Thursday, August 5, 2010

In My Own Little Corner....

For the most part, I'm a firm supporter of whoever said, "The house is DONE when you die!"  Do you know what I mean?  It's like this ongoing process....where, even for the things that were once "done" in your mind, you're already looking at with those squinty little eyes....thinking "Ooooo, that would look even better if  I did blah, blah, blah to it.....," then you snap out of it when your husband blurts, "Don't even THINK about it!"
However, after working for years on our backyard, I finally do feel like we've gotten our additional outdoor "room" close to completion.  (Don't pay any attention to the cord running from the fountain...we'll get to it someday, I'm sure....;)
Set up for luncheon...normally there's only 2 tables/chairs....the black set is from my kitchen.

The striped Porcupine Grass is my favorite annual ornamental grass.
Neptune with up-lighting.

Lots of container gardening!!!
Sweet Autumn Clematis arch over side path....
One of my large pots making a big splash.
I love mornings in the garden with a cup of herbal tea in hand....just looking around makes my head spin with new color combinations for handbags and necklaces.  It's no wonder I incorporate so many flowers and floral designs in what I create.
It's also nice to spend our evenings in such a serene place with water trickling in the background.  Finally....we get to enjoy.....

6 comments:

OneCraftyFox said...

It looks amazing!!

Happy weekend :)

charmaine said...

Hi!

Your outdoor space is beautiful! I know you truly enjoy your outdoor space! It's just nice to enjoy a nice meal or tea and scones with family and friends and just enjoy the breeze. I love your garden! Thank you for stopping by and leaving a nice comment. I would love to sit and have tea with you too, can I join you? :) Hope your having a lovely weekend!

God Bless,
Charmaine

VMcreation-fashion-studio-atelier said...

Unbelivebly nice garden,dear Sue!-)
I can imagine how much you can enjoy there...

SO special place,just beautiful!!!

Much Love and hugs,
***Violetta***

koralee said...

Wow...what a blessing to have a garden like yours...so so beautiful. Enjoy it my sweet friend. xoxoxo Hugs

Paris Pastry said...

What a lovely garden! I imagine you retreat there often. Love the fountain!
xoxo

Marilyn said...

Sue, thank you for visiting my blog and for your comment(s). You live in a corner of the world that is outstandingly beautiful. I have very good friends living in Colorado Springs ~ those mountains are awe inspiring. I love your purses ~ so elegant and they are reminiscent of the "style" the Duchess of Windsor was so famous for. Come and visit me again soon and yes, let us do stay in touch! Hugs, Marilyn

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