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"Possibility and promise greet me each day as I walk out into my garden. My vigor is renewed when I breathe in the earthiness and feel the dirt between my fingers. My garden is a peaceful spot to refresh my soul." Meems

Welcome to my Central Florida Garden Blog where we garden combining Florida natives, Florida-Friendly plants, and tropicals.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Fireworks Florida Gardening Style

In honor of the 4th of July and America's birthday I'd like to showcase some of the explosive bursts of color in my Florida garden.

There aren't any missiles or projectiles to watch out for but possibly some bright flashes and flickers to stand back and gaze at from a safe distance.

Perhaps some sparks will fly with hues so hot they appear ignited.

Abundant fiery colors displaying showering explosions of energy with garden blooms resembling fireworks have been showing up in my garden.

Please enjoy the drama, the details, and most importantly, the view.

Happy 4th of July to all my American friends and family.

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  1. Red,white and green!..,great shots, loads of sparklers...fantastic perseptive and color

  2. Hi Meems, looking at your plants today seem like looking at our own, except for the envy of my life, your caladium, which i dont have! Our Clerodendrum also happily feeds our butterflies.

  3. Absolutely beautiful post!

  4. These are my favorite kinds of fireworks.

  5. Love your take on the fireworks!
    Hope you had a wonderful 4th!

  6. Meems, Your garden and all the plants look very happy after all the rain we have had. Just beautiful.

  7. i love all the underbellies of the leaves. what a great display of God's natural fireworks...we just can't compete with it. <3 <3 <3.

  8. What a nice way for me to be able to belatedly enjoy your Fourth of July celebration. I especially enjoyed the first part where you chose fireworks like blooms. The foliage and their different shades were wonderful as well.

  9. Luv the pics of the undersides of leaves. Their beauty is often forgotten.


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