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Friday, November 30, 2012

Poinsettia Festival

 

If you are looking for the Vintage Card post for Vintage Thingie Thursday, click here.  For some reason the wrong link posted.   Sorry for the inconvenience. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



Today my DH and I visited the Poinsettia Festival in Phoenix.  This is the 27th Anniversary of the festival.  We began by a tour of the greenhouses where we saw all the various poinsettias.  This is only a small sample of all the ones we saw.

This display shows the many different poinsettias available for purchase in the sales tent. 
 

Here are two closeups of the many lovely poinsettias on display in the greenhouse and sales tent.
 
The Festival also included craft and food booths.  We enjoyed our tractor driven wagon ride to the greenhouse, even if we could have easily walked the distance.    Weather was beautiful in the high 70s.  It's a great time live in the desert. 
 
I am linking to How Sweet the Sound's Pink Saturday.

15 comments:

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

What a beautiful festival. I'll take your weather over ours right now. Thanks for sharing:-)

LV said...

What a glorious sight to see. Wish I could have been there in person.

Lina - Fancy Frugal Life said...

How neat! We just moved to CA from Phoenix and miss it terribly.

I never knew about that festival. I'm glad we did luminarias festival last year though.

Thanks for visiting me!
Happy Holidays,

Lina

Pam said...

Lina We too try to do the luminarias each year. It is one of my favorite holiday activities.

Annesphamily said...

Hi Pam! I lost you over here at blog world! Drat that blogger! So slowly but surely I am catching everyone! This had to be a terrific day! Poinsetta's are lovely plants. They are so colorful and I always enjoy having one during the holidays. I hope your weekend will be truly wonderful.

Emille said...

After so many years of fed poinsettias, I love the peach kind nowadays.

PeggyR said...

Those look lovely!

Ann said...

Poinsettias are beautiful but I am allergic to them! Wish I wasn't but I can enjoy them from a distance. Hope you took a few home.
Ann

SwedishCorner ~ DownUnder...Pernilla said...

An ocean of poinsettias. Absolutely beautiful :)
~Pernilla

Antiques And Teacups said...

Wonderful! It must have been such fun! I love the new pink poinsettias...so pretty!
Thanks for visiting for PS!
Ruth

craftyles said...

How beautiful are rows and rows of poinsettias? Truly magical. Glad you had fun.

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

This is so pretty, Pam...what a fun outing! Your blog background looks so festive, too!

Jillian's Bella Rosa Antiques said...

Neat! I've never been to a POintsettia festival, nor have I ever heard of one! I'll bet it was a beautiful sight to see, especially this time of year. THanks so much for stopping by my Pink Saturday post...sorry I'm so late!

Norma Soulet (AZArtist) said...

Hi Pam,
Hope you are doing well.
What a lovely array of Poinsettias!
Did you buy any?
The poinsettias I have in two large clay pots in front of my home are gorgeous now. I took a photo and have used it as my header on my blog. Please stop by and have a look at it and also at all the things I have created lately! Please leave a comment. :0
Hugs

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

Beautiful! Sounds like a fun day. I saw poinsettias in the grocery store a week ago and now there are none. Should have grabbed one when I had the chance. We are having weather in the 70's today, too. Perfect! Have a good weekend, Tammy