Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A Late GBBD Post!

Where does the time go?  Better late than never- Happy GBBD- Garden Bloggers Bloom Day! 
A few photos of things that have been blooming lately!  
Enjoy!
Cactus bloom
 The Cactus blooms never disappoint. 
Caterpillar to chrysalis
 This was a before and after photo- less than 24 hours in-between.  
hummingbird moth
 Do you see him- it's a Hummingbird Moth.  They are so fun to watch and SO FAST!
Althea
 The Althea are blooming.
Clerodendron
  The Clerodendron are blooming.
artichoke bloom
 Look at the artichoke bloom!!
Vitex
 The Vitex are in full bloom here and all over the city. 
Bat Face Cuphea
Little Bat Face Cuphea- love those.  Hope you enjoyed the blooms and wishing everyone a happy GBBD!  Visit May Dreams Gardens to see the blooms/gardens all over the world!!

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Happy March GBBD!

It's March and spring is almost here.  Things are blooming like crazy around here and it is wonderful. 
Crossvine Vivero Growers Nursery
 The Crossvine are blooming away...
Abutilon
 the Abutilon....
Purple Plum Tree
 the Purple Plums....
Gopher Plant
 the Gopher Plants...
Pedlianthus
 the Pedlianthus, this one is a little more rare than your typical one, as noted most predominatly by the blooms.  Aside from the blooms the plants themselves are very similar but this one is more tropical/cold sensitive and the blooms are different.  I love it!
Acanthus Mollis
 The Acanthus are getting ready to bloom- such a unique bloom stalk. 
Globe Mallow
 The Globe Mallow are blooming away, tried and true favorite of mine.
hummingbird moth
And last but not least, the Salvia are a big hit this week with bees, butterflies and the Hummingbird Months alike.  Hope everyone enjoyed the photos.  Please visit May Dreams Gardens to see what is blooming in different gardens from all over!!  Thanks for hosting!

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

February GBBD 2017

Happy February GBBD 2017!  I say it all the time but where does the time go?
Aloe marlothii
The weather here has been just plain crazy.  Hot, cold, freezing, meeting all kinds of records for coldest then hottest days of the year on record- just typical Texas weather.... 
The Aloe marlothii is blooming which to me is always a magnificent bloom spike. 
Echeveria
 The echeveria are enjoying the cooler temperatures and showing off all their colors.
Agave Blue Glow
 The Agave 'Blue Glow' is using the sunshine to show off it's beautiful edges.
echeveria bloom
   The succulents have been blooming away which is always fun to watch.  
kalanchoe bloom

Vivero Growers Nursery
  Things are blooming which is nice cause it gives the bees and butterflies things to visit. 
Kalanchoe bloom
Hope you have a wonderful Garden Blogger Bloom Day- make sure and visit May Dreams Gardens which has links to gardens all over!

Sunday, January 15, 2017

January Garden Blogger Bloom Day Post

I can not believe it is time for the January Garden Blogger Bloom Day Post!  Where does the time go? 
I will post a few photos of things I have taken pictures of lately.  Hope you enjoy. 
The Aloes are blooming away like crazy.
 The Kalanchoes, though not a bloom, I thought looked neat so I took a photo.
 Another Aloe bloom- this is the 'Grassy Lassie'- one of my favorites of the Aloes.
 Who doesn't love an Echeveria bloom?
 The Pines are looking beautiful in the sunlight.
The Arbutus have the most beautiful blooms- so intricate.  Little pink showers of blooms.   
It is January 2017.  I can almost not believe it.  Short but sweet post- hope you enjoyed! Be sure to visit May Dreams Gardens to see all the gardens all over!!

Monday, November 14, 2016

Happy November GBBD

Can you believe it is November?  Can you believe November is almost over?  Where does the time go I want to know.  Happy November GBBD to everyone. 
Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 Below are some photos of things that have been blooming lately.  Hope you enjoy.  
Kalanchoe Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 Alright, not a bloom but it looks like a rose bloom, and this is the start of a beautiful Kalanchoe bloom stalk.
Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 The butterflies have been everywhere.  I have seen so many different varieties this week!
Lions Tail Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 The Lions Tail are always such a stunning bloom- so unique!
Mexican Mint Marigold Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 The Mexican Mint Marigold has a fragrance some love or hate- it's rather strong but wonderful if you like the smell of licorice.  
Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 Someone just wanted to say hi!
Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 The Celosia are covered in butterflies.  It is wonderful!!
Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 The Lantana are always butterfly and bee magnets. 
Artemesia Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 Though not a bloom, the Artemesia looks beautiful right now.
Dragon Fruit bloom Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
The Dragon Fruit bloomed- I can't wait for the fruit!
Don't forget to stop by May Dreams Gardens to check out what is blooming on different blogs all over the world!

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Happy GBBD October 2016

Succulent Pot, Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
Happy Garden Bloggers Bloom Day October 2016!

Fall Aster Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 It might not feel like it here in Austin, but it is fall and the Fall Asters are blooming away along with...
Plumbago Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 the Plumbago,
Cassia Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 the Cassia,
Lantana Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
and the Lantana, which by the way is a constant favorite of the butterflies.
Emperor One Maple Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 The maples are turning a brilliant red.
Kalanchoe Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 The Kalanchoe are getting ready to bloom
Kumquat Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
And last but not least, Kumquats are ripe and quite delicious!  You can eat these rind and all- there are a few seeds so be careful but they are really good!  Thank you to May Dreams Gardens for hosting GBBD!  Stop by her site to check out gardens from all over!

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Blooming at the Nursery

A quick post with some blooms that have been showing off lately at the nursery.  
Vitex Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 The bees are pollinating the Vitex. 
Goldenball leadtree Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 The Goldenball leadtree are full of blooms.  
Buttefly Vine Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 The Butterfly Vine is blooming and making the butterfly shaped seed pods.
Lantana Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 The butterflies are out and about - seen here on the Lantana.
Cassia Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 We recently had a few rainy days- I just love how things look with rain on them- the Cassia above and the Loropetalum below.  The raindrops look like diamonds!
Loropetalum Vivero Growers Nursery Austin

Butterfly Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
I will leave you with another butterfly on a Lantana.
Hope you enjoyed the photos!!
Happy fall!!!