Pink! FOTD

July is the month for PINK in the garden. I went out and took photos of all the lovely pink flowers. I know what some of these plants are but not all. I follow Bruce Ferguson’s blog In My Backyard. He always has the correct Latin nomenclature for all the lovely flowers he shares in…

The Blues! FOTD

The delphiniums have outdone themselves this summer. They already appeared in my post for the Sunday Stills but I think they deserve their own post as Flowers of the Day for Cee’s FOTD Challenge. Now for a different angle. I climbed up onto the flat topped rock and took a photo looking down on the…

Spring Beauty FOTD

I have been admiring some of the flowers in the garden. I had to get out and take some photos as the weather has turned very hot and I know they cannot last in this heat. First of all the Allium. Then in honor of Cee Neuner who loves the Iris here are my Iris…

Lilacs are here! FOTD

Lilacs are May in essence. Jean Hersey Just now the lilac is in bloom All before my little room. Rupert Brooke

This is Spring!

We have had some above average warm weather and the flowers are blooming . Here are some from our garden.Does anyone know what these little beauties are ? Here are two small tulips that were opened up to let in the sunlight. Here are the daffodils! They are looking out and saying ;“Hello World!” All…

FOTD Crocus!

This morning I awoke to a skiffer of snow on the ground and the temperature was below freezing. I felt pretty low about that. But the sun came out and this afternoon look what I saw on the south side of our house. Crocus! What a difference it made to see these lovely little flowers….

My ‘Not a Flower’ FOTD

I know this is not a flower so why am I putting in to Cee’s Flower of the Day challenge? Well, I hope Cee will accept this entry . This is a variegated grass that grows in our garden. It stands tall at the edge of the deck and it still stands tall, in its…