Saturday, November 10, 2012

A Favorite Thing

Today I am joining Claudia at Mockingbird Hill Cottage for A Favorite Thing Saturday.
When one lives in a hot, dry desert country where little blooms,
it is nice to have a flower you can rely on to add a pop of color and cheer.


Moss roses are definitely one of my favorite things.
 And the bees like them, too.


Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.
Gerard De Nerval
 Have a beautiful day!

39 comments:

  1. What pretty pictures Tammy. Hope you have a wonderful weekend. Heather

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  2. Ohhhhh, perky and pretty! So glad they are in bloom. Take care, Tammy, and have a nice day. Susan

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  3. lovely to see some colour! our garden is all brown now! x

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  4. Your photos are amazing, the ones with the honey bees warm my heart..we need to keep feeding those bees so we continue to enjoy these flowers..happy weekend Tammy❤

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  5. Beautiful captures, Tammy - especially the one with the bee! I'm glad you've found moss roses that can bloom in your part of the world. Thanks so much for joining in this week!

    xo
    Claudia

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  6. So pretty, Tammy. I used to love moss roses when I lived in the California desert. So happy to have met you through Favorite Saturday.
    Laura

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  7. Beautiful shots Tammy. Moss roses are just so sweet. They remind me of my grandmother - she always had a big bed of them. Diane

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  8. Hi Tammy! Your flowers are so pretty and really brighten up my day...all we have left are mums and they are withering! We call these Desert Roses and a blogger in Arizona gave me the idea to plant them near my mailbox since I never get down there to water them!! They do really well and come in the prettiest colors.

    Thanks so much for stopping by. Have a great weekend!

    XO,
    Jane

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  9. Aren't you lucky to have flowers all year! These are so pretty!!

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  10. I can see how much you would love this colorful flower in the desert. Your photos are lovely! It sounds like you have a cozy weekend planned! (previous post)

    Have you ever crocheted a magic potholder? Look it up on the internet and you would find a tutorial. It is fun to do as it turns out so magically! The first row or two are challenging but after that it goes quickly.

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  11. I also love moss roses and am glad they flourish for you there. I haven't had any for years, but next Spring I'm going to plant some!!

    (PS - your moving clock thing on the page for some reason doesn't let me scroll down your page easily. Just fyi.)

    ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

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  12. Lovely pictures Tammy! And beautiful flowers! Have a nice Sunday!
    Angeliki

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  13. I grow and love moss rose too. They were my Mother's favorite. I
    Smiles, Dottie

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  14. Great shots - Thanks for sharing them with us. I have very few blooms left, but lots of brown leaves. :D
    Thanks for stopping by - enjoy your weekend.

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  15. Hi, Tammy, your photos are sooo great...and I, too, love Moss Rose...
    Have a great weekend.

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  16. Your moss roses are lovely and it's nice to have a little visit from Mr. Bee! He looks like he's enjoying his snack...

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  17. So pretty. I like them too. And grow them each summer. The bees make me smile. :) Kit

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  18. Not sure I knew about Moss Roses before. I can see how they'd be a favorite thing ~ lovely.

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  19. I love moss roses T. When I was a young mom I would plant them in the only flower bed I had and the never disappointed me. No matter how badly I neglected them, they flourished. They will always remind me of those days when my children were small.

    I hope you enjoy a beautiful Sunday!
    hugs...

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  20. Such beautiful photography! I'm glad to see flowers from your side of the earth!

    T2

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  21. Hi Tammy,
    The roses are beautiful. They remind me of little carnations. Thank you for visiting me today.

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  22. Lovely Tammy! How warm is it still there? We're down to freezing at night here and 40's during the day.

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  23. oh how lovely! i love all roses, but the rock and wild varities are among the favorites. i'm so happy for you tammy, it's wonderful you can have these beautiful blossoms and i see the heat is going down a bit too!

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  24. Beautiful pictures, especially the ones with the bee:)

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  25. They are really pretty little flowers Tammy. All flowers make me smile, they are such a happy part of nature. :)

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  26. I can easily see why these are such a joy! Beautiful flowers and beautiful photos.

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  27. These pink roses add pink to life too:) Pretty plants..... healthy too. I too have them but they are yet to spread out. Wondering how to grow them fast.....

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  28. Hi Tammy,

    Once again, I am pleasantly surprised at how similar Kuwait is to Crete re: natural elements. These flowers (and the busy bees in them!) are what I have to contend with every time I try to prune or cut to decorate the house! But, I guess we're lucky, as in some places around the world, a large population of these insects have disappeared, which of course disrupts the whole process. Also, love your pancake post. Are you able to find maple syrup and Hershey's Kisses there?!!

    Have a great week.

    Poppy:)

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  29. Yesterday I was at the Antique Rose Emporium and was astonished at the number of varieties and to learn how many of the varieties were edible. Love your photo with the bee.

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  30. Lovely photographs! I can't see any flowers due to today's fog. The bees have all gone.

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  31. Jusgt found your blog and am a new follower. Lovley pictures!! Thanks for sharing!
    chris

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  32. So beautiful and healthy, they almost look like carnations! My dad grows pots of these in the summer time here in Tennessee to add richness to our backyard deck.
    ~Dawn

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  33. Lovely flowers. They certainly cheered me up.
    Love.

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  34. Beautiful roses, Tammy...great close-ups!

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  35. Gorgeous photos... we love the bees that come to visit too. Wish I looked that good in a close-up from that angle. :)

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  36. The close up with the bees are lovely photos.
    Merle.........

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  37. It's wonderful to find something that will grow in a hot, dry climate. And bloom so beautifully. You must really enjoy the colour.

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