Friday, July 07, 2006

Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary...

Mary, Mary quite contrary, How does your garden grow?
You have no idea how many times I have heard this in my lifetime. As a child it drove me nuts! I didn't know what I was supposed to say to that. But now I have an answer....



I've come a long way since May...


It rained all week and everything is bursting everywhere.



Amidst all those flowers and herbs are tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, cukes to name a few.


And the Nikko Blue Hydrangea are looking lovely.



So that's how my garden grows!

10 Comments:

Blogger The Future Was Yesterday said...

Your garden is so Beautiful, Mary!! That's one thing I miss so badly down here. I used to have a great veggie garden....grew times what we needed then gave it away...just for the thrill of growing it! I understand your devotion to your garden completely!

7/07/2006 09:18:00 PM  
Blogger Reflections said...

WOW, beautiful gardens, I envy you!

7/08/2006 06:23:00 AM  
Blogger cream said...

Beautiful garden, Mary! How do you find the time?

7/08/2006 02:00:00 PM  
Blogger glenda said...

OH, my. my, my, my, how extremely lovely. I'm a gardener too. Yours is a feast for the eyes!!

7/08/2006 04:36:00 PM  
Blogger Mary said...

tfwy-If I have a church anymore its my garden. I can think when I am there.
reflections-c'mon now...you do your fair share of gardening.
cream-downsizing is the answer.
Thank you Glenda. I would love to see your garden.

7/08/2006 11:11:00 PM  
Blogger Amy said...

Oh, Mary - hey... these piccies are really, really nice. I love little secret, special gardens.

7/10/2006 01:14:00 AM  
Blogger Mary said...

Hi Amy. Thanks. I do love creating places to just hang out and then not hang out in them much. I guess I should work on the hanging out part. I always have an image of myself lounging about, reading a book....

7/10/2006 08:31:00 AM  
Blogger Alice said...

Your garden is superb. I wish I'd had time to garden this year, but what with moving house and being professionally homeless and all, it's been hard to keep even houseplants!

7/11/2006 11:21:00 AM  
Blogger Mary said...

Lukku- sometimes houseplants are enough. Just a little something will do.

7/11/2006 04:36:00 PM  
Blogger Lorraine said...

Nice job!!

7/12/2006 02:32:00 PM  

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