Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Blooms at the Nursery

Well, I missed GBBD, sorry, so thought I'd share the blooms at the nursery as of late.  
Hope you enjoy!!  
Althea
 The Althea are blooming like crazy.
Lantana
 The butterflies are everywhere- sometimes I feel like my Instagram account is a butterfly watch.
Cereus
 The Cereus are always neat I think- this one has three blooms on it.  
Grevillea
 I love the Greveillea 'Peaches and Cream' - such an unusual bloom.
Palo Verde Desert Museum
 The Palo Verde trees are always pretty to me even without blooms- I love the green bark.
Pomegranate
 This was a first for me- two on one.  I posted this on Facebook and a customer posted one on hers as well- guess it isn't that rare but I'd never seen it!
Pride of Barbados
 The Pride of Barbados equals summer in Austin to me.  Love these blooms!
Sticks of Fire
 The 'Sticks of Fire' are always fun- they change colors in the winter but are equally as impressive in the summer.
Tecoma
And last but not least, a Tecoma, this is the 'Lydia' which is a bit more compact and softer yellow.
Hope everyone is enjoying their summer!  

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Happy GBBD!

It's that time again... what's blooming where you are? 
Here are a few shots of what has been blooming around here!  Hope you enjoy!
Vitex Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 The Vitex are in full bloom all over town.
Citrus bloom Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 The Citrus are blooming away- if I could bottle that fragrance.....
Oakleaf Hydrangea Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 The Oakleaf Hydrangea are starting to bloom.
Duranta Sapphire Showers Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
The Duranta are blooming - love the royal purple color.
John Fanick Phlox Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 The 'John Fanick' Phlox are blooming.
Caladium Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
 I know....not a bloom but look at how pretty that is!!!!!!!!
Rock Rose Vivero Growers Nursery Austin
And I will end with a shot of the Pavonia, Rock Rose.  A tried and true Texas bloomer!
Please visit May Dreams Gardens to see all the beautiful blooms from all over!


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.
   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!!