Tag Archives: Rose of Sharon Bushes

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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Rose of Sharon Bushes and other flowers are Glorious!

I love taking photos of our 17 Rose of Sharon Bushes around our yard. They are especially gorgeous this year with all the rain and then the heat. They are surviving better than I am. I feel like I am … 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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Hummingbirds are Now Here!! What Joy and Wonder they bring!

OH NO! I JUST SAW THIS POST IN MY DRAFTS. I MEANT TO PUBLISH IT A MONTH AGO. SO SORRY, BUT HERE IT IS BETTER LATE THAN EVER. I AM STILL IN THE PROCESS OF TRYING CAPTURE SOME OF THESE … Continue reading

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A Walk Around the Neighborhood!

I enjoyed getting out today to walk around my lovely neighborhood. It was nice to get some fresh air for a change. I usually exercise in my basement exercise area. Once the cold and snow come I will not be … 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 Part 2!

I promised to share my photos of all 18 Rose of Sharon bushes in my yard. Here is the link to a previous post of them beginning to flower. Now for the updated version of the flowering. Boy, this sounds … Continue reading

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Is Summer Almost Over?

IS SUMMER ALMOST OVER? Here in the East in New England, USA, it has been a hot summer with intermittent rain storms, then a cool spell, but now once again we are getting some humid days. But looking around I … Continue reading

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