Sunday, August 16, 2009

Aug. GBBD: Late to the Party Again!

August 15th was yesterday, but today I took photos of my yard and gardens and here is what I've come up with, in collage format. I am unable to remove the 'February 2009' from the top of the collage, so please excuse the misinformation! I really did take most of these photos this morning (though some of them were taken in the past week).

You can click on the collage to view the images in a larger format. Please use your imagination and knowledge stores to name each bloom...most of them are self-explanatory!


(NOTE: These were taken TODAY, August 16th, 2009).

Although I'm a day late, I didn't want to miss the GBBD train! Thanks to Carol, May Dreams Gardens, for this monthly event, where Garden Bloggers from around the world post their garden photos. Take a look at her site for more lovely blooms!


--Today I am thankful for garden bloggers and their blooms;-)

25 comments:

  1. Hi Jan~~ Even the non-bloomers look fabulous: the coleus and tomatoes. I love your banner too. Just beautiful!

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  2. There's a lot happening in your gardens. Beautiful!

    Cameron

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  3. Hey, at least you participated; the timing's not so important (to my mind, anyway). The tomatoes are my favorite "bloom." :)

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  4. Jan, your garden still looks so green and lush! I have many dried out (dead!) plants that need to come out but I'm still busy trying to pull weeds before I do deadheading chores. Better late than never for GBD!
    Lynn

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  5. So glad that you decided to stay. I would have missed you, love the mosaic.

    Jen

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  6. Jan,
    This a different way to view your blooms, I kind of dig this!
    Better late than never... very nice photos!
    Rosey

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  7. Hi Jan, I've been goofing off over on Facebook building farms. lol We did get to The Butchart Gardens in Victoria, BC. We had virtually no spring and a up and down summer so our gardens were off. Lots of company.

    I hope your feeling better.
    Hug
    Tammy

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  8. What a fun variety and way to display them. Your header is beautiful. Hope you're doing well. :-)

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  9. Hi Jan Lovely collage it took me a few minutes to figure out how to see bigger photos but it was worth it. The butterfly one reminds me to try taking some myself but at present Mike and I are having a big task getting things in control after my two week break.
    Your new bed at the front is coming on nicely you must be pleased with it.

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  10. Maybe a little late, but worth waiting for - lovely blooms x

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  11. Hi Jan, I agree with Grace on the banner. Great collage of blooms with a bloom background. Glad you did a GBBD!

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  12. Hi there Jan, wishing you a belated Happy Bloom Day too :-)

    What wonderful colour you have right now! Wishing you a good week :-D

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  13. Flowers look great! I hope you are feeling well.

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  14. Wow...look at all of those! I'm surprised you ever leave the garden!!! Kim

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  15. It's such a pleasure to see a new post from you. I especially like the photo looking up the driveway with your beautiful brick home in the background. Can I come live with you? Kidding, kidding.

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  16. So many blooms!
    Being part of a community means there is always room at the table....a day early or late, it is just nice to see your gardens.
    Sherry

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  17. How beautiful, Jan!!! I hope you are feeling much better these days.

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  18. You have so much going on in your garden, Jan! :D

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  19. Hi Jan, How are you feeling?? I'm thankful that YOU are still feeling well enough to visit. :-)

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  20. How beautiful each shot is! Lovely, just lovely.

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  21. Better late than never, Jan! Glad that you came back. I know we can never stay away from this wonderful world, can we? Yes, of course, the break did do some good by clearing our minds off, but it did make us realize how important this blogosphere has become in our lives!

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  22. Lovely blooms! I especially like the zinna...gotta grow those next year.

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  23. Looks like lots of activity in your yard this month! Nice collage. I missed Bloom Day since I was out of town. Guess I'll have to get some photos going anyway!

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Thanks so much for visiting and taking the time to comment! Please enjoy your TODAY and all of the gifts in YOUR garden of life!

Jan

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