Friday, March 18, 2011

Showing Some Pink in the Garden for Pink Saturday

The weather has been beautiful here. Rain is in the forecast, but today it is a pretty day. My flowers are starting to bloom and my yard is showing so much color.

One of my PINK Amaryllis plants is just starting to open. This bulb was given to me about 4 years ago from a friend for my birthday. Every year when it blooms, I think of her. What a wonderful gift to give someone that loves to garden. They can enjoy it year after year.

I have a area that my PINK Alstroemeria is growing wild. Every year they take over more area. They will stay in bloom till December and I will have fresh flowers for my vases till then.
I know this isn't PINK, but I just love these double wash tubs on a stand filled with Marigolds. I like to place galvanized buckets around the yard and plant different colored flowers. Here is a vintage bucket filled with Ranunculus. I think the pink ones are the prettiest but I like to mix a variety of color. These will come back every year so I leave the root balls in the dirt and I will plant annuals over the top of them for the summer months. Be sure to click here and go visit Ms Beverly at How Sweet The Sound for more pink saturday posts!

12 comments:

♥ Miss Tea said...

oh how sweet your friend to give such beautiful flowers that you can enjoy year after year, you have a beautiful garden and beautiful flowers!!! I wish i have a green thumb like yours! Happy Pink Saturday!

From Beyond My Kitchen Window said...

What beautiful flowers. I have to say I like the galvanized tub of the mixed flowers the best,sooo pretty.

Darla said...

Very nice...I love the galvanized tubs!!

Dogmom Diva said...

Hi Anne, I love the galvanized tubs too..great idea! Beautiful flowers and enjoy the weather, its windyyyyyy out here, but think the rain will pass us by:( We need it out here in the desert..

Have a great weekend!

Barb

Julie Harward said...

It must be Spring, I think I can even smell the soil here and your flowers are just beautiful! :D

C'est moi Claudette said...

Oh Anne
I was just at your barbie store OMGOSH... Your hubby has his "garage" and diner and you have a barbie collection store?
LOVE IT
Happy PS and thank you for coming over.
I was originally from Bubblin' Over, not sure if you remember me...it was just too hard to navigate so now I've changed...
Love Claudie
xoxoxoxo

Charlotte said...

Beautiful! It's sunny and warm here in SC today!

Shelia said...

Hi Ann! Oh, what gorgeous flowers! Love that old tub filled with blooms!
Thanks for popping in to see me and I hope you're having a lovely weekend.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Anne, you have one of the most incredible yards I have ever seen! I cannot get over all of your flowers. What a blessing they must be! Love them ALL!

XO,

Sheila :-)

The Quintessential Magpie said...

I just realized I spelled your name Anne instead of Ann. Sorry! You know I know how to spell it. Not sure why I did that. SOrry! XO

Nezzy said...

'Sure feels like Spring over here. Your flowers are amazing!!!

I still have no bloomers down in this frost holler but I can see some of the annuals pokin' up through the earth.

God bless and enjoy this Spring Day sweetie!!!

Paula said...

Oh- they're so beautiful, Miss Ann! I especially love the washtubs!
I saw on FB about your fish... I'm so sorry! ((HUGS))

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