Grandma Barb’s This and That

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Garden Flowers

Here are some of the flowers blooming in the garden now.


The white flower is a Gas Plant (Dictamnus) given to me by a friend last summer.  This is it's first bloom.  My Lambs Ears and Hardy Geranium are doing well.
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The last of my peonies in the back yard.  They bloom later than the ones by the house.


My Hydrangeas are starting to bloom.



The nursery has 50% off annuals so I bought a few flowers for my old rusty grill and the basket on my bike..






Linking to Cottage Garden Party 7 at Fishtail Cottage

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Stop on over and see some beautiful gardens!

Until Next time

Barb



17 comments:

~ Tami said...

Barb, what a lovely garden. Everything is so pretty. I adore that bike! Cute!
Tami @ Curb Alert!

Elaine said...

Love your flowers and especially that rusty old bike!

Zoey said...

That peony is so pretty. I love your rusty accents. Annuals are already 50% off in your area? Wow. They don't usually get marked down here until after July 4. I do love to get good buys like that.

lisa Moran, Bilancia Designs said...

Your flowers look beautiful, Barb.
I can only imagine how gorgeous everything looks in your yard. I especially love the rusty, old bike!
By the way, your package went out. :) :)
Hope you love everything...
And thank you for the beautiful comment on my daughter's graduation.
Huge hugs xo

My Little Home and Garden said...

Your garden is looking great, Barb. I'm a big fan of peonies and I really like the blue flowers. Your bike idea is so clever. I haven't got the "whimsy" thing down at all!
-Karen

Gail said...

Beautiful flower garden Barb! I love that rusty old bike nestled in your garden!! Hope you have a wonderful day, Gail

Kerin said...

Good Morning Barb!
Oh what beautiful flowers you have!
You are lucky to have such gorgeous hydrageas too.
They are on my garden 'wish list'.

How charming that old, rusty bike is. What an eye catcher with the flowers growing out of the basket.

Have a happy day!!
Kerin

Olive Cooper said...

Beautiful Barb and I love the basket of blooms on the bike.

The Farmer's Daughter said...

Beautiful shots! And, beautiful flower gardens. . .I love the picket fence border and the bike. . .I have an old bike. . .I may just get it out and copy your idea!

TexWisGirl said...

those peonies are really pretty!!! and i like those geraniums - great soft color!

Fiona said...

I love the flowers on your bike
and in the old grill
they are just wonderful.

Have a good weekend.

Fiona x

Cheryl @ The Farmer's Daughter said...

You have beautiful flowers, Barb. I really like the bike with the flowers!

EG CameraGirl said...

Looks like we have a lot of the same plants in our gardens. :) I guarantee you'll love your gas plant all the more as the years go by. The plant grows slowly with more stems every year.

Mari said...

I love your flowers! The variety of peonies you have is so pretty. Mine never bloomed this year, because of several hard frosts. The bike is charming!

Barbe @ Beez Rental Designs said...

Hiya Barb,
Your garden is lovely, especially your whimsical touches. The picket fence behind the bike is a great touch.
I'm finally back from vacation and spoiling that new grandbaby; thanks for your kind words. Have a lovely weekend.
Grandma Barbe aka ~Bee~ : )

CameraCruise said...

Beautiful photos from your lovely garden.

Michelle@Crazy For Crafts said...

Great pictures! I love the rusty grill & bike. So nice that your peonies are blooming later - they are so pretty.