June 2, 2017
This wisteria plant blooms every year in front of the Oberlin Public Library. This April 30 was the first time I caught it in flower.
This entry was posted on June 2, 2017 by Linda Grashoff. It was filed under Flowers and was tagged with flowers, Oberlin, Oberlin Public Library, photography, wisteria.
June 2, 2017 at 6:43 AM
Thank you, Ken. If I can think of how to treat it differently, maybe I’ll catch it again another year.
June 2, 2017 at 12:47 PM
I like that you showed us the context. Wisterias are so beautiful. When I managed the grounds on an estate north of NYC, there were wisteria vines on a guest cottage that didn’t bloom. I read up and found out that it can be a mysterious process, sometimes taking years, and I remember reading that some people swear by banging the base of the vine hard with a bat. Knocking some sense into it, I guess, to get the juices flowing. Bet your husband will know more.
I like the two versions, too.
June 2, 2017 at 2:25 PM
Thanks, Lynn. The only thing I’ve heard David say about why the wisteria on the property of the house we just sold bloomed so sporadically was that the winter was or wasn’t too severe. I never heard about banging the base with a bat; we never tried it.
June 2, 2017 at 3:01 PM
Here you go!
June 4, 2017 at 8:44 PM
Thanks, Lynn. Have duly forwarded.
June 4, 2017 at 9:07 PM
What a beautiful Wisteria – well captured Linda. I really like that B&W interpretation too.
June 8, 2017 at 1:10 PM
Thanks, Andy. I hope I know what you mean, and I do if you know what I mean. 🙂
June 8, 2017 at 1:36 PM
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