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Friday, 10 July 2015

F riday's Flowers

My Zinnias are starting to bloom. I had sown more but some got eaten when they were a few inches high. Never did figure out what got them but it could have been snails or slugs. I don't have the variety of colours I had last year. I'm pleased to see them doing well though.




    The Strawflowers and Lobelia are thriving with all the sunshine we've had.


The Montbretia is also doing well. I was bending down under them to pull weeds when I heard a Hummingbird right over my head. I think if I had stood up quickly it would have caught in my hair.
 

And the first Morning Glory has opened!!  I hope there will be a few different colours when more begin to bloom.
 

Today was a busy day and I am posting this after supper. Oh well. Better late than never.





                    Granny Marigold

2 comments:

  1. You have such a green thumb! The hummingbird incident was exciting! :) It's so dry here. The grass is all crunchy and brown. Enjoy your flowers!

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  2. Love those morning glories....I read recently that you can tell the colors that your morning glory will bloom by the colors of their stems: Green stems = white flowers; pale red stems = pink flowers; dark red stems = red flowers; and purple stems = blue flowers. Since I only have the blue ones planted, I can't verify this but I will watch your future postings to see if you can verify this with your plants. You have such a beautiful garden!
    Ellabie

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