Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn't know that so it goes on flying anyway. ~Mary Kay Ash

I haven't posted in awhile so I have a lot of pictures I want to share with, but I don't want to bore you with all of them in one post. So stay tuned : )


This is from the "Limelight" Hydrangea that my honey bought me for Mother's Day! I love using these blooms for cut flowers!


This is a cloche I got at Salvation Army for $1.99 and I couldn't resist after seeing everyone Else's vignettes with cloches. (sorry if I didn't spell that right) So here is mine that I filled with cherry Magellan zinnias.

This is a crappy picture, but these are the Zinnias near the driveway. They are great cut flowers!


This is the wall of morning Glory's.




I really didn't think it would ever get this full!



Here is the cherry Magellan zinnia.




I had to put the cherry zinnias with the marigolds since the all the seeds for the zinnias didn't germinate!! I think it looks happy : )






This has turned out to be my very favorite part of the yard. When I walk out the smell is intoxicating along with the butterfly's and bees that are constant visitors. Which was the entire point of the garden.



My husband thinks we should line the driveway with the balsam next year. What do you think?
The balsam is on the left side of the steps.



I trimmed down the Snapdragons that were in the front of the zinnias and they are currently sitting in the garage so I can steal the seeds : ) YAY! Hopefully they will re bloom in the fall!




I hope you have a great day and Happy Gardening!



















9 comments:

Dirt Princess said...

I love the new background! Your garden is looking GREAT!!! I love the front bed! The driveway looks great as well! You have been hard at work! I love the cloche...very nice!

Tootsie said...

I wish my morning glory looked like yours!!! mine are only a few inches tall this year...I doubt they will catch up!

aidensmom said...

Love your new background! The pics are great and I love the flowers. Everything just looks great. I love it. ;)

Susie said...

That morning glory is amazing! Wish my limelight hydrangeas would bloom.

Jesikarena said...

DIRT PRINCESS- Thank you! Our conversation yesterday inspired me to get back on here!

Tootsie- I only planted like 8! I think they are just jealous of the clematis's that are planted there. so they are taking over : )

Aidens mom- Thank you! I am just glad that this hot weather we've been having hasn't killed everything!

Susie- Yes they do seem to be taking over! My limelight hydrangea was a pretty good size when I got them so they may be the reason?? They are really pretty though and its on its second blooming cycle.

lynn'sgarden said...

Jessica, everything looks great..I really like your driveway beds..will be lush and full in no time! Yeah..save those seeds!

CiNdEe said...

Great choice of backgrounds(-: It is very pretty!
The new garden is looking good! I have not had a cockscomb before. It looks pretty and fun plant to grow!
The butterflies are great for the garden! I had some metal ones I got at the flea market too. They were originally inside items. I love them outside much better!!!!

Darla said...

Your garden is taking off for sure. Downspouts are pain in the rear! Great watering can planter.

Darla said...

Been wondering if you are okay?