FOTD : Japanese Magnolia

FOTD : Japanese Magnolia

Japanese magnolias are in bloom everywhere right now, possibly signifying an early spring. It’s one of the most strikingly beautiful blooming trees this time of year. Alexandrina, Also known as saucer magnolia, it is a small, deciduous shrub (botanically speaking) but grows tall. It can be trained like a tree to grow from one main [...]

FOTD : Lilly

FOTD : Lilly

The Symbolism Often referred to as "white-robed apostles of hope," their color symbolizes the purity of Christ, who was free from sin. ... Thus, lilies represent rebirth and hope, just as the resurrection does in the Christian faith. Lilies are also mentioned or alluded to several times in the Bible. Pink (stargazer) lilies symbolize prosperity and abundance. Red lilies symbolize passion. Orange (tiger) lilies symbolize confidence, pride, and wealth. [...]

FOTD: Clover

FOTD: Clover

Hope you had a great St Patrick day yesterday. My today's picture is a favorite resting spot for our new pup. What is Clover? A clover is the commonly used name for any number of plants belonging to the genus Trifolium, meaning “having three leaves.” Even among botanists, there is some disagreement on what species is the [...]

Memory Garden

Memory Garden

Good morning! I was planning on working in my memory garden today but it's already started to rain . With the heat comes rain and humidity. So here is a little background information on my small garden. I started this garden with my son after moving into my parents house. The basic was there but [...]

FOTD : Spring Bulbs Hyacinths

FOTD :  Spring Bulbs Hyacinths

March 7th is World Hyacinth Day. Hyacinths are spring-flowering bulbs with long, narrow leaves that are folded lengthwise. Hyacinths are highly fragrant flowers that bloom in dense clusters. Hyacinth is the common name for approximately 30 perennial flowering plants of the genus Hyacinthus (order Liliales, family Liliaceae) of the Mediterranean region and Africa. The common Hyacinth (Hyacinthus Orientalis), whose [...]

FOTD: Pinkladies

FOTD:  Pinkladies

So this Thursday flowers is the pink Wildflower. Oenothera speciosa is a species of evening primrose known by several common names, including pinkladies, pink evening primrose, showy evening primrose, Mexican primrose, amapola, and buttercupsThis lovely pink Wildflower blooms only one day and then goes away. On the road side growing wild. https://youtu.be/FvluBVhfGcw

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. [...]