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Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Daisy's and Hollyhocks!





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My daisy's and hollyhocks are amazing - it is so fun to see how each week of summer the garden changes with perennials. Their entire purpose is to "Brighten the eye and gladden the heart." They do that everyday.

I have Daisy's in clusters all over the yard.

Here are some with some Bell Flowers

Daisy's and Holly hocks

Holly hocks and Jackman Clematis in the Bistro Garden
Close ups of the Holly hocks - hard to tell but there are light and dark pink in this pix.
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This week I am thankful for the vibrant days of summer.

11 comments:

Jean said...

Daisies and hollyhocks, a perfect nostalgic combination! The shade of the hollyhock is lovely! Jean

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Very pretty, daisies are so happy and cheerful!

Dragonfly Treasure said...

Love old tyme flowers like daisys and hollyhocks. Brings back warm memories :)
*hugs*deb

siteseer said...

My daisies are totally gone, but the hollyhocks are looking good. Good idea to mix them all up. I'm moving the daisies from the front yard next year. Maybe I'll put them in with the other stuff.

Beth said...

Your hollyhocks look great and so do your daisies! Our daisies are done. It has been a hot summer and the garden is no longer at its peak. Thanks for sharing yours - very pretty!
Beth

Erin said...

The daisies are doing so well...that look so cheerful. The hollyhocks add such a nice punch of color...very pretty.

teresa said...

your daisies and hollyhocks are wonderful. I had the red holly hocks last year but they didn't return with reseeding and the ones I bought were somewhat disappointing.

The Blackwood Cottage said...

All wonderful pics., I love the hollyhocks! A cottage must have.
machelle

GreenGardenMom said...

Your hollyhocks are great!

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Nola @ the Alamo said...

Your hollyhocks are spectacular! They are one of my favorites; my grandmother always had them growing, but I can't seem to get the hang of it. Every year I plant, I never give up, and some day I will succeed!

Lisha said...

Two of my favorite flowers, yours look beautiful.

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