Monday, June 21, 2010

Summer Solstice Greetings

It is the longest day of the year today and the official start to summer.  The evening here has been quite cool after a long hot day and we are getting sprinkled with light showers.  Perfect weather for a few pictures.
Potentilla
Radishes


Orange hawkweed
Cilantro
Verbena


Our meadow




African daisies

Shrub roses


Baby apples





4 comments:

  1. Your meadow is beautiful. When I think of summer, there is always a meadow in my dreams. :) Cute baby apples too!

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  2. The verbena is beautiful! What a wonderful place to call home!

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  3. Great meadow pictures. That orange hawkweed is really pretty. Also love the post on buried treasures. I've dug up all manor of things as well.

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  4. ThreeDogs - Hawkweed is pretty and spreads everywhere!! I like it in my meadow but beware if it ends up in your garden. I guess we never grow out of the excitement of buried treasure ;-)

    Laura - that picture turned out really well didn't it? they look like tiny little roses to me. Although I'm presently infatuated with the real roses. They smell divine.

    Ms.S - It's funny, I had never considered having a meadow before. The area was too big to garden the whole thing and I couldn't face having to mow the yard for 5 hours a week so we decided to let it go. Now I love it.

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