On a beautiful day when the sky was blue and filled with puffy clouds, we headed for Mill Creek Park in Youngstown, Ohio (USA), and the flower gardens. A few of the dahlias were growing tall, pointing their blooms to the sunny sky.


dahlia, flower, blooms, mill creek park, youngstown, ohio

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  • AuntDot
    AuntDotabout 2 years ago

    Awesome shot, Monnie! Looks great against that beautiful blue sky!

  • Thanks, Dot!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • lynn carter
    lynn carterabout 2 years ago

    beautiful Dahlia, lovely colour xx

  • Thank you, Lynn!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Nadya Johnson
    Nadya Johnsonabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful, Monnie! These are hard to get, I’ve found (sky in background). Caught it perfectly!

  • Very hard to get around here – when we’re lucky to have puffy clouds, the dahlias aren’t high enough and vice versa! Thanks!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • labaker
    labakerabout 2 years ago

    very nicely done Monnie :))

  • Thank you!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Rainy
    Rainyabout 2 years ago

    Congratulations! Your artwork has been featured in the
    Nature’s Wonders group.!!

  • Thanks so much – I’m honored!

    – Monnie Ryan

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