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…

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…

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…

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!…

FOTD: The Waiting is Over!

We are looking forward to entertaining in our gardens! Bursts of Spring are everywhere! Here in our neighborhood gardens we see the Red Bud, Confederate Jasmine and the Pansies! Looking good! 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,…

Six on Saturday: Sandhills Horticultural Gardens

Good morning SOSer’s! Today, I wanted to share a garden closer to my home, so you can smell the pine and feel the crunch beneath your feet! We are walking through the Sandhills Horticultural Gardens in Pinehurst, NC. The gardens were established in 1978 with the Ebersole Holly Garden and has expanded over the years…

Life in Color: Green in the Orchid Conservatory

Yesterday, I showed some of the pinks in the Orchid Conservatory of the Atlanta Botanical Gardens for Cee’s FOTD and today, I am showing some greens that I found there too! This Orchid Conservatory is the largest in the world! I know nothing about orchids or exotic flowers, but I took hundreds of photos here!…

FOTD: The Orchid Conservatory

The Orchids, today, all were seen at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Orchid Conservatory……..There were hundreds of them, but I chose these 3 purple-pinks to show you today! Aren’t they beautiful? 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…

FOTD: The Flower Stall in Spring

Today, for FOTD is the SPRING Flower Stall painted in Watercolors! I am SO READY for STEADY Spring Weather, aren’t you? PS See the FEATURED PHOTO to see the original! 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…

FOTD: Bee Yellow

Today for FOTD, we have the BEE Yellow! 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…

FOTD: Hyacinth

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 or dig back into your archives….

FOTD: Irises

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 or dig back into your archives….