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.
... I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.......Psalm23:6
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Monday, July 7, 2014

Day Lilly time............

Its that time, the Day lillies are blooming. I love that. They are brilliant and beautiful. I have several different colours and once I figure whats coming back up I will just have to get some more. They are just so reliable. I also got a good shot of some nasturtiums.
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Here are a few of the Day lillies
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This is the only rose in my garden that is reliable. Its a horrible rose, it has thorns so thick that you can't touch it. So it's in the bushes as it happens and it blooms all summer. It was a long ago Mothers Day gift, and its special and so I let it grow, it was eventually surrounded by the shrubs. All I had to do was chop it down every Spring and away it would go again.
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Rock plants looking good,want more to put in pots. I hate to thin the ones out that are looking good so I buy more of what I like.
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The berries are thick on the Mountain Ash again, does this mean another bad winter......
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The daisies are blooming, I have a new camera and I took several pictures but I didn't have the chip in. My old camera would have sent them over to my chip, this one didnt so.....right now they are lost in the camera. This is all I got.
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I dont know where these came from but every year I am finding more and they are beautiful. This new camera is not taking such crisp close ups as I like. I hope its just that I am not used to it yet.
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Today I actually saw a Butterfly. The only one besides the White one who seems to visit every day. I was so happy to see this one.
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This little beauty looked rather beat up but I was so glad to see her
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When it cools down a bit I will be back outside and waiting for more butterflys, meanwhile this is a rather nice shot of a bee.
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This Day lilly was really going to town so got another shot of it showing it's stuff. Got to support those that bloom right.
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All for today, I must get those pink ones tomorrow............

The Dedicated House


Miss Jane said...

Hi Janis, your flowers are so beautiful!
I like your blogs and your poems!:)
As you I love England too!:)
Many Thanks for visit my blog.

Magic Love Crow said...

Gorgeous garden my friend ;o) Always enjoy your pictures ;o) I have lilies too ;o) Such hardy plants ;o) We have been seeing lots of butterflies this year! A nice treat ;o) I hope the winter coming is not as bad as last year! Hugs ;o)

Craftymoose Crafts said...

I have two orange lilies that always bloom right now, and inspire me to make them in beads. No big surprise, there, LOL!

Susan Clayton said...

What beautiful flowers! Love the bright colors what could be more cheering? Thank you for your visit!