Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Wonderful Wednesday--Flowers in My Garden

Pictimilitude is hosting the Wonderful Wednesday blog hop. Its like Wordless Wednesday because its photo oriented, but we all know it's impossible for most bloggers to be wordless.  This week's Wonderful Wednesday topic is Flowers. As it happens I take a lot of pictures of flowers, in part because, unlike teenagers, they don't run and hide when you turn the camera on.

This is the bush in front of our house. It was already here when we got here 12 years ago, and I'm not sure what it is, but for about a week each year it blooms beautifully.  The rest of the time its just sort of there, but it's worth it for that one week.




I already paid tribute to this Spring's daffodils and they of course are finished for the year, but there are a lot of other beauties coming up now.
Our backyard is pretty small, only about 50ft by 25ft, but we do have a lot of nice flowers in it. Some of the rose bushes came from our last house, which makes them 13 or more years old.










 

We have more than roses in our yard though, here are some of our other treasures:
 



 





 
 
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15 comments:

  1. So pretty. Our iris are just starting to bloom. Happy WW!

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    1. Everything just opened up this past week,just in time for my son's graduation party

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  3. Lovely, lovely flowers! Thanks for sharing...love those roses! http://petsawarenews.com/?p=149

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    1. Thank you Michelle. Roses and irises are kind of our specialty,though we'll have some lovely dahlias later this summer.

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    1. Thank you Susan, glad you enjoyed them.

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  5. You have some gorgeous flowers. I love the deep purple ones and your roses are so healthy and thriving!

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    1. Thank you Linda. I love the colors on the irises too...so vivid and different.

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  6. Beautiful pictures of your flowers! Brings a sense of peace in mind :)

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    1. Thanks Keith, it makes me feel better just lookimg at them. In the winter I look at pictures of them.

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  7. wow your garden is in full swing.

    Great pix :)

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    1. Yes its really taking off tight now.

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  8. Your flowers look beautiful. We have one flowering bush in our garden with beautiful pink flowers, that every year just blooms of its own accord. Which is good because I am about as far from being green fingered as it is possible to get :)

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    1. Thanks Joss. I deserve no credit for the quality of the garden at all. My husband, the kids, and a friend of ours do all the real gardening. I just take pictures of everything. About the only thing I can raise are shamrocks, which are nearly impossible to kill.

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