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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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Around the neighbourhood...........

Tristen wanted to go for a ride up the ally, so I told him we would do that. I took my camera with me. Of course I did. So we took a loop around the front walk and back down the ally. Then over the road and to the church parking lot. He loves to ride in there but some girls was practicing driving. Well parking anyway. So we continued on. I figured that some flowers other than mine would be nice.
This one though was at the doctors office this morning and I had to fit it in. Lovely aye?
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So on with our walk. Some of the neighbours have some lovely Lillies. I love this shade of yellow, almost got a greenish tint don't you think?
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These look lovely against the white.
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So then we stopped at what will be Tristen's school. He wanted to play at the playground but ended up riding his bike.
I took pictures of the school garden. It is not so well tended this year.
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There were still some nice flowers blooming but it was all overgrown this year and I wanted to rescue some of the plants. I would love them in my garden
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I want these really red Bea Balm...........I have 3 colours in my garden but not this colour. Maybe I can go back and get some seeds later.
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After I was done there we continued on. We have some nice gardens in the neighbourhood. I was also happy to see that some one besides me encourages wild flowers.
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We continued up and down some of the back alleys, because that way I can see the back gardens as well as the front.
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About this time my little charge was getting tired and not listening so we headed home for today. I do love to look at other peoples gardens and get some ideas. Puts me in the mood for working on mine. Today I picked up some more stuff and some mulch so with luck tomorrow I will be in the garden. I want to paint some signs. I AM IN THE GARDEN..........that sounds nice right.


September Violets said...

You must live in an old town with the alleys. We don't have alleys in my town, but I think it would be fun to explore that way. Tristen must've enjoyed the ride. Nice photos of the flowers in your neighbourhood. I'd definitely get some of the bee balm seeds for your own garden ;)
Wendy x

Magic Love Crow said...

I am in the garden ;o) Great sign ;o) I love your walk around town ;o) Great pictures of the flowers ;o) Big Hugs ;o)