Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘Hydrangea’

Durango, Colorado

Irvine, California

Read Full Post »

Durango, Colorado

Irvine, California

Read Full Post »

Durango, Colorado

Irvine, California

Read Full Post »

Durango, Colorado

Block Island, Rhode Island

Read Full Post »

Block Island, Rhode Island

Irvine, California


Read Full Post »

Barbara: The vegetable garden provides us with deeply-appreciated sustenance for body and soul, but the flower garden is a feast for the eyes, not to mention an irresistible draw for bees and humans (especially humans with cameras).

I’ve indulged in the written word in the past two posts. This time I’ll let the images speak for themselves. Here are some of my favorite shots of Mary Beth’s star performers:

Love-in-a-Mist pod. It looks otherworldly.

Love-in-a-Mist pod. It looks otherworldly.

One of two flower beds visible from Corn Neck Road.

One of two flower beds visible from Corn Neck Road.

One of my favorite color combos.

One of my favorite color combos.

Dive right in.

Dive right in.

Ballon Flower — one of Dad's favorites.

Balloon flower — one of Dad's favorites.

Love the swirl pattern on this Coneflower.

Love the spiral pattern on this Coneflower (Echinacea).

Hydrangea — an old-fashioned beauty that I never get tired of.

Hydrangea — an old-fashioned beauty that I never get tired of.

The garden shed in back of the house is covered on this side with clematis and the other with wisteria.

The garden shed is covered on this side with clematis and on the other with wisteria.

Behind the house the bed was filled with a feathery cloud of white and pink astilbe.

Behind the house the flowerbed was filled with a feathery cloud of white and pink astilbe.

Oh! I just can't get enough of the color of these roses.

I just can't get enough of the color of these roses.

Nothing makes me smile more than these daisies, unless it's the peonies that preceed them in the early spring.

Nothing makes me smile more than these daisies, unless it's the peonies that preceed them in spring.

A glorious jumble of blossoms!

Black-eyed Susans in glorious jumble of blossoms!

Sunflower unfurling her petals to greet the day.

Sunflower unfurling her petals to greet the day.

Heavy with seed and waiting for the birds.

Heavy with seed and waiting for the birds.

This

This quiet beauty — St. John's Wort — was tucked away behind the cottage.

The colors of sunset in a rose.

The colors of sunset in a rose.

Around every corner there is a new delight. This "Cherries Red" nastursium sits outside the outdoor shower that Ray Ray built. There's nothing better than taking a shower here with the setting sun warming your face. One of life's blissful moments!

Around every corner there is a new delight. This "Cherries Red" nasturtium sits by the shower that Ray built. There's nothing better than showering here with the setting sun warming your face. One of life's blissful moments! (Thank you, Ray.)

This flower bed borders the vegetable garden. A great place to enjoy morning tea.

This flower bed borders the vegetable garden. A great place to enjoy morning tea.

Amazing how the light at different times of the day changes the look of things. Bonica roses in the morning light.

Amazing how the light at different times of the day changes the look of things. Bonica roses in the morning light.

A sweet flower-filled window box graces the cottage.

A sweet flower-filled window box graces the cottage.

Burgundy-colores roses decorate the vegetable garden.

Burgundy-colores roses decorate the vegetable garden.

It looks like a Fourth of July sparkler.

It looks like a Fourth of July sparkler.

Wisteria archway frames a classic Block Island view.

Wisteria archway frames a classic Block Island view.

Read Full Post »

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 66 other followers