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Saturday, October 16, 2010

A Day Late But Not A Flower Short for Bloom Day

Unfortunately I'm a day late on Bloom Day but I'm definitely not a bloom short! Yesterday I posted the Fall Color Project Post for the week. Be sure to take plenty of photos for your Fall Color Project 2010 Post!

On with the blooms!

Yellow Pansies - still need planted...

Pink annual Salvia coccinnea

Purple Coneflowers - a little washed out.

Mystic Spires Salvia - I like to plant this one every year.

Purple Wave Petunias - a nice discount rack find!

Red Achillea - most likely 'Paprika'

Red Flowered Gaillardia with a little yellow on the petals

Red Mums with a side order of 'Oranges and Lemons' Gaillardia

Pineapple sage - bloomin' strong

Red mums and red salvia - do you think I like salvia?

Red Zinnia grown from seed - it's definitely time to begin collecting seeds!

Salvia farinacea next to the blue garden shed! Yep I like salvia!

'Walker's Low' Catmint - a reliable nearly no care, deer resistant, and rabbit resistant favorite of mine! And it propagates easily too!


Sheffield Pink Mums! A new addition to the garden from a spring plant swap. I will be propagating many more of these in the spring!
Thanks for stopping by for Bloom Day!

Go visit Carol to see what's blooming in other backyards!






7 comments :

  1. I really enjoyed seeing your wonderful photography... very nice! L

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  2. Very nice photographs of a very nice garden I am sure. Happy belated Bloom Day.

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  3. Dave,

    I have seen Winter's Snowman it gave a great display good choice! See http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_oLu1sy9Ir2s/Swq2X6Q8VzI/AAAAAAAABHk/Zy0gXjvP5_0/s400/8143_oleifera_winters_snowman_ws.jpg

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  4. Beautiful Mums, I like salvia too. Hooray, your Sheffies are opening!!

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  5. Congrats on your new baby! And thanks for sharing your gorgeous fall pics. Share one soon of the baby in the garden!

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  6. You have a lot of nice blooms this time of year, Dave.

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  7. Great post...and thanks for the tip on propagating catmint...now i can have millions of them!

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