Category: Flowers

Easter Egg Hunt

My Mother-in-Law’s Bird Girl made famous in Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil standing among the Lenton Roses~ Happy Hunting! Thank you for your visit, I’m joining:  Seasonal Sundays~  Mosaic Monday~ Outdoor Wednesday~ Rose Vignettes for Fresh-Cut Fridays~

Flower Market

Spring has arrived!  I’m in the market and ready for. . . Flowers. . . Farmers Market Fresh Veggies. . . and Reliable Seeds.   It’s the season to sprinkle in and plant. . .  . . .new ornamentals and varieties~ Watering deeply to establish young plants. . . . . . mixing with seasoned favorites. Time…

A Spring in My Step

 I have a spring in my step ~  With the arrival of Spring~ And from the riot of color & blooms courtesy of Mother Nature~ Wellies courtesy of the aisles of Target~ my stomping ground :) Happy Spring! Thank you for your visit, I’m joining:  Seasonal Sundays~  Mosaic Monday~ Outdoor Wednesday~   Watery Wednesday~  Alphabe-Thursday~ S for Spring…

Springing Forward

It’s Time to Spring Forward~ And enjoy the Daffodils~ Ambassadors & Harbingers of Spring~ . . .their cheery faces eagerly seeking & following the sunshine~ just like mine :) . . .and time to welcome the Growing Season~ “A host of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.” ~…

Blooms after the Storm

We had a beautiful, sunny 75 degree day on Thursday when I noticed my neighbors Plum Leaf Plum tree (or Cherry Plum) blooming. My plan was to snap some photos of blooms Friday against a background of Carolina Blue sky but Mother Nature had other plans. Heavy rains and tornadoes from the line of storms…

Celebrating the Camellia

Blooming in winter and early spring when other flowers are still sleeping~ Camellias provide a punch of cheery & unexpected color when the landscape is barren. So I’m celebrating the Camellia~ which satisfies my craving for flowers in the garden this time of year ~ The Gardener’s Prayer O Lord, grant that in some way…

Thinking Spring

The calendar says February, but a few sunny & mild days with temperatures in the 60’s has me Thinking Spring~  Anticipating Spring’s arrival~ I’m enjoying some tabletop gardening~ with the warm weather having whet my appetite for. . . Spring Bulbs. . .  Blooms. . . Butterflies. . . Birds. . .  And Bees~ In addition to the…

Coming Up Roses

With Valentine’s Day approaching, everything is coming up Roses. . . I couldn’t resist coming home with some roses from Trader Joe’s recently~ since they were a bargain price of $9.99  for a 14-stem bunch, with a 6-stem bunch to be had for just $5.99~ I love roses in all their stages~ when they just begin to…

Hearts, Flowers & Chocolate

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, I’m anticipating celebrating with a few Hearts, Flowers & a little Chocolate! I found these Marbled Chocolate Heart Cups at World Market  that make for a quick & easy Valentine’s Day treat~ Perfect for filling with mousse, ice cream, lemon curd or any berries & whipped cream~ I kept…