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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Saturday, July 15, 2017

Its nice to see a few things blooming at the same time. This is a part of the front garden.
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Day Lilies are the main stay, but the daisies are blooming too yahooooo.
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Today Gerry and Tristen got the stones down on the side garden by the porch so tomorrow I can get my beach stones. I will put pretty stones on top and collect some big ones if possible. I can put the Petoskey Stones and all my pretties. I will take pictures when we are done.
I have taken some pictures of the back garden and the grass needs cutting. Here are a few.
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The pond is pretty too
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The purple bells that I have no name for are spreading but I am managing to keep them somewhat under control
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I bought a few extra plants that I can overwinter again. It worked well last year, they did well inside so I hope these will too.
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I still need to get one more fence, maybe two so that I can get it around the corner. Then that corner will be easier to work on.
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Its good to see every thing blooming
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The Roses are done for now as we move towards the end of summer............yes, it's just started but you see that cycle moving along.
These look so cool before they bloom. I should learn or remember the names but well they are red and the Hummingbirds like them
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Some of the things that spread I move into the side gardens that really don't have a lot in them, then if they flourish its OK.
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Bea Balm, I have 3 colours but this year they have been cut back somewhat, still not in full bloom yet. I love to go out with the camera and watch the Bees.
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Bessie always hangs out when I am in the garden, she loves to show off her climbing skills
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Can you see her in this one?
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Boots just likes to sunbathe she is getting older now, she has to be about 11 I think.
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I take pictures just about every day and it's hard to decide what to put here. I hate to repeat myself but anyway every day seems different.
That little metal stool has some great memories attached to it. We had it in bookkeeping when I worked at the bank, we used it to get into top drawers because we were all short.

1 comment:

Magic Love Crow said...

Wow Janice! Everything looks amazing!! How do you keep it looking so good! You must be busy all the time! I find, even though we have had lots of rain, somethings aren't blooming. Weird? Love the story about the metal stool! Give the cats hugs from me!