Wow. I have been very lax in posting through the most beautiful part of the Summer. I just can’t believe it is Fall already. My Dahlias I planted in my new Dahlia Bed have been spectacular. And my Tomato Harvest has been the best ever. I have been a little distracted by a couple of projects I have been working on. I’ll tell you about those too.
Where is the Summer going? It seems like it was just Spring. Now I am deadheading to make way for late Summer blooms. The garden is doing well. Come and take a look at what I have in late July.
I have a couple of easy, frugal garden tips that I wanted to pass along for how to get cheap alliums and for using recycled door mats in your garden.
Welcome to my Summer Garden. It Sizzles now in Red, Yellow, Orange, Purple and hot summer flowers. Come and take a look at them.
Lo and behold we lost a limb on a tree in our volcano strip. The city removed the limb, but this left a huge hole in the tree canopy and a lot less shade for my shade garden. Take a look at what happened.
Happy Solstice! It is the start of Summer and I thought that I would show you some of my Solstice Daylilies, which are my some of my first Summer flowers to bloom. These are the start of the nearly 20 varieties that I have. Come along and take a look.
The weather has been erratic. And it has been raining again this morning. Still I got a chance to get out and take some pictures of some Sunny Flowers on a Rainy Day. Come and see some that are brightening up my garden.
OK Guys. I have been very remiss with shooting images of my garden. With one cat that was sick and another cat that had been injured twice in two weeks, and is now minus a nail and plus a bandage. We have had quite a time with the vet....and the vet bill. This is about ...
What a wonderful we had to an Olive Mill for some Olive Oil Tasting, and tasting other goodies too. The view is spectacular and the weather was perfect. And the gardens and wildflowers were lovely. This was a perfect day.
It is the start of the Iris season and I am getting my First Irises blooming in my garden. Come with me to take a look at these early blooms in my new Iris bed. I’m testing out the new Macro Lens for my camera on them.
The Daffodils and Tulips are nearly done in my garden, The rest of the Spring Flowers are starting to bloom in shades of Pink and Red and soon flowers in other shades will burst forth. Come and take a stroll through my garden.
Visiting friends and family in Sunny Southern California, we had a wonderful time in Los Angeles. Warmer than the Pacific Northwest, the Summer Flowers are already blooming. It was nice to see everyone and to see the lovely gardens. Come along with me as I take a walk.
This year it is like a Tulip Festival In My Garden. The Spring Flowers are beautiful this year and my Tulips and several of my other flowers are putting on a real show. Come take a stroll through my garden and take a look.
Wishing you a Happy Passover or Easter!
My Sunny Daffodils are in bloom now. Here are some photos of these pretty Spring Flowers. Come and take a look.
Happy Daylight Savings Time Weekend! I love the longer days and hope you do too. I have put together some images of my garden and the beautiful skies of the Spring and Summer months when we get to enjoy having another day at the end of our day. Enjoy
This is the Best Year Ever For Our Hellebores. My collection of about twenty Hellebores have larger flowers than ever and have so many of them that they are putting on quite a show. Why not take a look at the lovely Hellebores I have blooming right now in my garden.
My photos of the Seattle Flower And Garden Show were all blurry, so here are some photos of my Bad Kitties. This time looking to get on the roof. Also featured are a pair of squirrels getting ready to set up housekeeping for the spring. Let’s hear it for more baby squirrels.
I am In Search Of Spring. This is the time of year that I crave. The long gray days of winter are starting brighten and bulbs and shrubs are beginning to show signs of life. Come and see what Signs of Spring I have found in my garden and what Spring Flowers are beginning to show themselves.
I have three Cats In The Garden. But this post is just a few photos of my Orange Boy, Raja. Come and take a look at how cute and “innocent” he is.
During a week of freezing temperatures and Freezing Fog, we have had a lot of frost near our home. Nothing prepared me for the Winter Wonderland we saw in a neighboring town with Hoar Frost, otherwise called Radiation Frost. The very moist Freezing Fog had deposited a layer of white on everything that looked like snow, but wasn’t. Come and take a look at some of these amazing photos.