The most satisfying photography is that which captures the beauty of Creation in all of its glory in the gardens but also displayed so beautifully in art in the home. This is what photographers and artists that capture landscapes, florals and living things love most. We see it, love it, capture it, share it and then enjoy the art of it displayed. Thus it is in the Promise Gardens, beauty on display outdoors and beauty continued in the home. The photography below showcases favorites of roses-peonies created for a design palette in a huge “Art on Canvas” display that becomes the focal point of any interior design. The colors “POP” and draw the viewer into the room and sets a tranquil mood of beauty. _jacyjoypals
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The Flowers by Robert Louis Stevenson
All the names I know from nurse:
Gardener’s garters, Shepherd’s purse,
Bachelor’s buttons, Lady’s smock,
And the Lady Hollyhock.
Fairy places, fairy things,
Fairy woods where the wild bee wings,
Tiny trees for tiny dames–
These must all be fairy names!
Tiny woods below whose boughs
Shady fairies weave a house;
Tiny tree-tops, rose or thyme,
Where the braver fairies climb!
Fair are grown-up people’s trees,
But the fairest woods are these;
Where, if I were not so tall,
I should live for good and all.
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The beautiful bronze Lydia adorned and boasting beautiful coleus flowers shows off her beauty as the sun shines on her. This is her new color for 2018 as she lights up the corner Promise Garden. From original white to blue to bronze she always shines and perfects the show in the Promise Gardens. She models in frames for 2018.
What is lovelier than “Baby’s Breath” (Gypsophila) as an addition to your bouquets and vases filled with beautiful roses or flowers. I love them because of their dainty white flowers and how they stand out and complete an arrangement or are glorious alone. They are extraordinary in that you can dry them and use them over and over with or without other flowers. Grow them in your gardens and you will have an ample yearly supply. They are CHARMING!
“Most people know the baby’s breath flower as the iconic symbol of long-lasting love because it’s commonly used to round out wedding bouquets and centerpieces. The tiny white flowers represent the purity of emotion that two people should have for each other during a wedding ceremony. Aside from marriage connotations, the baby’s breath is also tied to babies in an obvious way. It’s traditional to give new mothers floral arrangements featuring at least one or two sprigs of this plant. Self discipline and fidelity is a modern meaning for this classic flower.” Flower Meaning
Baskets of Peonies from the Promise Gardens display their beauty in color and aroma that makes the heart smile. This season they were exceptional and every room was filled with vases and baskets of them. As they have completed their blooms for this season, we await the full bloom of the English Rose Garden which are so beautiful and we call our “baby peonies” in their petals, softness and glory. They, as the poet says “speak” in “hieroglyphics of angels” . . .
“Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words.
They are the hieroglyphics of angels,
loved by all men for the beauty of their character,
though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning.”
~Lydia M. Child