I Changed My Mind

In years past if you were asking me about the garden here OPP my standard response would have been – I have a spring garden.

Well I have changed my mind!  This year I am really enjoying the summer garden…

summer garden

“Indian summer” rudbeckia is definitely a big reason why…

summer garden

it is heat tolerant and just blooms its head off all summer long…

summer garden

the roses are re-blooming…

summer garden

 

summer garden

they are not as prolific as they are in the spring…

summer garden

but that is ok…

summer garden

the hydrangeas have been beautiful…

summer garden

summer garden

summer garden

love the lace cap…

summer garden

summer garden

you know how I love succulents – cute little mailbox I found fleaing around is the perfect receptacle…

summer garden

summer vines I love include black-eyed susan vine…

summer garden

and hyacinth bean vine…

summer garden

and the dahlias have begun to bloom…

summer garden

summer garden

feeding the goldfish in the mornings is fun, when they hear me coming down the walk they quickly swim up begging…

summer garden

we keep the bird baths filled up with clean water for our feathered friends…

Summer garden

so when you get right down to it…

Summer garden

I do have a pretty spring garden…

Summer garden

but I have changed my mind – I have a summer garden as well…

Summer garden

Have a great weekend!

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Comments

  1. Kandy Sims says:

    It’s a beautiful garden…looks like the “Secret Garden”!

  2. Sandy McKellar says:

    Love your garden! Beauty everywhere you look. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Carol Spencer says:

    Marsha:
    I would love to be added to your blog. I walk with Gayle and Mary Alice and they speak of your blog often. I want to be fully in the conversation and enjoy your creative work.
    Thanks so much,
    Carol Spencer

    • mnestorc@aol.com says:

      Thank you Carol! Go on a post and look for the subscribe box over on the right hand side of the page. Enter your email address and you should receive it in your daily email. Thanks so much for reading!

  4. So very pretty. I have actually been to your garden at a JLJ luncheon and truly admired the beauty you have created! Thanks for sharing!

  5. What a beautiful variety! Absolutely wonderful.