The sun is out today for a little while and I could not resist the urge to take a few pictures.
The neatest thing has happened though.
Today I saw things through the lens that I didn't notice just looking at the plants and flowers.
Do you ever do that?
Look closely at the daisy.
Do you see the food chain in action?
So cool! That spider is white like the flowers. ;)
I showed you this last summer.
This is Henry Duelberg Salvia that we picked because it does well in North Texas.
Um, it might take over. I'm plucking pieces out and sticking it around the beds.
Works like a charm!
Our very first crepe myrtle bloom of this summer.
And last, let me show you how I'm practicing patience.
Let me confess that keeping plants over the winter isn't something we do much around here.
Too messy in the house and no greenhouse to hide them in.
Last year my neighbor to the south, Lisa at Texas Decor kept her ferns over the winter
and they came back beautifully.
So this year I decided to see what would happen if we kept the Kimberley Queen Ferns from last year. To begin with, we could we could see a few specks of green when we peeked down into the brown stems. So we started waiting. And waiting.
One has taken off and the other is a slowpoke.
Again, through the lens I saw something that I didn't notice in person.
Do you see the interloper in the right picture?
I'll take care of that in a jiffy!
We are so grateful for a little sunshine today. More rain expected in a couple of hours.
Prayers for all of my Texas friends who have experienced flooding.
If it's not one thing it's another!