August 29, 2010

Flowers Rock

Flowers rock - all the fabulous shapes and colors and smells.  I mean really, who can resist a gorgeous flower?  Not me.  I love them all but I have a canopy of oak trees that don't really allow for a whole lot of variety in the flower realm.  So I've had to learn to find my color and texture elsewhere.

A lovely friend has patiently taught me over the years to appreciate the beauty of foliage and to quit worrying about having a garden full of flowering plants.  Although  I still want more flowers, I'll admit the leaves of these plants have definitely got my eye wandering...





 

3 comments:

  1. Such striking studies in form and shape and pattern. Thanks for sharing your original point of view. It is a good reminder that beauty is not restricted to blooms.

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  2. Woohoo! A really close garden blogger who deals with live oak shade! Great photography. Enjoyed looking back over all your posts & looking forward to the future ones.

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  3. TexasDeb and RBell: Thanks so much for all your kind words. I have enjoyed your posts for quite a while and am so pleased to finally be "conversing" with you!

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