The first blooms that have not been chewed on this year, summer has been hard on this rose. It smells so good and I love the cream center. Makes me think of a 1950's glass bottle of milk with cream on top.
All of my Phlox have been eaten by grasshoppers but they keep on blooming.I am SOoooo ready for fall, winter and 2012.
Astronaut Douglas Wheelock shares photo's he took of the Earth aboard the International Space Station. This is Florida and southeastern U.S. in the evening, the moonlight over the water and sky, dotted with millions of stars. Please enlarge to see our beautiful world.
We have a new tenant in the blue bird house, a flying squirrel. I had to borrow these photo's because he is very fast but hope to get my own soon.He or she is so cute and keeps peeking out the little hole, The Bennie tapped on the box to make sure what it was and it came out ran around the tree and back in the box.
I could not help myself , with the break in the heat I had to have new plants.
We were at Lowe's yesterday Not for flowers and these were calling my name.
(Patsy over here)This is not the Helenium (Sneezeweed) but Red Blanket a daisy like flower that has 4- inch flowers it grows to 12 in tall with a 4 in spread. Hardiness zone 3-10. only 3.99 3 gal size.
This is Pink Fountain Gaura , butterfly and hummingbirds like it, height 24-26 in. spreads 18in. hardiness Zone 5
looking this up it was selling for 10.99 and Lowe's had it for 3.99
And the ever ( have to have) Blue Salvia and Rabbit proof.
The temperature has dropped to a pleasant 74 this morning. The flowers and I will be very happy if it stays like this.When all the plants and flowers look spent, just see how the Zinnias never fail.
I hope it is nice and cool where ever you are.
Have a happy day.
The Bennie had me up early this morning washing window's. He did the out side and I think he had the easy job I had to do the inside and the blinds.They are so nice and clean-----I can see out better now.
It has looked so good and this week it is falling apart The rosemary looks good even if the rabbits did dig under it and put baby's.I have lost a bunch of flowers this year, my white rose is not doing good, it must be this hot dry weather.