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Mid-Autumn in Two Gardens for Garden Bloggers Bloom Day

The weather is changing and so has the gardening energy. The tempo has died down to a slow pace. The time to reflect and review has set in. The blooms that have decided to stay are still delighting the soul.

Here’s what’s blooming in Barbie’s garden in April 2013

The enthusiasm has been packed away and replaced with a more relaxed view of where to go from here. Funny, that autumn always brings this out in me. I reflect on my ordinary life and see so much magic, but I tend to miss it at the time. So I am grateful for the few pleasures and the few blooms that hang around. Enjoy them with me.


[one_half]My Tansy bush is back to life[/one_half]

[one_half_last]Violas in full bloom – so pretty[/one_half_last]

[one_half]Tomato blossoms – signs of things to come[/one_half]

[one_half_last]Fennel-as pretty as a flower[/one_half_last]

Just loving my roses – not many flowers, but the feeding and mulching has brought lots of buds!

[one_half]The Calibrachoa is always blooming![/one_half]

[one_half_last]The chicks are not fussed by the limited blooms[/one_half_last]

An artistic view of the roses in my garden! Used a fancy lens!

[one_half]This is done with a 500mm lens[/one_half]

[one_half_last]This is done with PhotoShop![/one_half_last]

Happy Bloom Day to you all!!

About Garden Bloggers Bloom Day

Join Carol and friends over at May Dreams Gardens to see what other gardeners around the world have blooming in February! And if you haven’t joined yet and have some blooms you’d like to show off, please join in the fun of showcasing your blooms! We’d love to see what YOU have blooming in your garden right now!

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Happy gardening xxx

By Barbara

Country living is the best! Being a true spirit of the earth, my garden is all about vegetables and fruit trees and herbs and chickens roaming free. I was keen to really start gardening when we moved to Philadelphia in 2005, but not your typical suburban-type garden – sterile and bug-free! I wanted an edible garden.

4 replies on “Mid-Autumn in Two Gardens for Garden Bloggers Bloom Day”

Happy GBBD Barbie, my enthusiasum usually returns in autumn after a hot dry summer, isn’t it the same for you, or don’t you get a second ‘spring’ when the rains come again. Christina

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