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Pansies at Filoli

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Photo/Illustration: Michelle Gervais

Whenever I think I’m bored with pansies, and won’t buy any this year, I look at this photo and start looking for my wallet and car keys. This was taken a few years ago in the springtime at Filoli in Woodside, California.

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  1. Deanneart 04/22/2011

    Really lovely, I so enjoy formal gardens

  2. elizk 04/22/2011

    I just love pansies.

  3. paiya 04/22/2011

    Pansies always bring joy and remind me that Spring is here. In South Africa, where I grew up, in the Afrikaans language they are called "gesiggies", which means "little faces".

  4. Happily_Gardening 04/22/2011

    Paiya, I had to smile reading your post cause I always say I love pansies and violas because of their little smiling faces. I will remember "gesiggies" and pass on my new found knowledge.

  5. KariLonning 04/22/2011

    The pansies are lovely, but what I really like is the brickwork pattern!

  6. user-7006895 04/25/2011

    Gesiggies! I love it! Pansies are so happy. I always plants them around my doorways as I find that everyone smiles when they see pansies.

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