Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Signs of Summer

A visitor.
Honeysuckle. Ahhh, can you smell them?

Blackberry blooms that will become berries soon.

I thought I would take you for a little walk in my yard. Nothing says summer to me quite like the scent of Honeysuckle blooms. When I step onto my back porch I am almost overcome with the sweet smell.

I am busily stitching on the May LHN sampler and hope to finish it up before the weekend. I have been spending some time in the sewing room but the things I am making will have to remain secret...for now. :o)
I hope you are all having a wonderful week. Happy Hump Day!


Catherine said...

Oh how I love the smell of honeysuckle!! A long time ago I had a honeysuckle perfume - I believe it was from Pier 1 - loved it!!

Berit said...

I so love honeysuckle! We had a massive bush of them in at my kindergarten and boy were we all over those bushes when they bloomed! Thanks for sharing, I'd forgotten all about them.

Looking forward to your secret sewing--the stuff you make is so gorgeous!

Kathy A. said...

Oh love those pretty flowers.
What wonderful little secret are you sewing now? You have me very interested LOL

Carol said...

Oh, Myra--please, please send some of your nice NC weather up north! This has been the coldest, rainiest, dreariest May week I ever remember here! We even had a frost Sunday night and lost some of our vegetable plant :(

Your photos are beautiful--love the butterfly and sure wish I could smell that honeysuckle myself! Enjoy :)

PunkiePie said...

Thakn you for sharing! My garden is full of weeds right now. I haven't had a chance to get out there. I really need to!

Crispy said...

I've never smelled a honeysuckle flower, I bet it's heavenly. My idea of summer is blackberries. So many hours spent picking them as a child...and of course eating more than we brought home to mom :0)


Deb said...

Beautiful pictures and beautiful flowers. I love that you caught a butterfly in the midst of the flowers.

Lana said...

LOVE Honeysuckle!!! The smell is amazing!!! I even have honeysuckle scented lotion from Bath and Body works! Yes, summer is just around the corner! Loved the pictures!

Norma Soulet (AZArtist) said...

Myra your flowers are beautiful!
I bet it is a pleasure to sit outside and enjoy the Honeysuckle fragrance. :)

Daffycat said...

Oooo how pretty! I love honeysuckle!

I don't guess I have ever seen blackberries though and didn't realise how beautiful they were! Do the flowers smell at all and are there thorns?

Conny said...

Lovely pictures! I love the smell of the honeysuckle but have to wait for a long time because it's still too cold here. Summertime is great, sitting outside with a glass of wine and the smell of the honeysuckle. What do I need more??

Lelia said...

Oh my, you have BEAUTIFUL pictures!