Thursday, March 31, 2011

Enlarge to get a better look:This was taken from the bedroom window, they are so flighty

I could not stand out side to get a good picture.

Oh the Blue Bird of happiness!

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

We went to Lowe's to day and they have there" Tiny Bee Asiatic Lilies" in. I was so excited to see from the one I planted last spring four are coming up.

Monday, March 28, 2011

I got a new book to read from Gigi Ann at My Reading Corner.

It was a very sweet story and I enjoyed it so much.

I have passed it on to the a blogger friend.Thank you Gigi Ann

Sunday, March 27, 2011

"A faithful man shall abound with blessings"

Proverbs 28:20Lord, help me to remember that there are many ways to

rejoice in any kind of day you make for us.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Trivia Saturday

What State is this ?
It was named for the King of England in 1629.
Many important battles of the US Revolutionary War were fought there,

and the first shots in the Civil War were fired there in 1861.Answer:
South Carolina named after King Charles I

Friday, March 25, 2011

We had some sleet this morning and rain old winter just had to throw up one more time.
Baby it is cold out there after having high 70's for a week.
This is the pink star- shaped flower ( Neon Sedum ).
Remember this picture last week of the ( Karl Rosenfield Garden Peony)?

This is it just a week or so later in the back are my (Coneflowers ) coming up.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

We have been with out phone and internet service for 2 1/2 days. They are building a house next door to us and they dug up our phone lines and cut them some how. But you can see with the Bennie's help we are back up and running.
Most all plants in the garden are up and look good the only one didn't make it, the (Gayfeather) and it was so lovely for the last two years.
This is the (Creme Brulee Coral Bell)it is a award winner.

This is the trailing perennial ( Drummons Pink Creeping Phlox)
it is not trailing very fast but is making a show.We are having cool days in the 50's this week it has been high 70's.
guess that is spring for you.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

The woods are full of red bud trees and the honeysuckle vines are green.Lovely spring

Monday, March 21, 2011

I am so glad that spring is here
I'll have no need to fear,
the winterblasts that have raged Thur the land.
I'll now take up my hoe and rake
and a new garden I will make.Texas Bluebonnets
Enlarge picture to see how lovely.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

"The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself."
Proverbs 11:25Father, let me stop being stingy with my love.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Guess what is blooming in my garden?Iberis " Candytuft"
It is a evergreen perennial and should bloom May through June
the plants were planted in spring 2009.
They must like the spot where they live to come on so early.
We should have days in the 70's and nights in the 50's all this week.
Happy Spring!

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Happy 24th Birthday granddaughter Chelsea

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

I was so excited this morning to see Blue Birds in our box next to the bedroom window. It is a lovely day with sunshine

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

My little brother in 1950's
His son some 50 years later
Dad and son

Monday, March 14, 2011

My Florida Anise died, so unhappy that it did.
But we are in the pink today even with the rain .

This is our first new plant for Spring
"Holden Rhododendron"
It will take the place of the other one.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

"I will establish my covenant with you:---
neither shell there any more be a flood to destroy the earth."
Genesis 9:11Dear Lord, help me to build on a firm foundation,
learning to diligently seek Thy direction in all I do.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

The beautiful Japanese flowering Cherry Trees.
Japan gave 3,020 cherry blossom trees as a gift to the United States in 1912

They are in bloom all over the South

Bradford Pear Tree

They are putting on a show now in the south.

Thursday, March 10, 2011


Wednesday, March 9, 2011

First I have not been feeling well and have been slow and low last few days so went to visit my
Now on to the important things in life our garden's This is my Karl Rosenfield Garden peony

The Neon Sedum

Hollyhock and a little Sweet Jenny

Monday, March 7, 2011

We are moving on into early spring it is wet and cold now
but the roses we moved in mid February are leafing out.
I think we could have buds or a rose by Easter which is in late April.This is the red double Knock-out Rose

This is the Pope John Paul II

This is the Peace Rose

This one was not moved, same place for three years.
Today just looking for some sunshine ,but looks like more storms
are on there way.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Wild Cardinal Flower
"The Lord will give grace and glory:
no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly
Psalm 84:11Dear Lord, help me not to overlook the giving of thanks to you before I begin asking.

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Little Girl Magnolias
The early spring bloomers are favorites of most gardeners because
by March we are ready to get winter over.
The little Girl Magnolias are all low branched and shrubby they grow about 15 feet tall.
This is the one call "Betty" a pink-purple
This lovely is "Ann" deep purple-pink
They are also Susan red-purple
Jane a light pink -purple
and others call Randy, Ricki,

Friday, March 4, 2011

And here we have "America's Cover Boy"
Two year old Nicolas
This is the grandson of yesterdays Happy Birthday post Donna Bug.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

" Donna Bug" March 3 1957

My oldest child