Category Archives: Summer

Summer is almost gone but the Rose of Sharon Bushes are Thriving!

I have been sharing our gorgeous Rose of Sharon bushes with you every year as they blossom. This year they have been most prolific. I guess they love the hot and dry weather we have had. Here are some recent … Continue reading

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Summer is flying by! We are in a serious drought!

I can’t believe it is past the middle of August! Children will be going to school soon or are already there – colleges especially. I hope you have had a wonderful summer and are still enjoying the last vestiges of … Continue reading

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More Flowers Blooming to share!

With 17 Rose of Sharon bushes around our yard it is quite beautiful to see. I wanted to share more of them with you as they continue to bloom. They lift my spirits and warm my heart each day I … Continue reading

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Summer is rapidly leaving us behind! Flowers will be gone soon too!

I have been snapping photos of flowers all summer but now they are rapidly drying up. It’s sad to see them turning brown and shriveling up no matter how much we water them. It’s now time to say ‘goodbye.’ This … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers to enjoy!

I love sharing my photos of all our flowers especially in August. This is when our 18 Rose of Sharon Bushes are in bloom. I recently did a post about them but I had to share some new photos. I … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers in Bloom!

I love sharing my flowers when they are in bloom. This year has been a strange summer so far – lots of rain, heat and then cooler temps. We haven’t had much time to go out and sit and enjoy … Continue reading

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Summer is Racing Toward Us!

Here in New England we had a few days of heat in the 80’s and 90’s that felt like it was already summer! But today it is much cooler in the 50’s! The whole Memorial Day weekend is supposed to … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Warmer Weather! Are you vaccinated yet? Are you ready to get out and about?

How are you feeling? Are you getting ready for warmer weather? Do you need to get out and about and enjoy yourself more? We have been cooped up for over a year now. It’s time to get out! My husband … Continue reading

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Rose of Sharon Bushes are in Bloom but Barely!

Below is a post I wrote last year in August of 2019 when our Rose of Sharon bushes were blooming profusely. This year, however, in 2020 the blooms are sparse, sad to say. Here are some samples of the bushes … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers – Hydrangeas and Rose of Sharon Bushes!

I hope you are having a wonderful summer or whatever season you are in wherever you live. Our weather here in New England USA has been in the high 80’s and low 90’s hot, humid and now it’s cooling down … Continue reading

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