Becky’s Square Challenge: Bright and PINK

Tea in the Garden………. and an orchid in the greenhouse! I am adding these photos for two of my favorite blogs today! Becky’s Square Challenge and Jude’s: Life in Color! This month the color is PINK! Remember, it is totally up to you how you interpret the theme, the only absolute rule is that your…

Jo’s Monday Walk: Let’s Tip-Toe Through the Tulips!

Good mornin’ and welcome to the TULIPS! Last week, we took a little vaca and traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, one of my favorite spots to visit. We were making our every-six-weeks pilgrimage  to Cheekwood Gardens, because I wanted to catch the tail end of the Tulip display!  We had tickets for 11am on the Wednesday…

Life In Color: Pink

PINK is this month’s color! Need I say more? Hey Jude says: To add your photos to this challenge, look on at the tab below and post on Sunday’s!  Won’t you join us? Here are the Guidelines! Each Sunday post one or more photos for the chosen color of the month. If you want to join…

Six On Saturday In My Own Garden (Finally)

Good Mornin’ SOS’ers! I have been away on Vaca and these photos were taken right before I left! The Featured Photo is the Pink/Purple Formosa Azaleas in my Woodland Garden. I gave a them good talking to last year! They had not bloomed in ten years! So, I cut back the tree tops to let…

FOTD: Grape Hyacinth

Grape Hyacinth or muscari is a mid-spring, blooming, perennial bulb in the lily family, native to southeastern Europe. Muscari comes from the Greek word for musk, referring to the scent. The common name comes from the resemblance of the clusters of small, bell-shaped, cobalt blue flowers to upside down clusters of grapes. I have these…

Becky’s Square Challenge: Bright

Becky’s Theme for this month’s Challenge is Bright! Let’s see how bright I can be today! This is my favorite color in the garden……….any garden including mine! All of these beautiful flowers were found in the Orchid Conservatory of the Atlanta Botanical Gardens and were tagged with their names……..There were sooooooooo many I liked, I…

Six On Saturday: The Garden Gate

Good Morning SOSer’s! Today, it’s all about Garden Gates! These are photos from gardens in Atlanta, Georgia! Enjoy! I hope you have enjoyed the Garden Gates today! The instructions for SOS are easy. The photos can be flowers, vegetables, a garden design, whatever, as long as it’s garden related and posted on Saturday!  So, its…

Friday’s Foods of the World: From MY Back Garden!

Today, I am showing the treats for my Spring Garden Party, that was held in the “Good ol’ days,” not so long ago! Hopefully those days will be with us again soon! I am soooooooo lucky to have next door neighbors, who are both professional chefs! So, let’s watch them put the final touches on…

FOTD: Lilacs

Who can best a perfect lilac? Cee’s Challenge is all about bringing a little beauty and color into our daily lives. Who wouldn’t be in favor of that? Challenge rules, why not join in? 1. Feel free to post every day or whenever you you feel like it.  You can either post new flower photos…

Hoppy Easter!

This little fella has been busy eating my garden! And coloring the eggs! Hoppy Easter!

Six On Saturday: The Montana Garden

Good Mornin’ SOSer’s! No, we are not in the state of Montana today, but we are in the Montana Garden! You will not find this garden in the Gardens to Visit On the National Garden Scheme either! That’s the book that I send for: that lists the UK gardens, the date they will be open…

My Spring Garden: A Look Back

Come in come in…….don’t worry about all the mess on the kitchen table, I’ll just move it over. Now…..what would you like to drink this morning? I have every flavor of coffee imaginable; Donut Shop, French Roast, Carmel Pie?  I’m reading the labels from the coffees……..Mocha Java, New Orleans Blend. Oh, here’s a good one!…

FOTD: Spring Trees

Today, for the FOTD, the trees are springing forward! If you wonder what I do with my  photos that I watercolor, I make them into notecards! These are some in my Spring Collection! Cee’s Challenge is all about bringing a little beauty and color into our daily lives. Who wouldn’t be in favor of that?…

Six On Saturday: Chartwell, The Winston Churchill Home

Chartwell, the home of Winston Churchill, was built as early as the 16th century when the estate was called, “Well Street.” There was a well at the north side of the house called, “Chart Well.” “Chart”is an Old English word for rough ground. Henry VIII is reputed for staying here, when he was courting Anne…

Life In Color: Snowball Green

Good Monday Morning! Today, for the FOTD Challenge and Life In Color: Green Challenge we have snowball green in the garden! Spring has Sprung! The Eastern Snowball bush is easy to grow in my neck of the woods! It is low-maintenance and matures into a large, large, large, dense bush up to 12 feet tall!…