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September 23, 2009


Welcome to another fabulous white Wednesday...please check out Kathleen's blog for a list of all the WW participates. 
Well, fall IS officially here, but it is more like summer in this part of B.C.  My garden is still looking so pretty that I have decided to do another garden post.  It won't be too long before the fall/winter rains begin (they do call this the WET COAST at times, short for west coast) so I am enjoying every sunny moment until then.

Here is a little bundle of lavender from my garden tied together with a piece of old sheet. It sits on top of a beautifully weathered side table in the yard.

This is another one of my staircase post projects I use as a bird feeder.

What a lovely surprise these gladiolas were this summer as I had forgotten that I had planted them and almost pulled them up thinking they were weeds!

A chippy white garden lantern sits on top of a chippy stone against some sedum and a white David Austin rose (smells so good!).

"CHERISH THE MOMENT"  is a rub-on I added to this sweet little container.
I hope you are all having a fabulous White Wednesday.  Happy day!!


Nice and Easy Antiques said...

Hi Xojanis! Thank you for sharing your crusty, peeling goodness!! Love the vignette in the first picture!!

Susie~From My Home To Yours said...

Great post for WW with lovely pictures. It's still summer here in Florida as well..My garden just looks a little tired. I'm sure it would welcome a little cooler weather, as would I!

Peonies & Magnolias said...

I love your birdfeeder. It is wonderful and your glads as well are gorgeous. Thanks for visiting me.


Anonymous said...

Beautiful photographs and post - I love your white garden lantern!

Enjoy your day,

Lady Pamela said...

Such beautiful photos, Janis. My favorite is the first one. Maybe a coffee table book is in your future. (At least consider it) Then I would be able to say "I knew her when..."

That Girl Ang said...

Absolutely refreshing!

Vicki said...

Hi, Janis,
I always look forward to White Wednesday to see your white pretties. You have a wonderful garden, and I love how you have embellished it. Sending autumn blessings your way. (It is actually cool and rainy here in hot Central Texas so it is feeling like autumn.). Vicki

Mary said...

What beautiful white treasures! I love the bunch of lavender...adds charm to anything!

Have a wonderful White Wednesday!


Sandi said...

Lovely photos Janis! I love the first one especially too. Have a wonderful White Wednesday!

Julie Marie said...

Hello Janis, once again everything is simply beautiful! I especially love the birdbath with the crystals... Bisous... Julie Marie

Rebecca said...

Happy whites
Love your display of white chippy stuff!
Your flowers are beautiful

Gretchen said...

Gorgeous post and beautiful flowers Janis. Just lovely.


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