Wednesday, September 19, 2007

My Patio Garden

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Fall is in the air today in Silicon Valley. It's only going to be 69 degrees which is really low for this time of year. The flowers on my patio are blooming like crazy so I thought I would share them with you.






Thank you all so much for the very nice comments yesterday. I have some more good news....I now have two rooms on the front page of HGTV's Rate My Space under "Today's Most Viewed" (my dining room and bedroom) and I probably should thank all of you for clicking that link, I'm sure that had a lot to do with it!

26 comments:

Dena ~ swaddlecottage said...

Good Morning Cindy,

What lovely flowers! I don't know about you, but when I woke up and saw it was cloudy I just smiled. It's been so hot and now they are talking about rain tomorrow. Yippie! My flowers are not looking as well as yours so I know they will love it :) Congrats on the second post to make the first page! On another note ~ thank you for the great post you did on the painting techniques. I recently aquired a little bench, very similar to the one you have with the white mirror above it. Well, I just finished painting it white and it came out wonderful thanks to you!

Hugs,
Dena

Rosemary said...

Well congrats again Cindy.
What a beautiful patio full of flowers. It is cold here today too!
Yay! I love it.
Have a great day,
Rosemary

Splaneyo said...

I didn't get a chance to tell you yesterday - congratulations. It makes you feel like all of your hard work is worth something doesn't it?
Heather

Linda's Blue Gate said...

WOW 69..... we are going to be 92 today... in Tex.
Your flowers are so pretty... your patio looks lovely... everything you do has a nice relax feel to it....

Ginger said...

Your patio is so pretty! Everything you touch is so pretty ( can you come to my home ) I was wondering if you had any kitchen pictues? I would love to see your kitchen. I thought of you yesterday I saw a blue and yellow recipe box that had teacups and saucers on it and you and your home just POP into my thought. Have a great day

Tea Time and Roses said...

How beautiful are these flowers... Your patio is in full bloom!

Hugs...

Beverly

Julie said...

Hi, I am playing catch up with my blog friends and just read about your room being on the HGTV sight. You are not bragging - and I am thrilled for you! Your garden is really beautiful too.

Mary said...

Your dear patio garden looks like a little slice of heaven!

I wish it was 69 here in NJ -- it's about 80 and I'm wilting! :)
xoxo,
Mary

Decor4U said...

What a lovely patio full of flowers.I love gardening,I'll be glad to visit you in my blog.nice to meet you

Michelle said...

Hi Cindy,
I've been enjoying reading your blog for a while now :) Many congratulations on your exciting news! Love all the pictures of your flowers - very beautiful! I really like your cone shaped planter; that's neat!

Have an awesome day!
Michelle

Gail McCormack said...

Great pictures of your flowers and Patio Garden Cindy, to think here in Australia we're just starting to plant our summer blooms. Congrats on your two rooms making the front page, WOW!

Gail xo

Shari said...

Beautiful flowers, Cindy. I especially love the last picture of the white flower with pink tinged tips. What is that? I'm a "wannabe" gardener but no matter how hard I try, everything ends up dying. I just don't have a green thumb. My husband recently bought me a miniature rose bush that was filled with pretty little pink roses and lots of buds but not a single bud opened and in less than a month it was nothing but a dead, dry brown stick with sharp thorns! Sooo sad! :(

Terri and Bob said...

Neat flowers. I can tell they are loving your weather. i am going to go check out your bedroom now, too. How did they get your photos?

Anne F. said...

Such pretty flowers. Wish mine would look that good.

Penny Carlson said...

Pretty Flowers! Thank you Cindy for leading me to HGTV's Rate My Space! After I viewed your room (and commented on it :-) ), I signed up and added my living room. I am currently the "most viewed room" and "top rated room" for Living Rooms! The number I am listed under is: 8520861

Thanks for letting me know about that site!
Penny

Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality said...

Congrats, Cindy on your HGTV pages. I'll have to go & take a look. It gets pretty competitive over there, so I don't put anything up there. Glad you are getting positive comments & enjoying it.

Rhoda

Nunnie's Attic said...

Congratulations again and your flowers are just as beautiful as your rooms.

Love,
Julie

Anonymous said...

Your flowers are lovely. I've been wondering if you decorate for fall but not even sure you have fall where you live. Thanks for sharing your pretty patio garden!
bj

Simply Me Art said...

Just Beautiful. Your Impatients look great. Lovely Colors..

Sher's Creative Expressions said...

Even your garden is perfect!! I love the cooler weather myself. Fall is my favorite time of year here in Michigan.

Congrats on being featured with two rooms on HGTV's Rate My Space! Your lovely rooms should be featured. again and again.

Blessings,

Anonymous said...

I'm so happy to hear that your bedroom made it to the top. It's one of the most beautiful bedrooms I've ever seen.

I'm from the high desert and it's cold here in the morning and warm in the PM. Kinda hard to know how to dress. Looks like shorts weather is over.

~elaine~ from SoCal

Regina said...

Your patio look is loveley....your
flowers are beautiful.In germany
is very cold too.
Regina

Gayla said...

Oh, Cindy... your patio is so lovely. I think fall is gorgeous and wonderful and can't wait, but if I had flowers like that, I might feel differently. Maybe next year I won't be such a dud... (That should be my theme song, I'm afraid). Take care. I think your space should be rated the best on HGTV any time, any day. It's phenomenal.

Miss Janice said...

Your patio and flowers are lovely.
Miss Janice

autumnbreeze said...

Beautiful--I love the birdhouses, wall art and statuaries among the flowers. I love that fence too. Congrats on your HGTV front page.

Catherine said...

Your flowers are lovely, & so are the photo's of them, I can tell you are enjoying the new camera!

Congrats on making the first page..
Are you still doing your happy dance...? :) you should be!!

Also love all the toile items you purchased!!
Have a great weekend!!
Catherine