Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Teasing Georgia


I've come to realize through posting on this blog that I definitely am a lover of roses.  There are certain ones that I've noticed seem to perform well here in this South Carolina Garden.  This is one lovely rose and I'd like to share it with you today along with some information about it.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

We Have Buff Orpingtons!



I am so excited that we finally have Buff Orpingtons here at Hibiscus House.  This picture shows them at 2 1/2 weeks old.  We really lucked up getting them at 2 1/2 weeks.  To me that means 2 1/2 weeks less to have under the light in the brooder!  Come on inside to see more pictures and video of these beautiful little chicks.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Gloria and Her Azaleas



Good morning!  I thought I'd take you back to a month ago when the azaleas were blooming.   Isn't Gloria a cute fountain?  I just like to walk around the gardens and see her sweet gentle face.  I've planted white azaleas around her and it is a peaceful garden.  I have four azaleas in this garden.  Three bloom first and the one behind Gloria blooms last.  When we plant things we hope that certain ones will bloom at the same time and if you stop to think about it they should.  Planted same time and the same type of plants, yet they show you they have a mind of their own.  Gloria's azalea the one directly behind her is always last but let me tell you it is a grand bloomer.  It takes it's time showing up but when it makes it's grand entrance it is well worth it!  Come on into the garden to see....

Monday, May 11, 2015

May What's Going On?

I trust that all of the mothers out there had a wonderful day!  I did and was surprised by my children in such cute and fun ways!  I tear up when I think about how much they mean to me.  I'd be lost without them.  Come on inside to see What's Going On....

Monday, May 4, 2015

The Old Homeplace

Not long ago I posted a few pics of the old shack and hand pump.  Today I share a few more that were taken that day.  I love the fact that there is beauty to be found in everything.  Look at the old buildings and items saved from others now gone.  Notice the colors and the textures. Time has a way of changing things, doesn't it?  Buildings fall, items rust and no longer work, but the memories linger on.  
Join me today won't you for a look at simple beauty......

Thursday, April 30, 2015

We Lost King Today

"King" the White Rock Rooster

We were saddened today to find King dead in a pen with several roosters.  The culprit J.R. had to go.  I've secluded him in a makeshift jail for months.  I even gave him his own flock of hens.  Nothing ever seemed to work.  He was just crazy mean to other chickens be they hen or rooster.  He put my precious "Spot's" eye out and almost took the other out.  He killed the young rooster of King's and now he has killed "King".  He had to go.

Monday, April 27, 2015

The Old Shack & Hand Pump

Good morning!  Do you have favorite spots from homes in the past?  Spots that just steal your heart?  I do and this little shack that was hand built by a family member who has now gone on to Heaven is just one of those.  Join me as I share the old shack and hand pump...
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