Sunday, October 26, 2008

Memories of Summer........

Here are a few photos of some gorgeous summer flowers. The top two photos were shot at the Portland Oregon Rose Garden, which is a must see if you are visiting Portland in the summer months. It boasts thousands of varieties of roses, hybrids, Teas, Floribundas, Grandifloras- a fragrant and visual delight to be sure! The other photos are from my front yard, look closely at the Blue Morning Glory Flower, you'll find a bee gathering pollen. The other flowers are a bright Red-Orange Oriental Poppy and a bright orange Gazania. Just a few memories from the warm days of summer.








Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Fun with Rocks & Shoes

Here are some fun & funky ideas using rocks and shoes. I love the gorgeous colored stone walkway, the rocks have been placed in a beautiful pattern with a flower in the center..cool! Also love the stacked rocks as well, something about them is really soothing and contemplative to me. Lastly there are the plantings in the various vintage shoes, I adore these and I will be on the hunt for a few vintage shoes that I can make into planters...how funky! All of these photos were taken at various residences, during the Portland Metro gardens tour. Hooray for gardeners & their gardens, and for helping to make the world more beautiful & sustainable & for keeping bees in business too.




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