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Thursday, August 25, 2011

My Yard

My yard and gardens are still looking good. There is such pretty color and my plants are growing and happy. The air is changing and the evenings are getting cooler. I can't tell that fall is just around the corner. I want to enjoy the yard as long as I can before I have to start cutting everything back for winter.


This plant is on my porch and I bring it in the house during the winter. Last year I had beautiful blossoms all winter.


A friend of mine found this water pump for me last year. What a great find, I love it and think it really looks good in my garden.


These are about the size of a dinner plate. They are huge and are just beautiful in my garden.






5 comments:

Becki said...

Beautiful flowers! I think my yard looked much better before we lived here ;) Sorry, previous landscapers!

Ann said...

very pretty. that water pump is a great addition

OLLIE MCKAY'S ~ A Chic Boutique said...

Beautiful!! My 2 Hibiscus have stopped blooming now, but are very big and green and leafy!!

Kristin at My Art and the Mom in Me said...

I do love that water pump.. the flowers look gorgeous.. everything here is dead and brown.. the extended drought here has been absolutely terrible... :(

Tammy said...

I'm sure everything is dry by you Kristin. Texas has not seen much rain and a ton of hot weather. I'm sure it will be cooling down soon.