Posts tagged “365+1

Day One Hundred Fifty Six ~ Mandevilla Surprise

Every year I look at the beautiful mandevilla vines in the nursery and while they have yet to survive in my yard, I hang on to the hope that one day they will and so another round of mandevilla plants are purchased and planted, only to shrivel up and die as soon as the 100+ weather arrives.  Last year I had a vine in a pot with some other plants and it held out for awhile but eventually shriveled up and went brown.  I never pulled it out of the pot and what a surprise I had waiting on the patio the other morning when this beauty showed its face!  Because it was hidden under the other plants, I had not noticed the vine come back from the dead!  So thrilled… a first, mandevilla bloom from prior season!


Day One Hundred Fifty Five ~ Princess of the Butterflies

by Gennaro Garcia, a piece of the wall mural in the Ro2 project

Day One Hundred Fifty Four ~ Downtown Hollyhock

Day One Hundred Fifty Three ~ Light Play

Morning sun on the patio and a puppy

Day One Hundred Fifty Two ~ It’s What Sunflowers Do

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow…   Helen Keller

…more from last Sunday’s venture Sunflower Sunday… 

Day One Hundred Fifty One ~ No More

Day One Hundred Fifty ~ Green Smoothie

A leaf unfurls… yet unmarred by weather and insects

Day One Hundred Forty Nine ~

Day One Hundred Forty Eight ~ Sunflower Sunday

Sunday morning with friends… at the Valley of the Sunflowers… such an inspired project/concept and so beautiful as well.  A two acre vacant lot in downtown transformed into a sunflower field.  The seeds will be harvested and used to create biodiesel fuel… Find out more about this project by following their link or visit Glenrosa Journeys, a fellow blogger in My Town who has an extensive collection of pictures and information about the Valley of the Sunflowers project.

Day One Hundred Forty Seven ~ Weekend Mornings

at Lux Coffee on Central….