It's also the day my backyard screams, begs, whines, and cries for a wedding. One of those celebration, of an impossibly beautiful romance fraught with drama and angst, weddings, a really big wedding, amidst the roses and clematis, the columbine and ferns (think the meadow where Edward and Bella shared their first kiss (Yeah I've read 'em all, don't hate!).
For years I've pleaded with couples planning marriage, or couples who had enjoyed a first date and may potentially marry one day or random strangers who would look good in white; but, yet again, the wedding begging wondrousness of my back yard is unused...sob! Is it because I don't have a water feature?? (I watch too many garden shows)
To make me feel a little better I wandered through my back yard in scrubs and a tank top soaking in the sights, sun and scent. I took a few
Blue sky, roses, sunlight and solstice! Ahhhh!
Adam and Eve started the whole naughty gardening thing, I'm just keeping with tradition.
So delicate. I think these are my favorite roses.
Clematis and Columbine.
Can a garden ever have too many bird baths???
Or enough frogs??
Shhhh, he's my favorite!
These flowers come up every year, they get me tons of compliments, yet I have no clue what they are nor do starts grow for people I've given them to.
A cluster of flowers amongst the grape leaves.
I heart Hostas!
This is a picture from earlier this spring. Love the mix.
This picture is me trying to capture the pollen on the legs of the many bees that were buzzing madly in these flowers. Ummmm...ok, if you look closely you can see the bee.
Even if it is my camera giving each picture an Edenesque glow you should still be impressed.
I dare you to not smile!
I ask ya, where's a bride and a cake when you need one? Maybe I can find a sparkly skinned, bare chested vampire to lip lock with...;)
Wrought iron and flowers, sigh!
This picture is my favorite, love the bird house in the back corner. Thanks for walking through my backyard and sharing a bit of solstice with me. Feel free to send brides and or cameras my way.