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May 17, 2009

MOSAIC MONDAY: A Day In The Garden

What makes a better mosaic than pictures from your garden. Mary @ Little Red House has invited us over for her meme Mosaic Monday. I just happened to take a few pictures today while I was in the yard. Head over to Mary's site and link up to show us your mosaics. Now looking at Mary's mosaics I know I will have to put more thought into my next one. Hers are spectacular.

Clockwise from the top left:
  1. Weeping Caraganan with yellow blooms and some nasty thorns.
  2. Rose - unknown variety container size.
  3. Tulips - I am partial to black/purple flowers and leaves as you will come to see.
  4. Bird bath - surrounded by Forget Me Knots. How could I they are everywhere.
  5. Poppy - the weed variety. Also self sows everywhere. Smells like carrots when you pull them out.
  6. Lilac - was in my yard but moved over the fence many years ago so I could have a compost bin in that spot. We share the scent.
  7. Calla Lily - very elegant but not long lived in my yard.
  8. Iris - these purple irises smell just like grape juice or koolaid.
  9. Maxine - puller of tree roots from my garden beds. Also known as Miss February for the 2010 Tulameen calendar. Superstar.
  10. Azalea - pink, no real scent
  11. Azalea - orange, amazing scent but the plant is dying.
  12. Tiarella - tough little plant
  13. My new garden gloves and some seeds that may or may not come to fruition this year.
Thanks for visiting. Please leave a comment and check out the other mosaics.


16 comments:

ellen b said...

Lori you have a beautiful garden. Nice Mosaic!!

Diane @ Four Paws and Co said...

I loved the photos, but Maxine's picture in particular! Great mosiac! ☺ Diane

Carol said...

Very pretty mosaic! My forget-me-nots just disappeared. Your garden looks lovely!

Cathy said...

Lovely mosaic!!! You have a beautiful garden!!!

Have a wonderful Mosaic Monday!!!
XOXO
Cathy

Really Rainey said...

Thank you for a tour of your beautiful yard through your fantastic mosaic!
~Really Rainey~

Mama said...

Gorgeous mosaic Lori and what a beautiful garden you have, tulips are my fave and your black and purple tulips together are stunning, love all of your flowers, happy monday, Kathy.

Sue said...

Gorgeous garden pictures in your mosaic. I don't garden, I just ogle gardens created by talented people who do! Thanks for sharing. Sue

Libby Murphy said...

You did a great job creating this. I may try one next week if there's time. Your garden and that puppy are just precious!
Happy Twirls

Mary said...

Wow, Lori, your garden is amazing! LOVE black tulips! thanks so much for joining Mosaic Monday. :)

grey like snuffie said...

This is a wonderful mosaic...I LOVE all things with flowers. Purple is my favorite color...sometimes I look at my garden and realize I should add other colors...but it's so hard, I'm just drawn to purple. Have a grand day!

Vee said...

Oh I love that you labeled them. And I love the center photo that "sets the stage." I'm sorry about your orange azalea. Is there nothing that can be done?

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

Lori, it looks wonderful. I love the colors.

Jen

Mental P Mama said...

What fun! Maxine is a champ;)

Country Girl said...

This is fun! I like the center photo as the theme. Clever with the garden gloves and all the little seed packets!

elk said...

lori many thanks for your very nice comment...i can see you are a talented gardener...your mosaic is a treasure!

Arleen ~ The Tea Room said...

What beautiful photographs. I love the gardener theme! Thank you for sharing these images with us and Happy Mosaic Monday! ~Arleen

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