Thursday, August 16, 2012

My Garden–August 17, 2012

If the garden has a theme today, I guess you could say it is ZINNIAS!

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I purchased a flat of zinnias at the end-of-season clearance at a greenhouse. I don’t know what variety they are, but they are lovely! ….huge blooms in brilliant colours. Our weather this year has been perfect for them.

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Also blooming is my very favourite shrub, “Limelight Hydrangea”… I now have it in both standard and shrub forms…can’t get enough limelight!

 

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Also, “Hope for Humanity” red rose and a David Austin pink are blooming again..

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Gloriosa daisies are in full colour also…

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I do believe the garden is in its prime right now.

We are enjoying tomatoes and cucumbers daily, too.

Copy_of_001_thumb[10]I’m joining Tootsie’s Flower Flaunting  today.

6 comments:

Maple Lane said...

I always love your garden photos, Millie. Everything is so bright and cheerful.

Donna@Gardens Eye View said...

I should plant more zinnias...so lovely.

Cindy said...

Your garden looks glorious!!! I love the Zinnias, their colours are so vivid.
Have a good weekend, Cindy

Paula said...

WOW! Your blooms are lovely! So glad I got to visit you today! Paula from Idaho Love the zinnias!
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Gabby said...

Awesome! Your zinnias are gorgeous. Your garden looks so lush.

Beth said...

Limelight is beautiful, Millie! I think zinnias are a colorful and thus really lovely addition to the garden. I too have been scouting the garden center for end of season bargains - bought some Snow Princess alyssum, originally $4.98, for 50 cents each. Hope you have a good week!