Sunday, October 25, 2009

Today's Flowers # 63

It's Today's Flowers once again. Click here to visit participants all over the world.

In the spring, I prune my Butterfly bush to this.


... by summer, it looks like this.


... Fall. The cycle of life.

28 comments:

Ebie said...

What a great illustration of life! A very creative post.
If I fall, I would like to be able to pick up right away! But sometimes its hard.

Hi Nance, I got the last week's link to TF.

webruci said...

Lovely. you know I was landscape gardener in Portugal. I love gardens and flowers. this is my first time to today's flower, but not last.

Thanks for your visit and comment:)
Robert

Grace Olsson said...

nance..the second one are moreless flying..did u see?
nice shot
have a nice sunday, dear
graceolsson.se/mittliv

guild-rez said...

I do the same, the butterfly bush dies down during our cold winters.
The seeds provide food for the birds and when spring arrives, the bush is cut back.
During the summer, Hummingbirds and Monarch Butterflies are seen every day in the garden visiting the flowers.
Thank you for sharing,
Gisela

Carver said...

I love different seasons and you captured the change so well here.

Mari said...

Lovely color, Nance. Are the flowers shaped like butterflies?

Pacey said...

Oh, how I love the summer look...beautiful.

Rosamaria said...

You had a good idea to take photos of the same plant each season.
Thanks for your visit, dear. Good week for you!

VALKYRIEN said...

What a great way to show the cycle of the seasons! Lovely shots!
And thanks for your nice comment on my blog! :)

Leora said...

What a wonderful plant, the butterfly bush. No winter version? In case I decide to grow one of these, I now know spring is pruning time.

Luiz Ramos said...

Beautiful Nature. Congrats for your text.
Luiz Ramos

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Nance: Neat lesson on that special bush. Do you dig your Dahlias up and store them for winter?

lynn'sgarden said...

Don't you love how that works?! And the twigs always look completely dead to me and I think I've lost the whole shrub...then VIOLA...life!! Pretty shade of purple this one, Nance ;)

chubskulit said...

Wow very clever post.. I finally joined hehehe..

Here's my first TF entry. Hope you can come by!

SandyCarlson said...

The cycle of life...includes pruning. To be sure.

AL said...

Oh Nance, thanks for sharing photos of the butterfly bush and how it grows. They look so dainty during summer.

January said...

great post you have here!

I want to follow your site can I?

Thanks for the share!

Bacolod and Beyond said...

What a creative post, yes, that's what life is...
Thanks for sharing and visiting my blog too.

Arija said...

Spring is definitely the best time to prune the butterfly bush, just as it is springing back to life again.

Meryl (proud pinay) said...

very nice post! ^_^
i love purple flower...

life ramblings said...

what a great interpretation of the different seasons.

Vk-mahalkaayo said...

hi nance,

good morning, ka-open ko lang, karating galing sa "Circle of Life".....walking sa akin.
natawa ako nitong words mo......:-)

daming gawin pag meron garden ano?
pero pag spring-summertime, ang ganda naman.....lalong very happy and enjoy ang feeling mo pagmakita mo silang very healthy at may mga flowers na,

kahit na ako wlang garden,
tingin lang sa kapitbahay or sa mga parks, makita ang mga magagandang mga bulaklak, feeling ko sa himmel...

ay oo nga, yon ingrs. tama, yon green spinach, pwede rin salad gurken?...parang pepino ba yon?
tapos hindi bacon ang gamit nya kung hindi yon malaking sausage?---fleishwurst in german.

lahat i-fry mo kaunti-gisa?...sandali lang para crispy pa ang mga vege,
yon tapos na....balot mo sa seaweeds-seetang.......kain na.

simple lang pala, prang springrolls?

tapos ang mahal pa kung kakain tayo sa restaurant, or bili ng finish sa asia store.

tapos yon spices nya, Kikkoman soya sauce at sesame oil lang......

sigi, have fun doing it, so easy lang talaga......

have a nice Monday.

regards

Tracy said...

Round and round the garden goes.. I like this series of life photos, Nance. :o) Happy week ((HUGS))

Regina said...

Lovely blooms!

Napaboaniya APAD said...

Nice circle of life with the flowers :)

dodong flores said...

It's beautiful!
I already visualize what my garden look like during my retirement years...
Good day, Ate Nance...

Carletta said...

The cycle of life well documented!
Nice shots!

Gbex said...

Friendship is the most beautiful relationship on earth. Share this wonderful relationship with the most beautiful object on earth the flowers. Flower is the symbol of joy, love, happiness, and passion. Every flower has its own image and importance and its own emotion symbol.

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