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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

~For the Love of a Garden~

Gardening requires lots of water - most of it in the form of perspiration.  ~Lou Erickson

(Past Blossoms)






The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses.  ~Hanna Rion

(Present Blossoms)




Don't wear perfume in the garden - unless you want to be pollinated by bees.  ~Anne Raver



How fair is a garden amid the trials and passions of existence.  ~Benjamin Disraeli

Thank you for visiting, I hope you enjoyed the photos of the blossoms that I enjoyed last month and the ones that I am enjoying at present.

WISHING YOU LOVE IN YOUR HEART...PEACE IN YOUR SOUL..AND JOY IN YOUR LIFE.....ALWAYS...

27 comments:

Gracie's Cottage said...

Beautiful pics! Bees are mean in my garden today...got stung. - watch out!

Jan

Pamela Gordon said...

Your garden is looking lovely in the hot weather you have been having. I love bridal spirea and had 2 of them once until someone killed one with a snowmobile and the other one died. I also like the orange lilies and am seeing them in bloom everywhere right now. I like the little sayings you added in your post too. Blessings, Pamela

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

Beautiful images of your gardens Cindy!

poppilinnstudios said...

Hi Cindy,
Love the quotes. And, love your garden. Was just in my yard trying to get some nice photos, it's in the 90's and my garden is withering! It's going to be 98 tomorrow and the next day! Eeek!
-Lynn

Millie said...

Nice sayings...I chuckled...flowers are lovely too!

Pamela said...

Lovely gardens Cindy!!! It has been such a cold summer here everyday the sun tries to shine.
Well it makes going to work easier when the weather is the pits!!

Hope your summer is going great!
Pamela xo

Gail said...

Beautiful garden Cindy and I love all your quotes!

Enjoy this wonderful day my friend,
Gail

Divine Theatre said...

My garden is my child, my church, my therapist.
By the looks of my yard it is quite evident I require a great deal of therapy! LOL!
Your yard is an inspiration to me!
Thanks for the lovely photos and words of encouragement!

Andie

Elaine @ Sunny Simple Life said...

I love that first quote because it is so true! Lovely shots of your lovely yard. My lilies are not blooming right now. What are they waiting for?

Ann from On Sutton Place said...

Love your daisies! It's so hot here I can't stay outside for very long but I did check my garden this morning and everything seems to be surviving. Hope it cools off soon...

Danielle said...

Your pictures are just beautiful:>

Teena in Toronto said...

Such a lot of gorgeous flowers and greenery! I adore lilacs!

Linda said...

Beautiful, Cindy! I love all your wonderful shrubs...and the quotes are perfect!

Nancy said...

Hi Cindy!
Your gardens are so pretty. And your photography is outstanding!!! Thanks for sharing!

Hugs,
Nancy

Karen said...

Beautiful gardens Cindy, it was a joy too see them.

Carol said...

Cindy,
The blooms are gorgeous! A garden brings such joy!
Lovely.

Pondside said...

The quotes are all so good - and true!
I loved the views of your beds and all the flowers. I hope you're keeping cool out there!

Shelia said...

Hi Cindy! Your gardens are so beautiful. I love the day lilies and used to have some but my hubby waters too much and he killed them! ;)
Those little bees! :)
I'm so glad to have introduced you to a new (well, really it's an old) song.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Your blossoms all look so cheerful, Cindy. YOur garden looks like a cool oasis from the summer heat

Jane said...

I love your daisies. I planted some in front of our bedroom window but it didn't bloom yet.

Kathy said...

Oh Cindy! Just love this! Love the quotes - I completely agree with the first!
Gorgeous flowers - mine are hanging in there. Thank you for sharing this beautiful garden post with A Return to Loveliness,
God Bless,
Kathy

Tamera Beardsley said...

Beautiful photos my dear, and even more enjoyable with your quote choice.

Thanks for sharing your beautiful garden!

Julie Harward said...

Loved your quotes and pictures..a lovely summer thing for sure! :D

podso said...

Hi Cindy,

Just catching up on your blog after being away. I love what you have done to your buffet area in the kitchen. It's amazing how versatile aqua is-so good with red and brown and pink and chartrouse (sp) and it always reminds us of summer. Your garden photos are lovely too ... sounds like you are really enjoying your summer weather and your porch!

Betty said...

Your photos are beautiful. I especially like the lilies in the second last pic. and that daisy at the end is perfection.
Thanks for sharing your lovely garden with us.
Betty

Anonymous said...

July 24
Just read your last 3 blogs. I liked the quote about wearing perfume in the garden. :-) Your house is so lovely. I am not working quite as much but still seem to be too busy to do all I would like here. I need to plant some more flowers, the ones I have are either dying off (the pansies) or are just not doing much (the petunias)
Love,
Judy

Ana said...

Great post my dear friend....Awesome pics.

Much love,
♥Ana