Pretty Petals ~ From My Garden

Looking forward to whatever surprises next summers garden has in store for me but taking a moment to look back at a few Pretty Petals from the past one ~~~
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Flowering Kale always brightens up my Fall garden
Flowering Kale always brightens up my Fall garden!
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Morning Glories open with the sunrise to greet all who enter the garden
Morning Glories open with the sunrise to greet all who enter the garden
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Foxgloves have such a magical look about them According to folklore they are said to attract fairies haven t seen any hanging around the garden though
Foxgloves have such a magical look about them ~ According to folklore they are said to attract fairies ~ haven't seen any hanging around the garden though! :-)
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, From bud to bloom to seed Mountain Bluet provides interest to the garden with it s unique colors textures shapes
From bud ~ to bloom ~ to seed Mountain Bluet provides interest to the garden with it's unique colors, textures & shapes
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, The showy flower spikes of the Lupine arrive on the scene in the Spring with pea like blooms unusual shaped leaves
The showy flower spikes of the Lupine arrive on the scene in the Spring with pea like blooms & unusual shaped leaves
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Dainty Dianthus with it s serrated flower edges
Dainty Dianthus with it's serrated flower edges
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, I love how the Soapwort spills out over the stone wall A long time ago it was used to make a gentle cleaning lather nature s soap
I love how the Soapwort spills out over the stone wall. A long time ago it was used to make a gentle cleaning lather ~ nature's soap!
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Love this old fashioned plant Zebrina Hollyhock Mallow soft lavender colored flowers striped with dk purple veins are so striking
Love this old fashioned plant! Zebrina Hollyhock Mallow ~ soft lavender colored flowers striped with dk.purple veins are so striking!
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Coreopsis is such a cheery sunny plant I rescued a 4 inch piece from between pavers in my neighbors sidewalk planted it in no time it was thriving in my garden
Coreopsis is such a cheery, sunny plant! I "rescued" a 4 inch piece from between pavers in my neighbors sidewalk ~ planted it & in no time it was thriving in my garden.
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Weigela with it s pretty tubular trumpet shaped flowers
Weigela with it's pretty tubular trumpet shaped flowers
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Campanula such pretty blue bellflowers
Campanula ~ such pretty blue bellflowers!
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Wandering through the garden
Wandering through the garden ~
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Sweet William Catchfly has a band of sticky substance on it s stem that traps small insects thus the name Catchfly
Sweet William Catchfly has a band of sticky substance on it's stem that traps small insects ~ thus the name Catchfly!
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Love this Sedum not only has pretty flowers but it s succulent leaves add interest to the garden
Love this Sedum ~ not only has pretty flowers but it's succulent leaves add interest to the garden
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Gladiolus have beautiful showy blooms one of my favorite colors
Gladiolus have beautiful showy blooms (one of my favorite colors!)
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Guara has delicate airy looking blooms
Guara has delicate airy looking blooms
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Another pretty color of Gladiolus
Another pretty color of Gladiolus
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, The pot of Mothers Day Mums were happy to be transplanted into the garden they went crazy once out of their pot
The pot of Mothers Day Mums were happy to be transplanted into the garden ~ they went crazy once out of their pot. :-)
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Another favorite Coneflower along side a Butterfly Bush
Another favorite ~ Coneflower along side a Butterfly Bush
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Foxglove with catmint in the background
Foxglove with catmint in the background
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Tall Garden Phlox with it s colorful small star shaped flowers
Tall Garden Phlox with it's colorful small star shaped flowers
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Pink Evening Primrose these have cute cuplike shaped blossoms
Pink Evening Primrose ~ these have cute cuplike shaped blossoms
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, The Spiderworts blossoms each only last a day They open dawn fade by mid day only to be replaced by a new batch the next day
The Spiderworts blossoms each only last a day. They open @ dawn & fade by mid day ~ only to be replaced by a new batch the next day!
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Clematis a favorite garden climber
Clematis ~ a favorite garden climber!
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Sweet little Violas
Sweet little Violas
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, The birds love to use this sundial surrounded with lavender for a landing spot
The birds love to use this sundial, surrounded with lavender for a landing spot
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Hydrangea blooms
Hydrangea blooms
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Coneflower Bee Balm Liatris This garden area is very popular with the bees butterflies humming birds
Coneflower, Bee Balm & Liatris ~ This garden area is very popular with the bees, butterflies & humming birds!
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Feverfew
Feverfew
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Azalea the deer love to nibble on this in the winter but no matter how much damage they do it still stuns us with it s gorgeous blossoms
Azalea ~ the deer love to nibble on this in the winter but no matter how much damage they do it still stuns us with it's gorgeous blossoms!
pretty petals from my garden, flowers, gardening, hydrangea, succulents, Bleeding Heart always adds charm to the shade garden
Bleeding Heart always adds charm to the shade garden!
Judy Walters Weiss
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