Sunday, July 07, 2013

My Welcome Home

As I posted on the 4th of July we have been on vacation and arrived home late Friday evening.  Saturday morning I went out to walk around my flowers, many of the perennials bloomed while we were gone.  I felt like it was my own special welcome home, it brought a big smile to my face and joy to my soul.  What is it about vacations?  You are so excited to go, have a great time while you are gone but it is so very good to be home.
Here is my welcome home.
back border
barrel and south border

east sidecorner of garden
front side
hydrangea and coneflowers
purple coneflowers
south side

barrel
Now for some close-ups!
I think this one looks like the bloom is jumping out of the picture.
coreopsis
daisy

I love Gerber Daisies, they were one of the flowers in my wedding
gerber daisy

purple daylily
rose
wine daylily
My garden is recovering from the severe drought of last year and I had to add several new perennials this year.  So in three years my garden should be looking filled in again, just like this saying goes…..

First Year Sleeps, Second Year Creeps, Third Year Leaps

Now off to pull some weeds and see what I can sew later in the day.

25 comments:

  1. Glad you enjoyed a relaxing time with your family on vacation. I know you will understand when I share that I was a little sad to leave for the beach, because my hydrangea bush finally bloomed after waiting three years!The blooms are a deep pink/purple. Also, all my lilies are in full bloom.
    What is nice is that our beach complex is landscaped beautifully, so I can enjoy the flowers at the shore!
    Thank you for sharing your garden with us!!!

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    1. Oh, I can totally understand your feelings. You put all this hardwork into the flowers you want to reap the blooms! Enjoy the beach and their landscape

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  2. Absolutely beautiful!

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  3. So pretty and welcome home!

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  4. What a wonderful welcome home!

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  5. How beautiful! Thank you for sharing!

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  6. How beautiful, I especially love that daisy shot.

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    1. Thanks, the daisies are new to the garden. I hope the spread, such great flowers and good for cutting for vases.

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  7. I love your pretty flowers! I would love to come home to that:)

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    1. Thanks, Angela, it makes me so happy :)

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  8. They are welcomingly beautiful. .. love the vibrant colors.

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  9. Your flowers are beautiful! It is always nice to come home after a vacation.

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    1. Thanks, Donna, it was a very fun vacation but always home is so nice.

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  10. What a wonderful garden to come home to.

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  11. Absolutely lovely! I need to borrow your green thumb-- my flower bed is looking pretty bedraggled and I don't know how to fix it! :0

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