Bold and Beautiful Blossoms

Vibrant Orange Poppies Sizzle in the Garden in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Vibrant Orange Poppies Sizzle in the Garden (photo: Kathy Diemer)

Just as summer’s sun sets the sky ablaze, so too will bold blossoms sprinkled throughout your gardens.  As if you’re turning on a switch of colors; one touch creates a burst of sizzling orange, another ignites with flashes of fiery red, or brilliant amber petals illuminate an otherwise lackluster location. Now imagine kicking it up a notch . . . or two . . . and doubling or tripling the flower’s dimension to create a true explosion of color.  If this intensity boost sounds like something you’d want to plug into, read on to learn about some of my favorite buxom beauties sure to add spark to your gardens this season. [Read more…]

Moon Flower

Best Seat in the House in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Best Seat Outside the House (photo credit: Kathy Diemer)

I’m being followed by a moon flower, moon flower, moon flower … leaping and hopping by my moon flower, moon flower, moon flower.  Yes, that’s my twist on the Cat Stevens’ Moon Shadow tune and I’m singing it because my moon flower ipomoea alba is finally blooming! If you have ever seen and experienced the sultry, romantic blooms of the coquettish moon flower, you’ll understand why I’m ecstatic. If not, let me do my best to seduce you with images and description . . . [Read more…]