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Partly Cloudy, Chance of Showers

We’ve been days and days without rain.  It’s been so hot that the heat index was so far up there we didn’t want to talk about it.  Watering the plants didn’t do much good.  Whatever you gave them was burned up almost as soon as it hit the ground.   The flowers have suffered, leaves are turning brown.   The garden looks like something the Addams Family would grow.  

Ahhhh, but today it rained.   And I went outside to get some photos of the plants as they relaxed a bit and ceased struggling to breathe. 

poor thirsty hostas


Addams Family flower



Yep, it’s another  I Heart Macro Sunday!

studio waterstone


July 25, 2011 - Posted by | Uncategorized


  1. My gardens were looking like this too….finally 2″ of rain over the weekend but, the hosta’s are burned as well as my ferns. Looks like it’s time for some cutting back so they can start again!


    Comment by Kim Hora | July 26, 2011 | Reply

    • I know, Kim. I”ve got to get out there tomorrow. What little rain we got did not do much good. I’ve got the day off and going to spend some of it outside. We are headed for another scorching weekend. My poor cherry tree is shedding leaves like its fall!


      Comment by stregajewellry | July 27, 2011 | Reply

  2. Beautiful photos! Thank you so much for participating.


    Comment by Lori | July 30, 2011 | Reply

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