This is a very cool place. They have an antique store, a gift shop that has EVERYTHING & the flowers. oh, and the shop cat. A great place to spend an hour & some money. The address is 2979 Hwy 119, Montevallo, Alabama 35115. Its privately owned & operated. #buylocal Here are the fake flowers…
Category: flower photography
the flowers & the cat
Juju, my cat, doesn’t like when i find something to do that doesn’t involve him. He had to be the center of attention. and you know what? I am grateful. He is one cool cat. These are my African Daisies from pots outside. Their stems were short, so i needed a small vase. Stunning flowers…and…
when the sun comes in
Play with it!
you have power over the Cosmos
If you plant cosmos flowers
oak leaf hydrangea every season
fall & winter & early spring the flowers dry in this amazing color Spring the flowers come in green and here they are at their summer best… Oak Leaf Hydrangea is Alabama’s state flower. They can be found wild or planted in one’s own land. The reason people plant them for their own is obvious.
wee African Violets
I love buds. I used to be upset whenever i bought mums & the buds refused to open. NOW, i use them in the arrangement because they look like small little balls. I’ll show soon. These were very small African Violets.
I confess i am a monster murderer. I don’t mean to. I have a green thumb…but orchids take one look around my house & begin to give up the ghost. I have to keep them via photos. These images were taken at Sweet Pea Garden Shop, Homewood, Alabama. with my iphone.
can you name these flowers?
a little hint…
dazzle me wee roses
I’ve never liked large vases, filled to overflowing, with flowers. Large bouquets can overwhelm a space, divide a table…and the flowers can drown out one another. I look for small vases, or shot glasses or even dollhouse sized vases (there is one 1″ vase holding one small rose on the second image) I like smaller…
why Water Lilies are twice as bright
Water Lilies appear to contain fire at their center, they glow. These flowers are so different from other flowers we normally see. It took me awhile to figure out why. I blame it on the sun…and the water the flower floats upon. The flowers are lit up by the sun, twice. Once from above and then…