Thursday, July 18, 2019

Want a "Quickie" ? Today - July 18, 2019

Want a "Quickie" Today ?

After a little rain late this morning, I took a walk around the gardens.  Here are a few of the blooms from today.  Of special importance to me is the daylily #X1 which I hybridized here at the Gardens at Waters East. It exists no other place on earth - nice!

Enjoy them all.


 False Sunflower

 Flemish Poppy

 Pink Mallow

 Maltese Cross

 Sambucus - Black Lace

Sedum - Dragon's Blood

Hybridized Daylily - #X1

 Veronica - Sunny Border Blue

Yarrow - Red

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

BLOG SHOTS # 124

Each month Gardens at Waters East (GAWE)will post a few never before seenphotos of “garden life” called - - BLOG SHOTS.  Here are the photos for this posting.

moments in the garden - - enjoy

 Baptisia -  June & Lake Michigan

 Cup Plant - September

 Goldenrod - September

 Spirea Fritsch - October

 Marguerite Daisy - June

 Milkweed - July

 Obedient Plant - July

 Peony - June

 StoneWater Beach - September 
The shore at Gardens at Waters East


 Sweet William - June



Reference Note:  For a complete list of the ten (10) Principles of Designplus the special “Golden Principle of Design”used throughout Gardens at Waters East, check out the archive postings for November 14 – 24, 2010 and May 2, 2011.


NOTE:   All photos use in this posting were taken on the property of Gardens at Waters East
unless otherwise marked.
NOTE:   Since this Blog is meant to be an accurate journal of the gardens;
no photos are “staged”, “arranged”, or ”photo-shopped” in anyway.
What is posted – is what it here.  It is what it is.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

RED, WHITE & BLUE July 4, 2019

These photos were taken yesterday to prepare for today’s celebration of America’s Independence!!!  Today we are all RED, WHITE and BLUE celebrating our Founding Fathers and the core values of this nation.
In addition,  there is are two very special photos taken this day – have not seen this since I was six years old! A real surprise in the gardens today!

Do Enjoy

















And here are the two "special" photos taken today.
A real surprise to me!



Sunday, June 30, 2019

Want a "Quickie" ? Today last day of June 2019 #2

Quickie – Last day of June 2019  -  part 2

This is “part 2” of my garden today.  I ran around the gardens early this morning.  Lots blooming, though there are still a number of things “late”.  The winter must have affected many of them – LOTS!

Enjoy these photos from this morning.

 German Bearded Iris

 Peony

 Baptisia

 Gootendorf Rose

 Siberian Iris

 Spiderwort

 Geranium - Splish Splash
Every bloom is different - amazing!

 Yucca

 Siberian Iris

Wild Phlox


Want a "Quickie" ? Today -- Last day of June 2019 - #1

Quickie – Last day of June 2019

I ran around the gardens early this morning.  Lots blooming, though there are still a number of things “late”.  The winter must have affected many of them – LOTS!
Enjoy these photos from this morning.

 Asian Patio Garden

 Gootendorf Rose bud

 Gootendorf Rose

 Allium Azureum

 Lupine

 Peony

 Siberian Iris

 Centaurea Montana - Bachelor Button

 Peony

Spiderwort