Wednesday, July 27, 2011

The Front Yard in Bloom

I love gardening and would do it everyday if I could.  Unfortunately, for about six or seven months out of the year, it's not possible.  When my flowers are blooming, I am in heaven!  :)  I planted the perennials  last year and am happy with the way everything is filling in.

This is the area along my driveway.  There are coneflowers, daylilies, daisies, cosmos, lavender, lamb's ear, snapdragons and artemesia in here.

 This area has cosmos, rose of sharon, coreopsis,  and cranesbill.

 The bees love the coneflowers and lavender.

We've had very hot weather and some very windy days, so I'm counting my blessings that everything is blooming as well as it is. 

Thanks so much for coming by!  


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  1. I have no idea why, but my cosmos didn't take this year. To weird. I especially love your coneflowers. Beaustiful pictures!

    Have a great weekend...

  2. You can't beat coneflowers for reliability! All of your flowers are lovely. My annuals didn't do much this year-first a drought and then floods!But, that's why I try to have plenty of perennials.

  3. I enjoyed your post... particularly the birdhouses! Larry

  4. Your blooms look wonderful. I planted my zinna and cosmo late so they are finally blooming, this time of year so glad they are blooming when other things aren't. Wish it would cool off so I could weed more!

  5. So many pretty flowers, Pam. Things are coming up beautifully in your yard!

  6. I dont have a clue how to have such a pretty yard.. love alll your flowers.

    I'm having a giveaway if you'd like to stop by and enter.

  7. The coneflowers are my favorites, but your whole garden is lovely!!! Thanks for sharing your photos!

  8. Love, love, love your Cone flowers everything looks beautiful.
    Happy weekend
    hugs from Savannah, Cherry

  9. Great midsummer garden! The photo of the bee on the coneflower made me smile. :)

  10. Your flowers are beautiful! I love the cone flowers. My garden has been suffering from the heat wave. Waiting for some cooler weather and some rain.
    Happy gardening!

  11. So pretty!

  12. Love. Love. Love the abundance of plant material in your garden.

  13. I love those coneflowers!
    Everything looks beautiful!!!

    I planted a billion seeds this year and I got 2 purple flowers of something I didn't plant! Go figure!

  14. oh, those coneflowers are so prolific in your garden beds...curious if you have any issues with the Moonbeam Coreopsis? mine seem to travel underground & choke out other plants around them...& spread like crazy.....thanks for sharing your garden at Cottage Flora Thursday's last week....hoping to see you again this upcoming Thursday! ooxx, tracie

  15. I love coneflowers. They remind me of little umbrellas that the wind has blown inside-out!

    Lovely photos....I love them!

    Ricki Jill

  16. Everything is looking good. I have tried to grow cosmos but never had any luck. Did you grow yours from seed? I'm so ready for some cooler temps but I think there a ways away!

  17. You've reminded me that I have yet to plant cosmos here at this old house! Your yard looks lovely.

  18. obviously from the responses. Youve got a design here thats not too flashy, but makes a statement as big as what youre saying.I know that everybody must say the same thing, but I just think that you put it in a way that everyone can understand. I also love the images you put in here


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