Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Life in the Garden

All seventeen of my new roses are blooming, and some of them are real block-busters. Here's a couple:

Queen Mary
Just Joey In fact, they're blooming so bloomin' fast and furiously, they've gotten waaaaay ahead of me, and for the past couple of days, I've had to dive in and do some serious dead-heading and pruning back.

My succulent garden is going nuts...
...and a couple of my violets are really struttin' their stuff.

I recently joined an African Violet group on Yahoo!, and have realized the error of my ways these many years, in which I've never paid much attention to the names of the violets and orchids I buy. Thus, these two beauties are "Sine nomine" (without a name)... but I love them anyway! The lesson has been learned, however, and I resolve never again to buy another plant without knowing it's name first!

1 comment:

A Quilting Fool said...

incredible that you have, and remember, the names of your roses, your cats, probably even your friends.