Hydrangea in the Backyard

The hydrangea blooms are plentiful this year so I kept some on the patio table. Peeking from behind are
a few of the pillows I sewed for the windsor chairs.

Wave Petunias and ivy on what I am told was an old cheese board(?)
We're getting lots of use out of our little fire bowl.

More hydrangeas in an old Crown mason jar. I love the zinc rings and glass lids with the crowns on them.
Pretty blooms under the screen gazebo. 

I have received lots of kind comments from my last post. I was surprised to hear the hydrangea called green. I always thought of them as white. Many are quite white, but I realize now they have a green undertone. Especially the ones that were not quite open when I cut them (due to impending storm.)

Hoping you can enjoy some time outdoors this weekend!


  1. Beautiful, Elizabeth!

    I am going to cut some of our Endless Summer blooms today. Ours are pink.

  2. Oh how I love your hydrangeas! (and your "style". I will "miracle grow" my hydrangeas to see if that helps any...

  3. Wow! What beautiful hydrangeas! I love your arrangements....and would love to have a few hydrangea bushes of my own, too! Great job!

  4. I have serious hydrangea envy. I wish I had some in my own yard, In fact, I haven't seen any in my area at all. Are they territorial maybe?

    I love all the color in your flowers!

  5. Gorgeous! Mine are just now starting to peek out their heads, and in a month, I will have green ones like you do!
    I hope you are having a wonderful summer so far!

  6. I sure wish I could grow white hydrangeas. No matter what color I plant, when they grow back they are always pink.

  7. Hello! Nice flowers! I want also wich you a nice summer! Have a nice day! Hugs Nina


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