9/23/16

Flower Friday - Goodbye to Summer

With summer ending, Mama and I made one last trip to Sequoia Garden see the Dahlias before they are gone....


She spent lots of time watching this silly bee playing on a flower


 
Ummmm...MAMA, we are here to see the Dahlias!!



There are still dahlias blooming, but it seems there are more brown edges and wilting petals in the garden.



The Bell Flowers are blooming, but their stalks and leaves are mostly brown...


These yellow beauties seem to still be going strong...


...along with this pretty pink edged dahlia


You can see the wilting petals on the back dahlia...



...and on this sunrise colored dahlia...



This poor thing has definitely seen better days...



...but these pink petaled lovelies are looking great!



Mama and I put together a slide show of more flowers too!


 
We get to have snacks while we watch it, right Mama???





 
Click HERE and view on the video onYouTube







The good thing about the end of summer is the circle of life will help this year's blooms fertilize the grounds for more beautiful blooms next summer!



 
Hop aboard and show us the flowers blooming in your corner of the world (If you don't see the link here, please click HERE to go to our Hoppity page)!!



23 comments:

Kinley Westie said...

So pretty!

Julie said...

Good job you were there to keep Mom on track Dory otherwise we would haf missed those BEAUTIFUL Dahlias, aren't they colourful!
Loves and licky kisses
Princess Leah xxx

Molly and Mackie said...

Such beautiful flowers! We're always sad to see them go.

Bella Roxy & Macdui said...

We have Jasmine growing and lots of flowering shrubs. A town not too far away is having its Cherry Blossom Festival this weekend. Hope it doesn't rain on them.

Hailey and Zaphod and their Lady said...

Your flowers are so beautiful, but not as beautiful as you Dory!

Madi and Mom said...

Dory....OMCs what a summer full of blooms and fun and memories we have had.
Mom said it was such an honor to have you sit in her lap in June too!!
Hugs madi your bfff

Emma said...

Nice to see bright colors once again. We are totally in the mums around here these days, no more summer flowers.

Jeanne Pursell said...

FABULOUS Dahlia Video and Photos Dory!! You know those are our most favorite flowers!! Sad to see them go.

Beautiful video and we thank you for sharing!

Happy Weekend!!

Mark Muller said...

what a colorful way to say bye summer till next year :o)

Christmas said...

Well, at least fall can make the transition a little less painful!

Rocky Creek Scotties and Rocky Creek Ramblings said...

Ohh...what beauties!! Flowers and dog.

XOXO,
Piper, Celti, Bonnie and Ivy

Bouncing Bertie said...

So you did get those snacks, didn't you?

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari OM
Ooohhh that vid had me dancing in my chair (truly - shoulders, feet, head, they were all going!)... Dahlias are happiness on stalks. Hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

Reilly-Denny Cowspotdogs said...

Hopefully there will be lots of colorful leaves to take pics of :)

C.L.W.STEP said...

Thanks for the pretty flower pictures. Today it turned really cold here in WNY. Perhaps we'll have an early winter.

The Army of Four said...

They are still so very beautiful! We loved the slide show, but sadly, our mom did not supply us with snacks! (What is WRONG with her?!!?)
You're the prettiest flower of them all!
Cammie!

Tails Around the Ranch said...

Such a pretty garden, Dory...a lot like you! We will miss the lupines from our garden but not the 90+ degrees, day after day after day. 😊

Idaho PugRanch said...

Bailey is loving that last photo of you Dory. Thanks for the beautiful flower pictures
We are still waiting for our mums to bloom. We are getting a lot of rain and then it is supposed to be sunny 75's next week. Maybe they will kick into gear
hugs
Mr Bailey, Hazel & Mabel

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

We are excited for fall to arrive with some cooler temps. But we still love seeing all the pretty blooms you found, especially those yellow beauties. And of course, the most beautiful bloom of all is Ms. Dory!!!

Woos - Ciara and Lightning

Mara said...

Beautiful flowers today Dory! I really love flowers too, they are so pretty and colourful!

Brom (currently in Germany)

Murphy said...

When Dory shouted to roll the slide show we thought fur sure there would be popcorn!

Your Pals,

Murphy & Stanley

Dachshund Nola said...

Happy Fall, Dory!

Millie and Walter said...

Thanks for sharing those pretty flowers. Not much is blooming around here any more.