This blog is about my garden and the outdoors. I am new to photography but I am trying to show some of the pretty things that grow here in Michigan. I love the wild things who visit me and I dont mind if they eat a bit here and there. I like it more if they let me take their picture. As time goes on I think I will try to show you around the beautiful area that I live in as well as my garden. I try to use my own pictures as much as possible but will also use pictures from the web. If I inadvertently use your photo or work without permission please email me and I will remove it or give credit if you prefer. I will give credit when I know who the owner is. I would ask that anyone using my pictures do the same.
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Monday, June 24, 2013

Tristen in the garden..........

It was so hot and muggy today and Tristen wanted to play outside. Yeuk!!!!. Well outside he went.
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It was not very long before he went to his room and came down in his swim suit. What could I say. He already turned the sprinkler on and was having a great time.
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Nothing like a boy and a hose,
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He enjoyed most of the day outside, playing with his trucks. He came in and got dressed, in a new set of clothes. Then decided to go out again. We eventually got through 3 sets of clothes and some PJ's before bed time.

Meanwhile......in the rest of the garden......a few more things opened today.
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The daisies are about to open, the smaller daisies are already open. This was by the pond
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The garden by the deck where I have the bird feeders.
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The path from the deck to garage/shed, Tristen has a "car park" up the back by the garage, he is unpacking his stuff back there.......getting out his bikes and fire engine
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Everything is filling out and lush. A few close ups of the flowers today
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The Lavender is beautiful
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This is Sage, isn't she lovely with silver leaves and beautiful smell?
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Carnation....smells heady and sweet
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Some more flowers from today
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My Clematis is spindly still. I have three of them. All at least a couple to three years. They are not at all sturdy and I wonder how long before they get strong. One has a bloom.

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Another Iris is blooming, its not as full as the others. I hope it will be soon. It's beautiful and a pale colour rather than the vivid purple of the others.

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The yellow daisies are blooming. The flowers are lovely but they are so spindly and a pest but I have to keep some I will try pinching them down next year and keeping them small. Maybe I can train them to not get as tall.

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This flower comes on the ground cover, its rather like Queens Ann's lace

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Oh I could go on and on but will stop at that for now.
I will share this with The Dedicated House linky Adorned from Above
Also sharing on Our World Tuesday with thanks to those who host the parties.

2 comments:

Magic Love Crow said...

Oh, I LOVE your garden pictures! So beautiful!! Everything is looking amazing!! Good for Tristen playing in the water ;o) I would have been with him! LOL! Take Care Janice ;o)

Jennifer A. Jilks said...

I love your boy and water photos! Nothing better.
Tell me, what is the yellow flower? I have just ONE in my garden! (I didn't put it there!)
Thanks for playing on Tuesday!
I've lived here nearly 3 years, it's a mystery!
Cheers from Cottage Country!