Thursday, August 15, 2013

August Bloom Day

It's August Bloom Day!  If you don't know what that is, for those who garden blog, we post what is blooming in our garden on the 15th of each month.  Then we post the link on May Dreams Gardens.  The easiest way to look at the pictures is to click on the first picture and it slide shows.  I didn't take a picture of every bloom because this is picture heavy enough.  I try to post the flowers that are different or unique, etc....I hope you have tons of blooms, too!

Back Porch
 Zinnia, coleus, roses, and hydrangeas.


Lea said...

Hello Janie,
I knew you had a lot of beautiful roses, but today I discovered you have a really wide variety of wonderfully gorgeous plants!
Love the orange hibiscus!
Happy GBBD!
Lea's Menagerie

NellJean said...

Zinnias stole the show from your roses, lol! They're all pretty.

Bloom Day isn't what it used to be. Participants used to actually visit and comment. I noticed today that only two/thirds of those who left their link bothered to comment on Carol's blog.

Janie Jurkiewicz said...

Had to think if I commented...then I remembered I did...perhaps it's the time of is starting...easy to become distracted....the boys were off to college today so perhaps when things slow down a hair..bloom day will pick up more conciseness.

I still can't get over that those are only four zinnia...the butterflies and hummingbirds constantly visiting them and I being able to watch where I sit has solidified the fact that forever will they grow on the porches.

Jason said...

Nice garden! Great assortment of rose varieties, especially for mid-August. I also like all the Zinnias, a favorite of mine.

Weeding the Web said...

If anyone had asked me, can you grow roses in Alabama, I'd have wondered if it were too hot. Now, I can point them to your blog. What a lovely variety of blooms you've got.

Anonymous said...

everything looks great call your mom

Janie Jurkiewicz said...

Thanks, all. Roses need lots of water down here. The humidity, also, can be a challenge but roses can do very well here...if enough water is given. 98 percent of my roses are irrigated otherwise they wouldn't bloom as profusely as they do..

rusty duck said...

Hi Janie,
Your roses are looking wonderful! Even in cool and rainy England I need drip irrigation, and it's such a time saver.

HolleyGarden said...

The photo of your back porch looks fabulous! And your roses are growing right along. Thanks so much for the sweet comment on my blog. I have felt so far behind this summer - in my garden, blogging, and reading blogs. It's a relief to know I'm not the only one that feels a bit behind, and we can both get caught up this autumn (keeping my fingers crossed!). :)