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Saturday, June 27, 2015

various flowers and plants

Volunteer petunias that came back this year .  I pulled them up from the beds and planted in this pot on the garden gate.  Highly fragrant.

Large leaf begonia ( I am guessing it is a begonia)  growing along the side of my house

Roses seem a little puny this year.

A metal butterfly Steve purchased.

Been told this is purple basil.   It reseeds itself every year and grows where ever the wind takes the seed.    I need to take it to a nursery and see if some one knows the name of this one.

Purple pets in  a pot with a moon flower vine.

shrubs need a haircut.

Happy Saturday

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

simple arrangement

Not sure if this is a weed.   If it is - it is pretty and softens

Another I am not sure of

paired with this pretty red rose

Makes for a pleasing little arrangement

Sunday, June 7, 2015


Water lily reflections enjoyed while sipping coffee at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts coffee shop.

I am sharing with   week end reflections

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

before the rain

It has been raining off and on since last Friday.  Saturday was nice.  Monday through today so far has been rain .

some calm before the storm

Not sure where I want to plant the knockout roses quite yet ,  so in the pot they go

this lavender plant is so huge

this was about a week and a half ago outside den window

Flowers above I picked from my yard

She wants to pull it off for sure

Instead we painted rocks,  look forward to painting more for the flower bed.

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