Summer Garden 2014

I’ve had this Hydrangea shrub for many years.  I admit to having transplanted it several times due to the shade that keeps appearing every couple of years.  Some caused by my trees and shrubs sprouting up in the vicinity and once due to a neighbor planting several very large privacy shrubs near his fence line.  Making up for lost time, it not only decided to bloom all the colors of the rainbow on one shrub.  Nice feat when you consider that the Hydrangea’s color is determined by the PH balance of its soil.

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Check out the 3 butterflies I caught in mid-air to the left of the flower!
Check out the 3 butterflies I caught in mid-air to the left of the flower!

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Garden Tour

I love the way gardens look in late spring.  When everything has greened and awakened.  If you love blooms, you can check out some of my links and research the bloom times of your favorite plants and plant accordingly to be assured you will always have garden flowers.  Most of mine are for foliage because I love being surrounded with green and I am stuck with mostly shade so I have learned to adjust from poppies and roses to hostas and ferns.

2014MayYardGardenMisc 022Got the red, white and blue motif for my Memorial Day.

I hope you enjoy the garden tour.  Come back anytime.

Have a safe and blessed Memorial Day!