Saturday, May 18, 2013

Snapshot Saturday...

On one of our many visits to the green house in Niagara we were delighted with the hydrangea exhibit.  This particular one is quite different from the one's in my garden it's more lacey.  Apparently the ones I have in my garden don't or are suppose to not flower, well guess what? they do very well all summer long and well into the fall.  I'm a negligent gardener, and perhaps they appreciate that.

On the reading front, I finished The Glass Room, well!  I didn't have a clue who dunnit... until the very last chapter.  Well done.

I'm now reading The Sunshine When She's Gone, Thea Goodman. (different)
My sister's are reminiscing their trip to Barbados, wonder if they met up with Monika and the gang? This is a holiday weekend here in Canada, so I'm home alone, with the laundry and my paint brushes.  Wish I could download my photos to show you.  Stripped a  rocker yesterday and today off with the layers of paint, and pulling dandelions.  I have baby rabbits in my yard, so I don't want to spray the weeds.  They are such a delight to watch in the morning, they run around chasing each other, and then I suppose they are off for a nap. We don't see them again until late in the day/or early evening.  The cat of course is going bonkers watching and running from window to window.  My poppies have finally spread enough to my liking, they look great with the purple tulips and lillium.  I always think the lillium looks like a firecracker. It's growing up between the car parts, reaching for the sun.  Have a great weekend.


Snapshot Saturday is hosted by Alyce over at home with books.

13 comments:

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Beautiful flowers....thanks for sharing; and thanks for visiting my blog.

Vicki said...

I love the shape of the petals and the color!!

Can't wait to see the rocker, you make me want to go to the flea markets and see what I can find!

Melissa Owens said...

I've never seen a variety of hydrangea like that -- very pretty!

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Donna said...

I'm glad to hear that the flowers are blooming in your neck of the woods now! Enjoy!!!

DoingDewey said...

How beautiful! Green houses are one of my favorite places to go to take pictures :)

Fran@BCDC said...

How beautiful! Irene, I've never seen a hydrangea like this. Very interesting. I used to have a friend who said that some plants/flowers "thrive on neglect." I think that's very true. Have a great week!

Mooberry Farmwife said...

So pretty. I like taking pictures of flowers - they hold still! (haha)

Happy Sunday to you.

Paulita said...

That does not look like the blooms I am used to on hydrangea. Still beautiful though. Here's Mine

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

So pretty, Irene.

Annie said...

ooh, you've been to Niagara again. Lucky you.
LOVE hydrangeas, and that lacy one is very pretty. Presume they come in pink blue and or purple too?
Looking forward to redecorating a few pieces of furniture soon I hope!

Jenny the Pirate said...

Baby rabbits, dear Irene! I love your stream-of-consciousness posts.

Parabolic Muse said...

Okay, I've never seen a hydrangea like this! So delicate and lovely. Of course, they all are.
I'm glad your blog is doing okay. I think there was an issue last week or so? I'm trying to read more. But I keep wanting to draw and paint and play. What kind of adult AM I ?

Martha Eskuchen said...

It is fun to see how different versions of the same flower can be so delightfully different. Thanks for sharing.

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