Tag: Roses

Fresh Flower Market + Peonies in the Potting Shed

Happy Monday! It’s one of my favorite days of the month, when I join my blogging friends, Shirley, Pam and Lidy, for some flower therapy and Monday Morning Blooms! You can find my flower friends’ links and more floral inspiration at the bottom of this post. May is my favorite month in the garden and…

Flower Therapy for the Rainy Day Blues and Giveaway

Are you in need of some flower therapy or a dose of spring with all the rain and snow across the US? The past 6 months have been one for the record books here in North Carolina, with 38 inches of rain, just 4 inches shy our annual total. The lake is full to overflowing…

Floral Friday: Mini Blooming Tureens and Giving Thanks Table

Happy Friday! Are you in need of some flower therapy? If so, you’re in luck, as my Floral Friday friends and I are gathering together to send some floral inspiration your way. You’ll find my blogging friends’ links to their floral creations at the bottom of this post.  It’s been a very wet, cold and…

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.…

An Eye on Irma and Puttering Around the Potting Shed

I hope this Monday finds you safe and dry. With an eye on Hurricane Irma and early tracking predictions having her heading toward the Carolinas, I spent part of Saturday removing watering cans around the Potting Shed and securing anything that would be a potential projectile with high winds predicted. We dodged a bullet when…

In the Potting Shed: Coming Up Roses and Blooming Tole

Happy Monday, I hope you had a good weekend! We enjoyed a little boating time and I worked on some gardening chores. Mother Nature gave us a thorough soaking late yesterday and last night and more rain is in the forecast this week. I’m happy to have a reprieve from lugging around the hose to keep everything…

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~…