Tag: butterfly bush

In the Potting Shed: Botanic Blooms and Butterflies

Summer blooms are waning in the garden but my Portmeirion Botanic Garden provides a continual flower show year round! I had a little tabletop and dish gardening fun with blooms and butterflies in the Potting Shed. The beauty of these blooming dishes is I don’t have to wait until next spring to enjoy the short but…

Garden Blooms Around the Potting Shed

Grab your mug of coffee or tea and take a walk with me to see how things are growing around the Potting Shed. You can find me out here early mornings and in the evenings. You’re welcome to help me water, deadhead, prune and weed while you’re here too. ;) The window boxes have filled in…

Flower Therapy: Easy Garden Flower Arrangement and Method

Happy Friday! I put together a quick and easy garden arrangement with flowers and greenery from the garden for a little flower therapy. Endless Summer Hydrangeas are thriving and loving the abundance of rainfall we’ve gotten recently. . . Butterfly Bush is blooming with pink plumes and butterflies. . . And the soft, silvery stalks…

Potting Shed: Tabletop Nesting with Majolica and Hydrangeas

Happy Monday, Did you have a good weekend? Mine was productive and HOT, spending some time planting and working on a painting project before retreating indoors to recover in the comfort of the air conditioning.  Endless Summer Hydrangeas are thriving and loving our abundance of rainfall, the Lamb’s Ear and lavender, not so much. I…

Summer Blooms Around the Potting Shed

I hope you’re having a blooming good summer! It’s hot and drier than normal here in North Carolina this summer, so I’m watering pots around my Potting Shed every morning. It’s apparently the perfect weather for Passion Flower! This vine volunteered and has grown up from between cracks of the boards of the porch of my Potting Shed.…

Flowers Feed the Soul and Ball Jar Bouquets

 Flowers Feed the Soul so I cut some blooms for some Ball Jar Bouquets.  And chalked up a little bloom for the soul on my Potting Shed door. Our Endless Summer hydrangeas are blooming! I cut some of the moppy blue flowers to enjoy for some Ball Jar Bouquets. . . And added some butterfly bush stems…