lynn! So would I, but not today – the sun was out off and on, but it was barely above 40 degrees and very, very windy!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpover 1 year ago

  • Thanks very much, Marie! Looks as if spring has arrived (finally)!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepabout 1 year ago

    Beautiful blossoms…nice catch!!

  • Thanks very much!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • aussiedi
    aussiediabout 1 year ago

    stunning springtime scene Monnie

  • Thanks very much!!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • GardenJoy
    GardenJoyabout 1 year ago

    Lovely scene, looks like a great place to relax and enjoy spring..

  • Marilyn Cornwell
    Marilyn Cornwellabout 1 year ago

    Congratulations on June 21 2013 for The Best Is Yet To Come Challenge!

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