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My roses are finally blooming and because of all the rain we have had, they look healthy and quite pretty.

The top rose is my favorite and is a climbing rose.

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This second rose starts out a creamy white and then it blushes as it matures.

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My last rose is so unique in that the outside of the petal is cream colored and the inside of the petal is a bright red.♥♥♥♥


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My tulips amongst blossom petals.♥♥♥♥


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My blooming chrysanthemums.♥♥♥♥


It’s been hard to blog lately, life has been a little busy, so it’s nice to start again.

Because of the extreme heat, the drought and all the mountain fires that have filled the air with unhealthy particulates, my poor garden has suffered.

But there was a nice surprise the other morning when I did my morning walk through the garden, there was a huge morning glory flower looking fresh and healthy.  The only thing is,  there was just one big blossom, the others were small.

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My magenta colored dahlia keeps on blooming.

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And my roses are trying hard to look pretty

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We are all yearning for the coolness of fall, and a little bit of rain would help so much.♥♥♥♥


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Morning cactus bloom.


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The other day I needed some tomatoes, so I went to my garden.  I started to  pick some tomatoes and when I got to the last one,  I stopped.  There were some weird bugs on the surface of a good looking tomato.

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Never having seen these strange bugs, I decided I didn’t need this particular tomato.

Today I checked on the tomato plants and found some more bugs on a different tomato, so it looks like something needs to be done.  Just not sure what.🍅🍅🍅🍅



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