July 10, 2016   We were at a dinner party/ picnic last night at our friends house when my eye caught a silvery mound plant in a pot on the deck. I once planted that plant around the edge of my perennial garden as a border to the flower bed. The silver color of this […]

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July 8, 2016 I love swimming in an in ground pool near a butterfly bush. First of all ..the color purple makes me happy. 🙂 But they draw the beautiful butterflies to there flowers! To watch them flutter is so relaxing. If you hear the word butterfly in the name it does not mean its […]

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July 7, 2016 Tonights blog is dedicated to my feline best friend Amber. She is by my feet throwing a catnip mouse up into the air! She has a pile of catnip laden toys here…each one launching her running around in circles. So I researched this mysteries plant called catnip. Catnip contains the feline attractant […]

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July 6, 2016 Growing up on a strawberry farm can be fun. Most of all I remember my Mom working in the blistering sun all day. I enjoyed eating one for the basket…one for my mouth 🙂 I looked everywhere for fresh local strawberries this season…its a dying business I guess! My Mom planted her […]

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July 6, 2016 We have been getting alot of the Sweet William into the flower shop lately from a local grower…so I guess its in season here in New Jersey. It is a cluster of flowers …usually magenta in color. I cut them short and put them in a cube vase. Looks nice by itself. […]

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July 4, 2016 OK….so flowers are not my only photographic pieces! A few years ago my friend Kathy and sat outside late at night waiting for the Somerset Patriots to finish playing baseball and the fireworks to begin. She is a photography genius and taught me how to use my camera. Capturing a firework in […]

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July 3, 2016 Where would you love to be sitting on a 90 degree day like today? Under a thing of beauty…a weeping willow! The tree reminds me of sadness as it droops toward the ground…as if it is weeping or crying. It is best to plant this tree far from your home because the […]

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July 2, 2016 I once entered a Flower Show where every entry was given an art piece and they had to interperate  the painting in a floral design.  I did fairly well. My painting had three artichokes in a bowl. I often feel I too am an artist. But my art involves arranging beautiful flowers […]

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