Saturday, June 8, 2013

Saturday garden shots!

Good sunshine Saturday to you all!!!  Here is the only sunshine at the moment around these parts!!!  My little front porch!  Look at how yellow some of the leaves got on the pothos.  It was situated farther back in more shade prior to yesterday.  All plants got taken out for some nice juicy rain water last two days and light sun whenever it appeared.  Now I have it closer to the outside light.  Hopefully I can keep it alive.
New color changing solar lit butterfly from K-Mart (11 bucks or so)....a bad day to try to get any solar cells charged up!!! RAINY.  As you see the Black Knight is resurfacing from last year both here in front garden area, and also in a full tire later down in post.  I just love this dark purple!!!  Pretty cool!
A bit of bright cheery for you!
Some new kind of flowers have sprung up in front garden!

These lovely sort of lilac colored mums have really hung in there...a perennial for me now!!!  Goodness!!!  What a nice treat!

All this lovliness has popped back up from last year!  Isn't it just amazingly good!!!
Kalanchoe beauty!!!
Another Kalanchoe popping up between the tires!
One succulent tire with lots of Elephants Foot!
My Bunny Ear cactus is a gonner this morning!  Too much rain has killed it.  I believe I've had it about 5-6 years!  It used to be so pretty!  Sad.  You can see a few green pads, but the bulk of it is black and mushy.  I could save some and re-root in the screenroom.  Maybe I will, but on the other hand I am tired of dealing with cactus spines!!!!  (Dirty little secret of mine).
Yellow rose of Texas!  LOL.
The tiny little striped roses (2 plants in here) are blooming their fool heads off right now.  I am waiting for them to get somewhat larger before I gift one to my best friend.  There are lavender, and a white rose in this tire also right now, as they are all small. You can see them to the left of tire.
Happy little gnome is protected from the rain under a canopy of periwinkles!!!
Have a great weekend!
xoxo- Julie


Diane AZ said...

So many beautiful things in your garden, I especially love the Black Knight, lavender mums and kalanchoes. Those bunny ears spines really hurt, I don't have any left in my yard. Just noticed Happy little gnome under periwinkles. Cute! :D

Claude said...

This time of year is wonderful in the garden, isn't it? I'm trying to do my best to be out in it every day before our summer heat hits in Texas.

Anonymous said...

Such personality in your garden. I especially love the sun and moon in the first photo.

FlowerLady Lorraine said...

The sun is trying to come out now and it's right around 3 p.m. We had a bit thunderstorm with LOTS of rain this morning. The remnants of Andrea.

We've had so much rain these past three weeks. I need some sunshine to be able to do some laundry and to take care of vines and weeds before they overtake the property.

You've got some lovely blooms there and your tire gardens are neat.

Have a great weekend ~ FlowerLady

Lisa at Greenbow said...

I can see that your garden is really appreciating all the rain. All except the cactus of course. I don't blame you for not wanting to deal with cactus spines. They are so beautiful though. I love succulents. I wish I could grow them year round.

Simone Felic said...

as vezes fico esperando o sol para bater fotos mais bonitas , mas nem sempre dá.suas flores são lindas.

Bobbie Lynn said...

Hi Julie,
Your succulents are doing great. Love your collection of colors, shapes and textures.
Have a wonderful day.
Bobbie Lynn

Serena Lewis said...

Thanks for the delightful garden tour, Julie! :)

Dawn said...

Hi Julie, I think the 3rd photo is Lantana.

Julie said...

Thanks Dawn! Yes,it is, but for the life of me my brain drew a blank while publishing, and I was too lazy to do anything about it!!! Lol.