Category Archives: Flower Power

Friday Flowers: July in the Garden

Hello and a good Friday to you all.聽 How was your week? I hope it was good and you are looking forward to a relaxing weekend.聽 Can you believe it’s going to be August already?聽 More than half the year is over! What a year 2020 has turned out to be!!聽 Never ever ever did I think 2020 would be the type of year we’ve had, never 馃!聽 Goes to show you one never knows where life will take us. That’s why it’s so important to cherish the everyday, the predictable, the most ordinary of days.聽 Be it with nature, with family or with a friend;聽 just be in the moment, focus, and appreciate it all. Enjoy the present.聽 Continue reading Friday Flowers: July in the Garden

Friday Flowers. Birthday Bouquets

Hello and good Friday to you all.聽 How was your week? Good? Are you ready for the weekend?聽 Around here our weather cooled down into the pleasant 70s and 80s this week. Just gorgeous weather! I hope it stays this way. When the weather is this pleasant the garden especially the flowers love it!聽 On the topic of flowers today I am sharing pictures of beautiful flowers I received on my birthday last week.聽 Some arrangements were made by my twins with flowers from our garden.聽 Others were delivered by friends.聽 Each flower bouquet as original and beautiful as the ladies who gifted them.聽 Enjoy this week’s Friday Flowers in an array of styles and colors.
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Friday Flowers. Lilies and Glads

Good Friday to you all.聽 I hope you had a good week and are looking forward to the weekend.聽 Today I thought I would share some photos of cheery flowers in shades of yellow and dark purple.聽 The flowers featured are lilies and gladiolas from my garden that I put together in a bouquet to enjoy indoors.聽 Please enjoy today’s Friday Flowers 馃拹馃尯馃尲. Continue reading Friday Flowers. Lilies and Glads

Friday Flowers & Veggie Garden Update

Happy Friday! I hope you had a good week and are ready for a relaxing weekend. Today I thought I would give you an update on my veggie garden and all things gardening as it’s been a while since I’ve shared pics of my garden.聽 Not that the garden isn’t looking great, it’s actually looking the best its been in years, mainly because with all our stay at home mandate I’ve been showering my garden with attention, and the garden is loving it!聽 Lots and lots of flowers have been blooming nonstop.聽 Roses, gladiolas, lilies, fuchsias, and anything green and in-between have all been basking in our cool California summer.聽 Even my veggie patch is looking great. Continue reading Friday Flowers & Veggie Garden Update

La Fiesta de los Patios de C贸rdoba. The Festival of the Courtyards of C贸rdoba 2020

Hello and a good Friday to you all.聽 How was your week? I hope it was good one and you got some fresh air despite having to work from home and school from home, maybe you even got to venture out a little more?聽 As some of you may recall couple of weeks ago for Mother’s Day I did a post on an idea for a Mother’s Day flower exchange where my friends and I exchanged flower bouquets made from our own gardens. Continue reading La Fiesta de los Patios de C贸rdoba. The Festival of the Courtyards of C贸rdoba 2020

Veggie Planting on our Hill. May 2020

Good Monday to you all.聽 I hope you had a quiet weekend and are ready for the week ahead.聽 Our weekend was low-key, not much excitement to report, which is a good thing. We did a lot of gardening, planting little veggie seedlings, and went for long walks in our neighborhood, and that’s pretty much it; but then I’m sure that’s what we are all doing these days – limited going out and just staying home.聽 Fortunately the weather has been pleasant around here and we were able to step out and get a good dose of well needed fresh air. Continue reading Veggie Planting on our Hill. May 2020

Friday Flowers. The Humble Carpet Rose

Happy Friday everyone.聽 I hope your week is going well and you are looking forward to a relaxing weekend.聽 I am definitely looking forward to a relaxing weekend in the garden as I have a few veggie plants that need planting, and since we are expecting rain I want to get those seedlings in the ground soon.聽 Continue reading Friday Flowers. The Humble Carpet Rose

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!
Wishing all the wonderful Moms a wonderful day filled with love and relaxation 馃挄鉂わ笍馃А馃挍馃拹 !

Today, on this very special day honoring Moms, I would like to share this poem I discovered titled “To be in my Mother’s garden again.”聽 This poem spoke to me immediately as my Mom was an avid gardener and a botanist who grew all kinds of flowers, vegetables and herbs in her tiny garden patch, and enjoyed all things nature 馃尶馃尡鈽橈笍馃拹. Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day Flower Exchange. Part Deux 馃拹

Good Friday to you all. I hope your week is going well and you are ready for Mother’s Day weekend!聽 I know it’s going to be different this year, we may not be able to get our usual hugs and kisses that all Moms like to receive, but I hope we can all still make it a special day for Mom.聽 One thing I know that makes all Moms happy is a beautiful bouquet of flowers.聽 That’s why today’s post is all about flowers – in honor of Moms everywhere 馃拹馃尮馃尯馃尭馃尲馃尶. Continue reading Mother’s Day Flower Exchange. Part Deux 馃拹

Mother’s Day Flower Exchange. Part One 馃拹

Good Monday to you all.聽 I hope you had a relaxing weekend, and maybe got some fresh air to get ready for the week ahead of shelter in place?聽 I hope you are all doing well and taking care of yourselves.聽 This week I wanted to start off with a wonderful happy post for Moms.聽 With Mother’s Day coming up this Sunday, I thought these images of beautiful flowers would be the perfect way to start the week – Moms love flowers 馃拹! Continue reading Mother’s Day Flower Exchange. Part One 馃拹