Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Day Lilies are blooming!

It is that time of year again! I love it too. The daylily plants surprise me everyday with a new flower. I just can't get enough, even though I am really running out of space. There is always 1 more that just needs a home. Besides, if I plant more flowers, I have less grass to cut right? Actually, I don't mind cutting grass with a pushmower, but years spent landscaping have led to an outright hatred of weedeaters.

I just love going outside in the mornings and seeing new blooms.
I can't wait to see what will be blooming tomorrow. I didn't work outside today, I went shopping instead. It has been so hot out that I just didn't want to endure the heat and biting bugs today. I still have some hybrid cross seedlings to pot up, but instead of potting them, I might just plant some around the birdbath.

It will be interesting to see the flowers on the seedlings for the first time. You never know what you will get when you cross pollinate them.
My bottlebrush tree took a beating during the winter when it snowed and I had to cut it in half yesterday.

I wanted to cry, it was huge and beautiful, I just keep telling myself, it will grow back. I am planning to mix up some homemade fertilizer and feed everything. I think I will start with the bottle brush and then move on to the daylily plants.

Hope your day is full of flowers!

Stop and consider God's wonders. Job37:14


Mary said...

I love the deep orange daily lilies (last photo) they pop up on the side of the road. I love to mix them with the queen ann's lace that blooms around the same time.

thanks for sharing these!!

C.Bosco said...

I really like the one in the second picture; there's a certain dynamism about the contrast.

Petula said...

I love flowers and yours are so beautiful.

Susanna Originals said...

Oh, your lilies are beautiful and I miss my garden so much!

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