May and June in my yard.

"May and June"
Soft syllables, gentle names for the two best months in the garden year: cool, misty
mornings gently burned away with a warming spring sun, followed by breezy afternoons and chilly nights. 
The discussion of philosophy is over; it's time for work to begin." 

-   Peter Loewer   
I believe he is talking about the weeds!
I took a stroll through my garden today
clicking my camera away
The new buds and blooms
kissed by the rain
How I love the spring
and yes, everything you see
was planted by me

This one plant, the "Diana Rose" was my
friend's "Ingrid"
She is watching from above 

 The Trumpet Tree
survived freezing
although my camera did not do it justice

The gardenia is blooming 

Bird feeder swaying

 Hawaiian Hoya

She protects my deck

The day lilly
the dirty bird bath
it's usually full of crows

Bleeding hearts in bud

Orchids bursting out

Oregano is doing well

 Zinnias with their first flower
started from seeds

Grapefruit for breakfast tomorrow

I could go on and on but the last one
I need to show is the 'Ginger'
and my little lady
she watches over it all

May your gardens flourish
as your heart smiles

I'm linking to
Outdoor Wednesday

The Great Outdoors Link Party 



Lourie said...

Your garden is amazing! I just do not have the patience or the green thumb for it.

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Deb said...

Such a beautiful garden! I just love flowers but unfortunately I don't have your green thumb! Deb

ana said...

such pretty things in your garden.

Valerie said...

Beautiful pictures. Thanks for sharing. I enjoyed my visit with you.

Paula said...

Your blooms are lovely and that grapefruit is amazing! Thanks for sharing your pictures with us. Paula from Idaho

Jami said...

Wow, you can grow such interesting things where you are that I can't- grapefruit, orchids (outside!), and that Hawaiian plant is wonderful! I hope you'll share your garden with us at the Tuesday Garden Party over at - we'd love to see more. :-)

The 3 Sisters said...

I love the way your beautiful statues have been placed around your garden. Everything looks so lovely. I wish I could grow roses-yours are gorgeous.

Best wishes,

Nancy said...

Gorgeous! I LOVE gardenias!

Eclectically Vintage said...

Your Diana rose is magnificent - so happy you have something to remember your friend by.

Grapefruits?! Green with envy - I want to live somewhere where I can have my very own citrus trees (one day)!

So glad you joined our Outdoors party!

Linda @ it all started with paint said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely garden. And I'm sure Ingrid is quite proud of how you've cared for her Diana ...

... so happy you shared with us all at our Great Outdoors link party!



Karah @ thespacebetweenblog said...

Thank you for sharing your beautiful garden at our party. :) Karah