Thursday, August 1, 2013

Left Over Flower Shots...

 This is one of the flowerbed I made from our sidewalk dirt. The only plants are petunias, pachysandra, and a hydrangea. I'll thinking of something to plant here that will return yearly. I did the petunias for color.
 Here is one of my mums blooming , along side the black eyed susans and a pot of violas. I try to dead head plants every day or so.  Actually this mum color is one of my favorite colors.
The honeysuckle is still growing and blooming. The hummingbirds love it. I planted a blue morning glory , it's growing up a cable on a telephone pole. It needs to slow down...may have to snip it before it continues up onto the phone lines. I'll get a picture soon. Hope everyone has a good day today. Let's keep our friends and loved ones in our thoughts...but let's not forget people we don't know ,that still need a a prayer or hug. xo

11 comments:

  1. Just beautiful Susie. I love the honeysuckle. The rabbits ate every single one of my black eyed susan's.

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  2. Is that red one a mum? It is gorgeous! They're all pretty. I do the same thing, taking lots of photos of my flowers - but then I often don't get them up on my blog.

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  3. It all looks lovely. I do like the black eyed Susans. I had them in our previous garden, but have never got around to planting them here. I need to write myself a note!

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  4. Susie,
    I didn't know that the hummingbirds love the honeysuckle. I will have to plant one when we move to our final home. I bet you get to see this special bird all the time. I love your purple flowers too. Purple is my favorite color.

    Have a sweet day, Susie.

    Love,
    ~Sheri

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  5. What beautiful garden shots! Your color arrangements are lovely. You take care of them so well! I get tired of watering and plant a lot of drought tolerant plants.

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  6. Beautiful flowers...
    I can't believe August is already here!
    Where have June & July gone??
    Have a great weekend,
    Tammy

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  7. Gorgeous. I love those honeysuckles. It takes a lot of work to look after them and you have done a great job. Hugs and love, xo

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  8. Your flowers are always beautiful. We only have the wild honeysuckle but I love the color on the one you have growing on top there.

    I loved seeing the picture also of you and your sisters together. Do you all live close? I got to see my sister who lives in FL this last weekend and it wonderful to talk. Today would have been our parents' 71st wedding anniversary if he had lived.

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  9. Your gardens/flowers are beautiful. I hope you don't have to snip your morning glories! You are right - we need to pray for those we know and those we don't- xo Diana

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  10. Oh Susie, how gorgeous!
    Your color combinations are just beautiful!

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