My Alpine Home

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Majestic Ladies. . .

Yes, I assume that all of the plants in my garden are ladies.

Anything that beautiful must be female, don’t you agree?

Today I couldn’t help but notice how majestic my tall perennials were looking.

Look at this white beauty.

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I planted it in the middle of my front porch.  It is so tall that it’s definitely a show stopper for anyone coming to visit.

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My blue delphinium is standing stately as well.

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This is the 2nd summer for my garden.  Can’t believe that we will have lived here 2 years on the 24th of July.

When we bought the home the rock wall was already in.  That was nice, but other than that it was a weed patch.  All of these, except for the white delphinium were starts that I brought up from my Highland home,

Last year my white Dutch Iris didn’t bloom. Boy, did my eyes light up when I saw a bud; and then soon after a blossom.

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This is Husker Red Penstemon.  Leaves are a bit reddish, guess that’s where the red came from.

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I love any type of Campanula.  Aren’t these bells sweet?

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Every time I look at these beauties I marvel and thank God for giving us such lovely things here on this earth to enjoy.

And to share, don’t you love sharing with a friend?  I have given away more starts than I could ever count.  I know that they are appreciated.  I love it when someone gives me one in return!

Linking up with:

Faded Charm Cottage for White Wednesday

A Southern Daydreamer for Outdoor Wednesday

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Rose Vignettes for Fresh Cut Friday

12 comments:

LV said...

All those plants and blooms are very pretty. You have so many different ones. I have never seen one that tall. It would not last here as the high winds would take it down.

Poppy said...

Hi Jann, I am passionate about nature and gardening as well I'm so glad you found me so that I could find you and your majestic delphinium! I have the blue delphiniums but mine are not as tall and gorgeous as yours... and I agree with you that something as beautiful as this has to be a lady! And your Campanulas are not to be left out either... truly gorgeous! Mother nature's bounty all around us inspire me everyday and I see God in every detail. Thanks so much for following me and for your sweet compliments. Enjoyed reading them. I'm happily following you back. Have a wonderful weekend!~Poppy

http://withadashofcolor.blogspot.com/

Kris said...

So pretty! Where is Alpine by the way?

Christine @ Stonehouse Living said...

Hi Jann,

Your flowers are stunning!! Female, yes of course... with such grace and stability. All of them are just thriving!!
Have a great long weekend!
P.S. With regards to my quilt. A professional long arm quilter did the machine quilting. I just did the decoartive stitches on the crazy patch blocks before sending it to the quilter.
Thank you for your sweet comments.
All the Best,
Christine

By the Bluegrass said...

Such lovely flowers Jann!

I received your Beautiful package! I was blown away by the size of the box and even more so by the gorgeous stitchery! I am just over the moon about it! I can't wait to find the perfect spot for it. I will take a picture of it when I do! Thank you so much.....I just adore it!!!!
xo,
Sena

BailiwickStudio said...

We're enjoying the second summer at our house too, and the garden is coming along nicely. When we moved here the whole property was just dirt, so it's been a lot of work ~ but incredibly rewarding! ::Jill

Peg said...

Love the blooms! You are majestic! So glad we are friends!

Vuong Duc Binh said...

Quote:"Anything that beautiful must be female, don’t you agree?"
Ha... ha... Anything that is female must be beautiful, don't you think so!?
I love this your charming thinking!

Jann Olson said...

Vuong,
Seeing this comment from you made my morning bright! It is funny, I was thinking about you the other day and wondering how your lovely flowers were looking. I hadn't heard from you in quite a long time and I wondered if you were still following. So glad to hear from you, you followed me long before I had many followers. Still always love hearing from you. You say the nicest things. Say 'hi' to your sweet wife. We would still love to come to Viet Nam some dayh.

Shirley said...

Beautiful, Stunning, and as lovely as can be!

Liz said...

Absolutely gorgeous! I am so envious of you folks in the milder climates. Your garden is amazing!I can't believe you did starts?! That is some good gardening! :) Thank you for sharing your blue delphinium.... How perfect is that! :) So happy that you joined in for Fresh-Cut Friday! :)

~Liz

Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee(Mukherjee) said...

Gorgeous shots! Beautiful post and love everything about it! You got an amazing space here.
Hope to see you on my blog:)