Do not copy any of my artwork, poetry or photography without my permission.

Do not copy any of my artwork, poetry or photography without my permission.
....carpe diem. The Daylily. "Be like the flower, turn your face to the sun." Khalil Gibran. She gives her all for just one day then bows her head to God and fades away to nourish the next generation. God I pray I may give my all each day to honor you and bow my head at the end to nourish the next generation. Peggy Jones. NOTE............ Please folks do not copy any of my art or photos on my blog without my permission. Thank you for your good manners.

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Sunday, June 24, 2012

Green and just plain beauty


The Green and Blue Mosaic



Summer is here and flowers are at their peak.
Hot and need a lot of water which means, since no rain, much watering going on.  Well worth it however.

The Red Lily


When we moved into this house 13 years ago we started our landscaping with flowers that had a lot of meaning for us.

We planted 4 beautiful firey red Asian lilies in honor of our 4 daughters.
2 Jacob's ladders for our 2 sons.
Lilacs and iris bushes in honor of our mothers.
Different flowers for friends and other family members.
What is still thriving today: 
The lilac bush in honor of HH's mother.
Purple Iris from my mother's yard.
4 beautiful red lilies in honor of our daughters.

The Jacob's ladders did not weather the years so we put out several burning bushes in honor of our sons and wow they are hard to keep in control.
LOL

White Clematis





Pink Geranium

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10 comments:

Lavender Cottage said...

Hello Peggy
I like plants that are in the garden to remember someone by and my friendship bed has some given to me from friends. What a gorgeous red daylily.
Judith

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

That green mosaic looks wonderful. So beautiful! You are lucky to have blooms that do survive. My moss roses are the only things that bloom during the summer and I'm so happy to have them. wishing you a great week. Tammy

GrandmaK said...

Well done! dear friend! Your photo of the clematis is just beautiful!!! Wishing you a wonderful week! Cathy

Peg said...

Beautiful pictures as usual Peggy - and I really like your header pic!

Vee said...

Those greens in your first mosaic are wonderfully cooling.

The new photo of you and your hubby strolling across the front lawn is so sweet. Love it!

My Jacob's Ladder fern croaked and I miss it terribly. Is that what didn't make it at your place?

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

You really have a green thumb and beautiful flowers. I hope you'll stop back by ...I'm having a giveaway!

Marydon said...

Spectacular photos & exquisite florals, Peggy. I love the lilacs, too.

Come join our cause for Zoe, I deeply appreciate this.

TTFN ~
Hugs,
Marydon

Icy BC said...

Your green mosaic screams peaceful and tranquility! And your flower mosaic is so pretty.

Icy BC said...

I don't know if my comment went through as it said connection was reset!

I like your mosaics! I am with you on the green..summer, peaceful, and beautiful!

Mary Howell Cromer said...

Hi Peggy, your garden plants look just so pretty and how precious is your header image, I love that~