FOTD : Jasmine

FOTD : Jasmine

Today it's all about my new Jasmine plant. Jasmine is a genus of shrubs and vines in the olive family. It contains around 200 species native to tropical and warm temperate regions of Eurasia and Oceania. Jasmines are widely cultivated for the characteristic fragrance of their flowers Star jasmine, also known as confederate jasmine, is hardy to USDA zone 8. [...]

FOTD : Snowdrops

FOTD : Snowdrops

What do snowdrop flowers represent? It has evolved to symbolize sympathy and consolation. The white of the snowdrop symbolizes innocence and purity. Because it is the first flower to bloom at the end of winter and the beginning of spring, it also symbolizes hope. It's nice to see flowers popping up this January in my Memory Garden. We planted bulbs and the first [...]

Southern Camellia * FOTD

Southern Camellia * FOTD

I love Camellia and I am lucky to have two large bushes in my garden. They where planted by my Grandmother - so they are now almost 100 years old. They are Now showing off there blooms.... Lisa Camellias are evergreen shrubs with very attractive flowers, normally in late winter / early spring. For the first two [...]

Weekend * Garden Mums

Weekend * Garden Mums

Welcome to my Saturday in the garden. As we are half through October and the weather is changing you will be seing a few changes on Saturday . Some gardening but also some home projects as we get ready for the holiday season. So look for some Fun & Exciting post this November and December. [...]

FOTD for Sunday

FOTD  for Sunday

Mom daylilies Louisiana daylilies. This wonderful sun loving plant starts blooming in Spring and into the Summer in South Louisiana. Daylilies need at least 6 hours of Sun to thrive and bloom . And after planting they will multiple into a mond and can be split and moved or shared with friends as this one [...]

FOTD * 8/22

FOTD  *  8/22

Happy Saturday Morning ! I took this picture during my Morning walk. Thistle: Thistle is the common name of a group of flowering plants characterised by leaves with sharp prickles on the margins, mostly in the family Asteraceae. Prickles can also occur all over the plant – on the stem and on the flat parts [...]

FOTD * 8/16

FOTD  * 8/16

Black-eyed Susan or Rudbeckia hirta,  Rudbekia is a member of the sunflower family (Asteraceae) and has similar daisy-like flowers. Although black-eyed Susans are also called coneflowers because of their cone-shaped heads, they should not be confused with purple coneflowers (Echinacea purpurea). Both flowers come from the same plant family and require similar growing conditions, but the color and [...]