Donna Shipley
Donna Shipley
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  • Placerville, CA

My Garden in Summer...


There a chill in the air this morning and I can definitely feel Fall in the air, and so many of my plants moving toward dormancy. I thought it might be a good time to share some of the beauty that was Summer... http://sdrv.ms/18aVbaN
Martha Washington Geranium
Martha Washington Geranium
It took several years to find a spot where a Princess Flower would winter over... but finally success.
It took several years to find a spot where a Princess Flower would winter over... but finally success.
Water Lily Crocus one of the last flower to bloom before the official start of Fall.
Water Lily Crocus one of the last flower to bloom before the official start of Fall.
Shooting Star Hydrangea was pretty but became a snack for the deer.
Shooting Star Hydrangea was pretty but became a snack for the deer.
Hanging Fuchsia
Hanging Fuchsia
Passion flower vine in the Cascara tree
Passion flower vine in the Cascara tree
my garden in summer, flowers, gardening, hydrangea
Smoke from forest fires causing an eerie sunrise.
Smoke from forest fires causing an eerie sunrise.
Turk's Head Lily
Turk's Head Lily
So happy to see a few honeybees this summer.
So happy to see a few honeybees this summer.
Peruvian daffodil, another of the plants that haven't bloomed for several years.  Finally found the right spot.
Peruvian daffodil, another of the plants that haven't bloomed for several years. Finally found the right spot.
Even after the fires were out there were some interesting morning skies.
Even after the fires were out there were some interesting morning skies.

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  • Judy4justice
    on Oct 8, 2013

    I absolutely LOVE flowers!!These were amaziing! Thanks for sharing.

  • Tracey T
    on Oct 8, 2013

    Stunning beauty, isn't it great having all these flowers!?!

    • Donna Shipley
      on Oct 8, 2013

      @Tracey T Thank you and yes, it is. I just love all the wonderful colors and fragrances :)

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