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Sunday, June 15, 2008

GARDEN TOUR (My 2nd post of the day)

What a wonderful idea DEENA at CAN I BE PRETTY IN PINK
hosting this marvelous Garden Tour
I have displayed the
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on my sidebar for a long time now
Please add one to YOUR sidebar and
LET'S HELP LICK THIS BREAST CANCER PROBLEM
THIS is what I WISH my garden looked like....
Isn't it just so beautiful !?

BUT ALAS.....

DUE TO hot weather, dry conditions and blowing winds upward of 50 mph,
my garden has suffered almost beyond repair for this year, I am afraid....
Just a few flowers here and there and they are small in size and not very colorful....

BLESS my little ROSE OF SHARON bush...even in bad conditions,
the flowers are bright, altho very small in size this dry year.


These are some of my very FAVORITE roses picked and enjoyed inside before the
DEVIL WINDS hit....
Not sure if they will ever be this pretty again this summer

THANK YOU, DEENA
and I will continue to work hard to help you and others like you that are determined to do all they can do to help stamp out
BREAST CANCER

xo bj

23 comments:

Mary Isabella said...

Your vase of roses are so pretty and I know they smell ever so sweet...mary

Tara said...

Sorry to hear about your tough winds!

Susan said...

Your Rose of Sharon is lovely.

I wish it would cool down a little so our flowers would be happy.

Rosie's Whimsy said...

It is great to have a few always faithful bushes like the Rose of Sharon. They never let us down even through the most awful of conditions!

Cooler temps and some rain would be much appreciated here in PA as well!

((hugs)) Rosie

Beverly said...

BJ, that is a dream garden picture. I'm glad you are having a few spots of lovely in your yard despite the weather conditions. It is very dry here. We need rain.

God bless Dena, God bless you.

Kathleen Grace said...

Hopefully the weather will get better and your garden can recover. My garden is so behind this year! We have had a very cool spring and I think it has held things back. My Rose of Sharon doesnt bloom til fall! Love the dream garden photo!

Mary / Mariah said...

We don't have the wind but my rock garden seems slow in comeing exept for my butter cups I'll be takeing out this evening now that the ground is wet . They are more evasive in that aria . Your roses are so pretty . I really love roses .Thanks for stoping in . Mary

PAT said...

Beautiful garden inspiration, BJ! I love your Rose of Sharon, We had several at the farm.

Have a wonderful week!
Pat

Anita said...

I do understand about the winds! 50 mph is almost a daily average, and several times a week we get severe storms with 60+ mph winds... I don't know how anyone's garden here is surviving!

Your Rose of Sharon is very pretty, and the roses are such a beautiful color!

Donna said...

The Rose of Sharon is an old time favorite of mine.
Hugs,
Donna

Jeanne said...

Hello BJ, The dry weather is hurting us too. We did have a little rain last night. We don't have the winds.
I do love your wish garden. I was just out today taking photos of my garden. I was surprised to see more than I expected. We have wild things such as black raspberries and blackberries and I consider them a part of my garden. Some wild flowers as well. They will appear on my blog soon. I do think your flowers are sweet and I can't wait for my rose of sharon to bloom. It is too early way up here so high in the mountains.
Good going on the cancer fight.
Have a happy day, Jeanne

Picket said...

Evening BJ!!! Ohhh don't we all wish we had a spot like that first pic? Knowing me I'd be sitting on the bank with a fishing pole just hoping something would bite my hook! lol lol Beautiful roses girl...hope you have had a great day sweetie...take care!

Picket said...

BJ!!!!!! OH MY WORD GIRL!!!! Your comment made me scream outloud!!! Oh Lordy..I am choking here!!! lol lol You ain't right girl!!! LOL LOL

Jackie said...

BJ your roses are just beautiful. I love your garden flowers. I know what you mean about devil winds. That seems to be exactly what we are getting along with very cool weather. Things have changed now and we are finally getting sun and decent temperatures.

Diane@A Picture is Worth.... said...

Hi BJ,
Your garden pictures are lovely.
Thanks for stopping by my blog on Pink Saturday!

Life on Bonnie Lane said...

I sure do love that dream garden! Even though the weather has been rough on your garden, you got some beautiful flowers out of it!

I have clicked on your Breast Cancer button several times. I really need to put it on my blog too.

Kady

BittersweetPunkin said...

Hi BJ..I love your flowers!! Very lovely...
Hugs,
Robin

LW said...

I wish I could have a garden like that too..
I would add a few swans...

Lovely roses,

Louise

CIELO said...

Lovely garden...!

cielo

beddow said...

Hey BJ! Just stopped to say hi. Your flowers are lovely. Hope all is well with you.

Betty

NeereAnDear said...

Hey now if we dont have dreams we have nothing... I have a great dream garden that comes with a dream house!! Good for you!

Thanks for the lovely visit

Do stop by and say hello

JO

Feathering My Nest said...

Lovely dream garden BJ. I'm sorry about all that wind. I hope you get some pretty weather soon. Kathi

Lynn said...

Hey, wouldn't we all love that first garden! LOL. My garden has been okay this year, but horrible drought last year damaged some things and they did not return this year. Anyway, so nice to tour your garden and find your blog. You've got some snazzy music going on!

Lynn