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Monday, June 7, 2010

Woo Hoo - Still Purple at Our House!






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It has been raining for a couple of weeks and it is beautiful!
It looks like we are in Oregon.
This is what I can see today when I looked out my back window.
This week everything is still a lovely purple and white.


These are the Iris blooming right out my window (they are in the lower left corner in the picture above) - aren't they lovely!
Here are four of the Iris' that are currently blooming - I just love purple!
The top left Iris is a Grape Iris - it smells like grape - isn't that amazing! Here are the lilac bushes in full bloom in our yard. All are different colors and a heavenly smell.
Here is a picture of our pond area - next week I will share pictures of it - things are really starting to pop out there.
Looking at the buds about to bloom - next week should be a pink week!
Thanks for stopping by and letting me share with you!
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This week I am thankful for springtime freshness and new beginnings, my faith in a loving Father in Heaven and the beatuiful world He has given to us as a gift. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Yea, all things which come of the earth, in the season thereof, are made for the benefit and the use of man, both to please the eye and to gladden the heart; D&C 59: 18

30 comments:

Tracy said...

Your yard is beautiful! I can practically smell those lilacs. Absolutely gorgeous

Ott, A. said...

as always your flowers are beautiful. Love the purple!!!

perennialgardener said...

What a gorgeous view you have from your window! I'm very impressed with how green and healthy your lawn is too. Mine perked up after some rain this weekend. But the heat has been a beast for it lately. :(

Darla said...

What a lovely lawn too. Purple and white compliment each other well.

Suzanne said...

Your yard looks so lush and beautiful! Love the lilac and iris. I cut my lilac way back this spring and didn't get any blooms -- so sad!

zentmrs said...

Just gorgeous! I love lilacs - my grandma had them in her yard and they always remind me of summers when I was a young girl.

Thanks for sharing!

NellJean said...

Lovely. A garden can't have too much purple, nor white.

~~Rhonda said...

Paula, your blossoms are beautiful! Love the irises and the lilacs. I can almost smell them! ~~Rhonda :)

Becca's Dirt said...

Gorgous Iris's. I bet the lilacs are giving off a nice scent all over the place. Beautiful Lilac bushes. I love the big pictures of your yard. Just beautiful. Have a good day. Becca

Darlene said...

WOW am I glad I came by. Your yard is GORGEOUS....you have what we call wonderful "barefoot" grass. Our grass is horrible and we are always battling weeds and stickers...YUCK.

Your purples are BEAUTIFUL. I love those Iris and the lilacs are stunning. I bet the smell is just heavenly.♥

Jean said...

Your yard is perfect! I love the Iris and the wonderful lilacs! Thanks for the tour! Jean

Sharon@keeninspirations said...

I love all the purple and everything looks so luch and green!
Sharon

Mumsy said...

Beautiful flowers and such a wonderful garden.

Laurie and Chris said...

Love all of your gardens. It looks very peaceful.

Corner Gardener Sue said...

Hi Paula,
I clicked some of the photos to see them larger. You have a beautiful place! I've just been to some blog gardens that are a little ahead of mine, and now see that yours is a little behind. My irises are all finished, and that always makes me a little sad, but then the daylilies bloom and cheer me up. Plus, I get to look at yours and others in your time of the season.

Thanks for your comment on my Bloomin' Tuesday post.

Nola @ the Alamo said...

Your blooms are spectacular! I've never seen or smelled that grape iris, I'll bet it's a treasure.

Jami@ An Oregon Cottage said...

I still have a few iris, but the lilacs are all done here- they came and went so fast, it seems! Thanks for linking to the Tuesday Garden Party!

3sisters365 said...

I don't think I have ever seen such lush green grass! Your garden is truly gorgeous and very very beautiful!

Best wishes and happy weekend in the garden,
Natasha.

jay said...

My favourite colour! I do love lilacs and purples, and irises are among my favourite flowers!

Your garden is beautiful. It looks very English.

A Garden of Threads said...

A beautiful garden, thanks for sharing:)

Angel said...

Your yard is so Lush & Green, how Beautiful! Your Irises are Gorgeous!!:) I envy you, just having your Lilacs blooming now, you have so much to look forward to!:) Things here in n.j. have just been blooming so quickly ,then they're gone ....sigh
Enjoy your blooms :)

siteseer said...

I'm always amazed at the time difference across this great country. My irises and lilacs were done about 3-4 weeks ago. As I look at other blogs I see that all of their daisies are blooming and mine are still tight little buds. Like I said, just amazing. Beautiful blossoms.

Claudia@DipityRoad said...

Hey cute thing! As usual looking great!

Like several have said... Great green grass :)

Im hoping the rain doesnt stop in this month ...we will need some come August. But for now all of the rain has sure paid off.

Thanks for joining in with us hon!

Claudia

LC said...

I am impressed with your lawn! I guess I'm still old fashioned enough to still believe a good lawn really sets off a good garden and adds considerable beauty! Larry

maiaT said...

Your yard looks beautiful. Those irises are breathtaking and your header photo too.

Rosie@Journey to Charm said...

The lilac bushes are beautiful. Love those irises. What a gorgeous lawn. I wish mine looked half that good.

Olga said...

Beautiful mosaics of irises and lilacs. And I just love how GREEN you lawn is.

Greenearth said...

What a beautiful garden.

Autumn Belle said...

You have a beautiful yard with so mnay lovely purple flowers.

Tootsie said...

I love the shots of the yard from afar...you have a large area and it is all so nicely kept!
thank you for linking in this week!!! see you again soon I hope!

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