Saturday, July 18, 2009

Garden Goodies

I'm sitting here next to these pretty hydrangeas I picked from my garden this morning. They're starting to fade to paler colors already. I guess fall will be here before I know it.

I was surprised to find the Stargazer Lily below growing in one of my beds all by its lonesome. I planted a few of these there 5 years ago, but once the trees leafed out, I knew there was no chance for them with all the shade. I moved some of them a few yearse ago and this one just randomly popped up. I stuck it in among an arrangement of roses. While I was out there, I picked some of the few veggies we have. You can grow veggies in shade, but you won't get as much as if you plant in sun. If you have a sunny yard, you don't know how lucky you are!

7 comments:

  1. Hi there. Such beautiful floral photos! I just finished taking a peek at your home photos in your sidebar and think you've done an amazing job! Your porch area is to die for.

    Take care,
    Candy

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  2. Beautiful photos. I love those little white birds under your gorgeous hydrangeas. Summer does seem to be going very fast. I was in a couple of stores yesterday and they were already putting out their fall decorations. I wanted to shout "Not yet!!!"

    Happy Summer!
    Robin@Miscellaneous Thoughts

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  3. Oh the flowers and the veggies look so wonderful. We have a little too much sun, I keep hoping the trees will grow. lol Your photos are just gorgeous. Hugs, Marty

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  4. How pretty your hydrangeas look and such a pretty color.
    Alison

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  5. Pretty, pretty flowers!

    Nancy

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  6. Pretty hydrangeas and nice pix. Sandi

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  7. The hydrangeas are gorgeous! A hydrangea bush is on my wish list. Maybe it will happen this fall...

    Love your white bedroom. I think it looks calm and serene.

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