Thursday, May 27, 2010


I wanted rain for the garden and by golly I got rain along with some hail and high winds! But the garden finally got some rain and things look a little less parched this morning. I know I was getting tired of lugging water jugs all over the place so today I get a break...yah! Here's a little picture of the only lightening I could catch on camera. It went on for a few hours. I was just happy that the 90 degree temps we had been experiencing for the last few days were over.

My tiny patch of poppies is just popping out all over. What a shame that they look so good for a few hours then just disintegrate like they were made of tissue paper. Regal to shabby *sigh* in hours. And then there is the "no name" plant my girlfriend Julie gave me last year. It's been in her grandmother's garden for years and now that Julie inherited the property she has been updating things like the water pump and pipes and in the process had to transplant a few of the old garden girls. She knew I loved this plant and so she divided it up and brought me a little for my garden. They seem similar to a Stella D'Oro, same kind of tubers that multiply each season. But no one I have shown them to knows what they are called. If you have any idea please let me know!


  1. beautiful poppies...
    my mom says that if you take a petal and put it flat in your hand and smack makes a popping sound or something like that...

    is that why they're called pop ies? lol

    i don't know...

    and wow, is that ever a somber photo...storms are strong and scarey at times, if you ask me.

    ciao bella
    thanks for stopping in to see me!

    see you soon!
    creative carmelina

  2. My poppies have already come and gone. So pretty and yes, like tissue paper. So they come and go in a hurry.

  3. I have no idea what the purple blossoms are - they are really quite unusual!
    Glad you received some much needed rain. It is finally warming up here, and the Aspen leaves are just about to unfurl.
    Enjoy your weekend! :)

  4. Thank you for your lovely comments on my post today. I think you pulling out and displaying photos of your military family is touching and brought tears to my eyes. You honor them well. I noticed the poppies in the above post. You should flat a few near the photos in their honor. Blessings to you. Sea Witch

  5. Sorry if I am late in replying to these posts but I didn't have my email notification set up for this log, why I have no idea! To each person who left a comment, thank you for taking the time to do so I really appreciate it so much!
    Tina xo


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