Flower of the Month for July

The flower of the month for July is – surprise – the delightful dahlia!

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Last summer I visited the garden of my friend and fellow gardener, Miriam Ethridge.  This is a lady who is not only an amazing gardener but a talented artist as well.  Her dahlias were indeed delightful…

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I just love the vegetable vases…

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each bloom brimming with personality…

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colorful…

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must be tasty, looks like somebody had a little snack…

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I love every stage from bud to bloom…

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simply beautiful…

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the resounding choice for flower of the month for July…

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the delightful dahlia…

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the votes are in and the dahlia is definitely the flower for the dog days…

dog and dahlia

stay tuned for more of Miriam’s garden

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Comments

  1. Kandy Sims says:

    Beautiful!! I needed some beauty this morning after reading the paper! Thanks for always brightening my day!

    • mnestorc@aol.com says:

      Thanks Kandy, I have just now read the paper and we definitely did need something happy after reading!

  2. MARY ELIZABETH Smith says:

    stunning especially the purple one with the bud… magnificent thanks for sharing