Worry is like a rocking chair, it's gives you something to do but gets you nowhere!

Friday, May 28, 2010

Fertilizer Friday --

It's time to Fertilize and/or Flaunt those flowers, inside or out. Drop by http://tootsietime.blogspot.com/ to join the fun!
Impatiens are beginning to fill in. I'm standing at one end of the driveway looking up our front yard.
Lacecap Hydrangea--Thanks Ms. Doris!

A yellow Hollyhock.
Morning Glory
The lawn tractor in the background is a permanent fixture in the Full Sun Garden, more on that later.
One of my 4 wheelbarrows.
Senstive Plant--Mimosa Family.. This is a ground cover.
Stokes Aster
Calla Lily (ignore the truck in the background)
Coral Reef Sedum in a window box on the lattice.
Red Fountain Grass
Snapdragons are still hanging in..don't know how in mid 90 degree weather.
Question: Why do the Brugmansia blooms open white on Wedenesday evening..

and turn pink by Thursday morning?
Not sure which color I like the most.

Hopefully my wonderful husband has fixed my internet connection problems.


Today I am Thankful that the children only have one more week of school for this year!

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Header Challenge....

The internet would not connect yesterday afternoon or last night..Sorry everyone.
Albizia julibrissin - Mimosa - Silk Plant

Originally from China--introduced to the U.S. in 1745.
Considered invasive by Florida's Exotic Pest Plant Council.
We have removed all but a few from our property. They do have a wonderful scent.
Go to http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/node/29 to read about invasive plant laws in your state or plants that have been threatened and/or endangered

Please visit the other team members listed on my sidebar to see what "Trees" they have in their header.


Today I am Thankful the internet is working..

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

So What...

If I have to take a garden walk at 6:30 in the a.m. to see the Four O' Clocks open.

It was worth it.

Header Challenge this afternoon...theme will be trees.


Today I am Thankful for blogging friends and the little games we play.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Bloomin' Tuesday...

It's time for Bloomin' Tuesday over at http://msgreenthumbjean.blogspot.com

Monarda above....
Gail's PPPP has been blooming for months!

Gold Milkweed
Still have a few Poppies blooming Catherine.
Susan coming up through the reblooming Wisteria.
Susan with Larkspur
Gerbera Daisy
Purple Coneflowers
Petunias coming up through the Loro...

Dad had the Melanoma tumor removed yesterday, he now has about 30 sutures, he did really good. I have had a sick child home for two days.....and working on something very exciting! I'll post about it soon. My visiting and emails are hit and miss right now. Prayerfully things will smooth out soon.
Today I am Thankful that the Lord does not put more on me/you than we can handle...