Monday, July 14, 2014

Mid July Garden

The heat continues, no complaining. 
Garden and flowers are growing. Watering daily.

Sweet Peas, white and pale purple with a touch of nasturtium at 8 pm

Nasturtium and Sweet Peas in the bright sunlight

Blueberries

Dahlia and hydrangea

Peas, beans, carrots

Kale, tomatoes and ornamental spinach (over 6 feet tall)

Summer heat is slowing down my desire to paint, to repair, so I am sharing my garden which is another kind of creating. 

Last year we had beans and peas that DSG and DH planted and tomato plants I put in for faith and hope. I think I am focusing so much on my garden because of thankfulness that I can do the work this year.

Thanks for visiting.

13 comments:

  1. Just lovely! And I suddenly realized that my dear hubby, in order to save me having to bend over, weeded the zinneas - and pulled up all the nasturtiums I had planted there. Sigh. But let's keep it a secret. It was so nice of him to do the weeding. Summertime is so cheering, isn't it!

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  2. The beautiful sights of summer.

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  3. Lovely, wonderful garden. I had sweet peas the last two years. This year I started some seeds and got......ONE. Put it into the fairy garden container where it languished for two months and is just now deciding to grow a little. Weird! :)

    That ornamental spinach is amazing...this is the first that I have heard of it or seen it! And blueberries...ah yum / suddenly i want muffins!

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  4. I am so thrilled that you are able to work in your flowerbeds and garden this year. It is looking really great! Have a wonderful week!

    Judy

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  5. Hi Joy,

    The blueberries are so sweet this year; thanks for sharing this photo. Isn’t it fun finding blues to share?

    Happy Blue Monday!

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  6. Beautiful garden! My hubby was on a kale kick for a while! Goodness different varieties of it too! Enjoy the week! I came by form Blue Monday.

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  7. The heat may be a problem for you but the rain and unseasonably chilly summer is creating other garden problems for me. Nothing is doing well but the weeds and the raspberries! I couldn't work in my garden last year either so I know how much it means to you to be able to get back at it!

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  8. Lovely flowers and blooms of all different colors! You'll be enjoying some fresh veggies soon :)

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  9. Gorgeous!!! How very beautiful everything looks! How I love the big bucket of flowers. I can look at your garden, and your beautiful home all day. It makes me happy!
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  10. Lovely flowers! I envy you. Flowers don't do well in mid July in our hot South Texas climate.

    Big Texas Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

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  11. Everything looks terrific in your garden. Much of what you show -- sweet peas, broccoli, kale, nasturtiums -- are cool season crops here. It took years for me to learn what grows when.

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  12. Your sweet peas are amazing... I haven't grown them in' forever' but have fond childhood memories of my mother's in Vermont! Larry

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  13. Thanks for sharing your lovely post at Home Sweet Garden Party! You are on of this weeks featured posts! I hope you can join us again this week too! It will be open this afternoon at 4pm! {www.creativecountrymom.com} Hugs...Brooke

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Thanks for visiting. I read and appreciate all your comments. Joy

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