Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Sights of Summer

 
I can't show you any
sewing projects because
well, there isn't much to
show off.
But, I do have some beautiful blooms
from my garden to
show you all.
 
 
 
Coneflowers (Echinacea)
are one of my all-time
favorite flowers.
This is a new one I picked up last year.
It starts like this and
then...

 
it looks like a completely different
flower. 
 


 
I started with one lone plant
and ended up with

my front flower bed consumed with beautiful
pink blooms
and many Happy Bees.
 


 
And for a little
annual flower love,
Zinnias.
 



 
Hope you all are having a great week
And enjoyed the flowers I picked just for
YOU!!
 

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8 comments:

  1. Thanks for the lovely flowers, Amy. I think I would love to grow cone flowers next year. I am going to look into it.

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  2. I love zinnias. They remind me of my grandmother-in-law. She had a yard full of them.

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  3. Gorgeous flowers! I plant zinnia in my windows boxes every year. Cone flowers are perennials, right? I am working on a perennial garden. I shall have to find some of these. Thanks for sharing ... :) Pat

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  4. Those are beautiful cone flowers. I have a lonely fiery orange one...began with two, but one did not make it. They don't seem to like my yard much. Now irises and lilies love it here. Also, I have another green bushy plant, that gets a red flower in the late fall. I've no idea what it is...rescued it from my mom's flower beds before we sold the house. Thanks so for sharing your lovely garden!

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  5. I love the color of the coneflower.

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  6. Gorgeous pictures Amy....I love, love Cone flowers too. Black Eyed Susan are volunteer here and they usually come up in my flower beds or in fence lines. I was going to ask if you had any star flowers, because you're a star....but I see the centers of the zinnias are STARS ! How neat !

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  7. Your photos are just gorgeous of those beautiful flowers! I'm so jealous of your flower garden.

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  8. Lovely Flowers! I like your all images .. Nature and Natural things always feel good ..

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