Sunday, November 2, 2008

Green Thumb Sunday

Can't have a garden shot without orchids because they are about the only thing blooming this time of year in my yard and I do not vegtable garden.

My pool garden is out of control. I would love to clean it up before my Dad comes for Christmas because I am always afraid he will fall in trying to walk around the pool. I need WiCKED's help!

Daisey and dendrobiens on the screen porch in that fancy-dance plant stand hubby bought me a few years ago. I LOVE it because it is on wheels.

One of my favorite things about Florida is the unique flora. This is a shrimp plant bloom. I also had a red one too but Conan the gardener removed them. Busche Garden, Disney, and Universal Studios are all fabulous plant displays in their parks. There is a lot to learn from the professionals! My fav, for foliage, is Busche Gardens. Plus it is right here in Tampa!

You can pretty much find Hibiscus blooming anytime of year here in Florida.

A rouge bloom on my Passion Flower vine. I thought it was finished for the year.

And finally, it is Key Lime season I guess because they are everywhere in my little backyard.

I know, they are going to waste but a few years ago I picked them and used them and got bad burns on my hands from them so I avoid them now. My DH wanted to cut downt he tree after that but, as you know if you read my blog, I use the tree as an orchid stand, LOL.


tina said...

OMG! You have so much more than just the orchids. I love the shrimp plant. Yes, do clean the garden back a bit before your dad comes. Nice looking pool too:)

Zoya, Patrick, Nora and Stuart said...

I know Key lime are technically fruit, but can't they count as a veggie? Your garden has produced something to eat!
Veggie Gardener from Kodiak

cindee said...

The plants are all beautiful. Things really do grow well there. I am trying to gather things in before it frosts here. Which should be soon.

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