Wednesday, August 19, 2015

August Garden Tour

Summer is coming to an end, sadly.
We had a lot of rain in Gaspé, 
(Eastern Canada) this summer;
considering our short summers 
and a planting zone of 5a;
my flowers did very well.
Most of my flowers are perennials.
Join me on a tour of  "My August Garden"

Duchess of Portland Roses
(in a rope swing)



This annual flower can be grown from seed.

to know more;  visit my blog on "Nasturiums" click here.

Gooseneck Loosestrife ~ so graceful and elegant

Vintage pump
and painted lady bugs on rocks.


A Tiny Garden ~ made from broken pots.
I did a blog post earlier this year
when I made this Tiny Garden.
It has grown over the summer.
click here to view the difference.


The peach ones are called "Peaches "n" Dreams"
I planted it last yr. and it's first blossoms this yr.
The black one I've had for 10 yrs.

Looking through the Ligularia
Astilbe behind.
To view my blog on "Astilbe" click here

Nice on the Corner 

A bouquet made with Hostas flowers

Coral Bells ~I love their color ~

A Rusty Old Stove

Pink flamingos under the Weeping Willow Tree.

I cherish these 
homemade wooden flamingos 
they were a gift from an elderly couple
 that I took care of in a Seniors Home.


A nice poem:

╰⊰⊹✿"The brightest sun ~ the softest shade...
This is where my thoughts are made...
A small stone bridge ~ a clean, clear stream...
This is where I come to dream.
Where butterflies speak to summer flowers,
And birds chatter freely from lofty bowers...
From the soft green grass at the water's edge,
To the deep cool forest beyond the hedge...
This is where my heart feels free...
This is where I come to be me."✿⊹⊱╮

author unknown.

All pics are my sole original property..

Thanks for your visit xo


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