A Photo a Week Challenge: Threes

I’ve been spending a lot of time in my garden photos since I’ve had a severe bout of poison ivy, ha ha! Here are some three’s in the garden! This is just one of the posts for A Photo a Week Challenge! Why don’t you check out the others! So much fun!  

Jo’s Monday Walk: Savannah, Georgia

It’s summer and we must have a  see of Savannah and all it has to offer! What is it about Savannah? Is it the Savannah River that draws our attention? Or the old warehouses to explore along the waterfront? Or the riverboats and cobblestoned streets? I think it is the Spanish moss hanging from the…

#MyGloriousGardens: The Garden of Ellen Terry

This week for my bit for #MyGlorious Gardens we are visiting Smallhythe Place near Tenderden, Kent. Smallhythe Place, the home of Ellen Terry, is located on a rural road, near Tenterden in Kent. Coming from a narrow, graveled, country lane from the Bullein Barn B&B, Smallhythe Place was at the end of it. Everyday we…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus on the Flowers

I love to photograph flowers when I visit gardens. I especially like a very focused shot. These were some of my favorites from the Great Dixter Gardens in East Sussex, UK. And I wanted to try the Snapseed App on this photo! Here is the original photo! And here it is using the Distressed FX…

#MyGloriousGardens: Virginia Woolf’s Monks House Garden

Today, I am featuring my second post on Virginia Woolf’s garden, Monks House. If you missed my first post, it is HERE.  In letters to friends Virginia said, “ The point of Monks House is the garden. I shan’t tell you, for you must come and sit there on the lawn with me, or stroll…

Travel Theme: Decadent

Decadent: luxuriously doing what one wants.  I’ve made the flowers from my garden decadent! This is a part of the Where’s My BackPack’s Travel theme challenge. To participate just click Here!  

#MyGloriousGardens: Virginia Woolf’s Monks House

Today for the #MyGloriousGardens Theme we will be visiting the home and garden of Virginia and Leonard Woolf in Rodmell. I am doing the post in two parts: one this week and one next, because I think if you are like me you would want to see her cottage as well as her garden, am…

#MyGloriousGardens: The Charleston Farmhouse

Today we are visiting one of my favorite gardens! Won’t you join me? This challenge is brought to us by Old House In the Shires! Charleston Farmhouse, the home of Vanessa Stephen Bell, (Virginia Woolf’s sister) is about six miles from Monk’s House, (Virginia Woolf’s home) as the the crow flies. The farmhouse sits in…

#MyGloriousGarden: The Gardens of Mainz, Germany

Today I am participating in the #MyGloriousGardens Link Party, from Old House In the Shires, where we share photos of DUH, Gardens! In March we were in Mainz, Germany and several IPhone photos were snapped of the blooming plants and flowers all around this beautiful city, situated on the Rhine River. Mostly my past trips…

WeekendCoffeeShare: Where are the Weekends Going?

Come on up to the porch! Let’s have our morning brew here! We may have to splurge and have a cold brew! A latte that includes chocolate chips is on my mind! If we were having coffee this morning you would know I have been living on my porch and in the garden! When I’m…

Color Your World in Piggy Pink

We’re still in the garden at Great Dixter in the UK! Isn’t this a great selection of plants for Piggy Pink? If you would like to know more about Great Dixter I have written posts about it Here, Here, and Here! Color your World  is a 4 month long daily blogging challenge event. Each day…

Travel Theme: Grow

  Today’s Travel Theme is Grow……. You need the right stuff to grow! Lots of water is needed and the right space to grow in………. You need hoses and watering cans and sometimes a screening or two……….. Sometimes you need a very big pot! And sometimes you need a greenhouse……….. Sometimes you just want the…

Color Your World in Red Violet

  I don’t think I’ll ever run out of beautiful flower photos from Great Dixter Gardens in the UK! Enjoy these beauties! Color your World  is a 4 month long daily blogging challenge event. Each day has a new color theme based on a crayon color in Crayola’s box of 120 crayons. The challenge runs…

Color Your World in Orchid

Various tones of Orchid may range from grayish purple to purplish-pink to strong reddish purple. Orchid is a British charity which funds research into the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of prostate , penile and testicular cancer. It was set up in 1996 by former testicular cancer sufferer, Colin Osborne. The prostate, penile and testicular cancer awareness ribbon is represented by…