Monday, May 21, 2012

Post Mother's Day Flowers Post

Every year on Mother's Day at church, flower plants are given to every mother by the children to their mother. We don't have children/grandchildren attending our church but every year a child makes sure I get a plant. This year I had THREE children offer me a plant - yes, I cried a teeny tiny bit, it was sooo precious!
I decided to pot up the plants in a pot and place it close by.
 The dahlia at the back and the purple one on the left was from church. The one on the right came from our DIL M and I added trailing dusty miller and the 'Mom's Garden' sign. Altogether, it makes a lovely combination and a lovely reminder of the love and care of others!

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I've not been posting as much - I've been busy with preparing for a garden tour here in two weeks. This brick and block walkway is a work in progress for the occasion.

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These are yard sale finds from the week end. The two on the left are interesting finds for a dollar each; the plump to-be-recovered footstool/coffee table for two bucks...
and this chair? Another dollar! I was wishing for seven more! :)
Yeppers - it was a successful hunt!
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- From The Pulpit -

"We cannot produce Spirit-filled fruit out of a law based system."
Romans 8:11

3 comments:

Meg said...

How sweet! Glad you had a nice Mother's Day.

XO

stone said...

Hello Esther,
My name is Renata and I don't have a blog, but I very much enjoy visiting all the blogs of these very generous folks.
I live in Bucks county and would love to come to your garden tour which I believe is June 2nd?
Please let me know if I can attend
my email address is: stoneranch58@gmail.com
Thank you.

Corn in my Coffee-Pot said...

What a lovely gift from your little church children...the plants look lovely together in the pot.

Hope your garden tour went well.

Pat

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