Wednesday, July 06, 2011

One Flower Wednesdays

5 more flowers added this week, that makes the total 29, slowly growing into a quilt. Granddaughter Violet is out for a couple of days and held it up for me in the bright morning sun.

A nest of baby House Sparrows waiting for their next meal.
I tried a new nest box design with an oval hole. It was supposed to be for Tree Swallows but the sparrows claimed it first. The hole works good, as more babies can get their heads out at once.

Mac's a father
The neighbour's Scotch Collie came for a visit and the result is 7 puppies. The funny thing is they are all black, some with white paws, tail tips and chests.

Our wild pathway
  I planted a couple sedums years ago and they have gradually made their way all around our house in the gravel pathway. There are some Gypsy Baby's Breath that reseeds itself also. I love the random wild look, and the colours are so pretty right now.

Mystery Plant
This plant has been growing at my husband's parent's farm for years. His sister owns the farm now and pointed it out to me in an area where some buildings used to be. I brought a few plants home a couple of years ago and they reseed themselves. I haven't been able to identify it, but I think it is a Hellebore. I have never seen it anywhere else. 

Violet Helping
Violet helped bring in the laundry. I am going to teach her what weeds look like today, ha ha, no it's not child labour!


Renata said...

Deine Blümchen sehen so wunderbar fröhlich aus! Sehr fein!

Karen said...

What a wonderful wild pathway, and so much beauty around you. Sweet puppies!!! And, Violet just made the height requirement to hold up your beautiful flower garden.

Karen said...

Me again! I can tell you the Mystery plant is not a Hellebore, the flower looks similar to one, but not the foliage.

Raewyn said...

How lovely to have a helper staying with you. She did a great job of holding up your flower garden - it is looking lovely and colourful. Mac's offspring are very cute

Cottage Tails said...

I adore your wild path.
Flower garden is coming along!

Love Leanne

Teresa Felgueiras said...

Beautiful garden you have growing in there.Love the dotty green ones in the middle.

Lolita said...

Just joined one flower wednesdays today..loving everyone's the variety you have..your garden path is beautiful also

Stray Stitches said...

Beautiful flowers added to your ever growing garden :)
Your yard is amazing - I love the wild pathway!!

sunny said...

I love your pathway! And your hexie garden is looking great. I need to start sewing my flowers together soon.

Maria said...

Your garden is really growing beautifully.
Enjoyed reading your post.

501 Quilt Blocks said...

Your hex garden is coming along nicely. Very pretty!

Brenda said...

I love the way you are putting your hexies together, the green connectors look like leaves, very natural!