Ma's so proud of this bush. It's a Bridal Wreath that was planted 31 years ago almost to the day. It was the same week they bought the house and got married later in the fall. Nice place to lay an egg under.
I guess she was on a mission of madness the day she found these creepy petunias. The yellow one is even called the Phantom and the other one isn't so bad. It's a Pinstripe. I sure wish she'd move them tho. They sit right above my steps and they give me the 'willies'. I guess as long as Ma likes them....eee
I caught her looking down the throat of this Iris~~kind of neat, really, but she's getting short on memory and long on late these days so she doesn't remember the name of it, other than Bearded.
This rusty old Hummingbird has just about seen it's day, in my opinion, but once again, Ma likes it and he stays. Heck, I have had a broken wing for a few years now and she still kept me. I better watch what I say.
She sure loves her plants. This white bloom is from a Mohican Viburnum. Ma was happy to see a bud coming last week because she thought it would be a few yrs. She got this on a run to Wi. Rapids. last spring.
Ma says she needs to get the paint brushes out. Her fawn & bunny rock needs freshening up.
Another Viburnum, aw, this one is an Onotogon ?, with the red center surrounded with tiny white flowers. Kinda cool.
Here's the same bush in different light, the shady side like I like. A duck has to cool her feathers somewhere. The leaves turn red in the fall.
This purple globe and the 50-some around it, smell like onions if you dig up their bulbs. Don't ask. I didn't mean to. She calls them the Uncle Bob Allium., I suppose cause she got them from Uncle Bob.
Ma is rescuing plants all the time. These tight-budded Peony were in the trash of her daughter-in-law. They had to build a dog-run and they were in the way and going to be tossed. Ma came to the rescue. I can't wait til they open. That would be right around Ma's birthday. She always brings a bouquet of these into the house, ants and all.
The Wild Roses along part of the driveway are about to open. They sure are pretty little things.
See, there's the first one. I even like these.
Now, these, happen to be planted close to my nest. They belong to her Grandlove but I'm still thinking of checking to see if they taste like their name. Ma Hears everything too. She just told me that, just because it is called the Candy Corn Vine, does not mean I can eat it. She says , " Never put anything in your mouth without asking. "
She calls this the Bunny Run. Hmmm, that's O.K. by me. They're kind of fun to chase.
There's that Bearded Iris again, looking dapper.
Well, now this is what I've been waiting for. I cannot wait to sink by beak into the strawberries Ma got from cousin Staci. Mmm.She has two of these culvert beds of berries, but I do think I can get my beak through those wires. Can't wait, Can't wait.
Folks, thanks for tagging along. That's it for this morning and maybe the weekend. There's a party for Ma & Pa to go to, so I have to keep an eye on the place for them. I have a perfect vantage point to do that from and happy to help. Afterall, if I do a good job, maybe, just, maybe, I will get a taste of those strawberries yet.
You all have a great weekend and as Ma always says,