Rejoice in the Lord always. Philippians 4:4a
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"The Lord be with you! The Lord bless you! ..." ~ Ruth 2:4 NIV
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"You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." ~ A. A. Milne
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"Never place a period where God has placed a comma." Gracie Allen
“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” –e.e. cummings

Don't let the noise of the world keep you from hearing the voice of the Lord.

Monday, May 31, 2010

Today's Flowers

Queen of Late--NO MORE! I officially checked out of school for the summer on Friday. So did the kindergarten teacher! Who knows what is going to happen because the two of us are on vacation. At least we have a week before summer classes begin.

Now the real work in the garden begins! Lots of annuals to plant in all my pots. I finished painting my shabby looking planters. They weren't the shabby look of decorating...they were just plain ugly!
This clematis will soon be in the ground, whenever I decide WHERE it will go.
The iris are blooming and smelling so sweet.
I plan to make a memory garden of roses for Wally this summer. He loved going to shop for them for his mom and me. We had roses of all colors at his memorial service last September.
Even though I'm LATE for Today's Flowers, I'm linking up because it is so much fun to have visitors and visit around the world! Thanks to our hosts!


Bernideen said...

I love getting my fingers in the dirt! Looks like you have some great plants here!

sarah said...

you need to plant your petunias!

Debbie said...

Your choice of plants are so beautiful!
I`m sure Wallace... Would love them too!



nice shots

Have a nice day

Kammy said...

Hi Marilyn !
Sorry I haven't visited for a is so dang busy !
I love all your flowers and I am sure that your Wally is looking down from Heaven and smiling at them too !
Have a great day !
Hugs ~ Kammy

Iowa Gardening Woman said...

I can almost smell the iris! Lovely photos and blog.

Enjoy your week off before summer school.

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Dear Marilyn,
I'm so happy you stopped by to say hello today! What a beautiful idea to plant a memory garden! I just looked it up and the name of my rose is Therese Bugnet; Rugosa Rose Bush. The blooms smell just like the Yankee rose candles; very fragrant! I just love them. I hope you have a lovely week, my friend.


Kim said...

oh the iris- so beautiful!! What a lovely idea to make a memorial rose garden- love it! Enjoy your time digging in the dirt :)

The Victorian Parlor said...

Your flowers are gorgeous!!!



Deanna said...

Hi there!
Your flowers are gorgeous!!! Beautiful.
Congrats on some time off from school...may it be fun.
If you ask me from time to time if I drank my V8, walked and am losig weight I hope I can say YES!!!! You asking might jog me and keep me accountible.
The best to you on walking. May you not pass out!!!!