Tag: Roses

Hydrangea, Rose and Pumpkin Harvest

The last of the flowers still pushing blooms were harvested before our frost this weekend. . . Sprinkled in watering cans and filling a zinc bucket . . . the last hurrah for hydrangeas and roses until we meet again next spring.  We had our first freeze on Sunday with the mercury plunging into the 20s.…

Chick-fil-A Bouquet for Mother’s Day

My BFF gave me a Chick-fil-A Bouquet of beautiful roses from her garden. . . Don’t you wish you could order a bouquet at the drive-thru to quench your thirst for flowers? Chick-fil-A:  Hi, Welcome to Chick-fil-A, how may I serve you today? Me:  I’d like a large bouquet of your prettiest old-fashioned roses, assorted colors and fragrant too,…

Say It With Flowers

I’m sending you flowers for Mother’s Day! Click on the links to pick a bouquet or have a bite :) Flowers for Mother’s Day, Oakleaf Hydrangeas and a Strawberry Bellini~ My Grandmother’s Flower Garden Lilacs and Open Face Cucumber Sandwiches Frosted Brownie Bites with Violas~ Coming Up Roses Dear French Hydrangea~ Lilacs & Daylight, Lilacs & Viburnum~ Strawberry Fields Salad with…

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…

Garden Variety

    A little garden stroll and the wonders of photo editing and I have more variety in my garden~     My peonies have finished blooming. . .I used Picasa’s soft focus & warmify effects, to create a new & dreamy flower image that I can enjoy, despite the fact that I can no longer enjoy their heady fragrance~…

Let Love Bloom

 Love is Blooming at my table in honor of Valentine’s Day ~   Roses are blooming on my china, napkins, and in my soup tureen I filled courtesy of Trader Joe’s. I’m the happy recipient of my Great Aunt’s china, marked Avenir China, Limoges France. Since at one point in the 1920’s as many as 48 companies were producing wares marked…