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Thursday, August 29, 2013

Pretty Zinnias

It's still HOT here in Arkansas and my little zinnia garden is thriving! I planted them from seeds around the first of July. I'm a little obsessed with them and am always going out to look at them during the day. I noticed something was eating the petals so I went out at midnight and caught some grasshoppers chomping away! I put a stop to that real fast! lol...I just love all of the colors! I will be planting more next year for sure.
 
 Pretty!
 
 They sure do make a beautiful bouquet!
 

7 comments:

Molly said...

Your zinnias are beautiful. I love zinnias too. Did you plant yours in the ground or a planter? I live in Memphis with pretty much all shade...would love some zinnias!

jackie collins said...

Very Pretty! I love Zinnias, they have pretty color and good stems for cutting. Thank you for sharing!

jackie collins said...

Thank you for sharing, love the zinnias! I have some planted too, they are pretty hardy and have nice stems for cutting. Your florals are just beautiful!

Christine Graves said...

Your zinnias are gorgeous...You've definitely inspired me to plant some next year...Love it!

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Kristen, your zinnias are so pretty! They are popular here, as one of the most drought tolerant flowers; and they transition so well into fall. The bouquet that you created is lovely, as well!

Pinky at Designs by Pinky said...

I planted zinnias this year too, cause it is the first time in 29 years I have enough sun!!!! I love them too, and they DO make a beautiful bouquet! Have a fabulous weekend!

Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said...

Kristen, they are beautiful! Thanks for sharing. Feel free to share this on my Make it Pretty Monday party. Here's the link if you want to check it out. http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2013/09/make-it-pretty-monday-week-65.html Hope to see you at the bash! Have a great week. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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