Monday, May 20, 2013

Missing Our Backyard

I have been in Florida awaiting delivery of another precious baby granddaughter. I will be here for a while and I knew I will miss our backyard as I always do, so I took pictures before I left.

We do have lots of sitting places, don't we?

I think these are plums. I wonder how big they are now.

I love this lantana topiary. I am still debating if I will plant it inground.

 Confederate jasmines are blooming around the arbor.
Northern mockingbirds with feed on their mouths for the babies in the nest on the Carolina jessamines by our hose. John said the babies have flown away.


So nice to see the garden again even just in pictures. Thanks for viewing with me.
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Barbara F. said...

Christine, your back yard is a tropical paradise. No wonder you miss it. Congrats on the new grandbaby. xo

Helen's Decor said...

Christine, Am I understanding correctly, that this is your yard this year. Oh, my goodness, it's so far ahead of where our yard is. We finally have lots of leaves on our trees and are overjoyed to have those. The Weigelas are the exception and are loaded with blooms. I'm green wishing our deck boxes were planted...this weekend maybe it will happen. Love your outdoor areas even if I am green! Thanks for sharing,

Terra said...

Congratulations on another grandchild, soon to arrive. I like the covered areas around the pool, and that jasmine on the arbor is fantastic.

Donna B said...

I've enjoyed looking through your blog. Come check out Sunshine Pen Pals and join the fun!

Diane said...

Christine - somehow I missed that you were going to be blessed with a new granddaughter. How exciting for your family!! I can understand how you would miss your lovely backyard! I always love seeing the photos of it! Gorgeous and the perfect place for parties!!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Your yard is stunning Christine, I would miss it too. Congrats on the new baby arrival. Thanks tons for joining Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

Vel Criste said...

I would definitely miss it too!!!! it is gorgeous, love all the greenery set against the pool! I have to get my backyard spruced up especially the garden part! looks horrible right now. At least you have these beautiful pictures to look at while you miss it!

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Your back yard/pool area is gorgeous. Your flowers are so lush and full. Still waiting for mine to fill in, enjoy those kiddos. fondly ~lynne~

GinaBVictorian said...

Hi Christine,
I would miss your backyard too! I hope your flowers are still beautiful when you return.

Beth said...

Your yard is just beautiful! And yes, you do have a lot of seating areas around the yard/pool. Perfect for entertaining, which I know you enjoy. Congratulations on the new grandbaby. Enjoy your stay, Christine.
xo Beth

Carol L McKenna said...

Wow! Can see why you would miss your yard ~ it is beautiful ~ but a new baby ~ how exciting ! Blessings ^_^

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JoAnne Weisser said...

So pretty ~ it's like a little getaway. Love all of your flowers!

Creations By Cindy said...

Oh I love your back yard! Heaven on earth my friend! Congratulations on the new grandgirl! God is truly blessing your family. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Traci said...

The yard looks sooo good! I plan to spend a lot of time in mine this weekend.

mississippi artist said...

Your yard is gorgeous this year! I hate that you are missing it, but babies are more important. I can't believe you have so many grandchildren! LOL.

The Quintessential Magpie said...

I know you must miss this so much. It truly is gorgeous. It's getting hot right now for much pretty to be blooming in Florida.

Your yard is really gorgeous, Christine.



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