Six on Saturday – Gifts from the Garden

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It’s  time for Six on Saturday. Six pictures of anything interesting from your garden.

Just in time for Christmas the garden is gifting me with some wonderful things. Above, finally a nearly ripe Papaya.

Below, green beans and radishes:

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In honor of the holidays, a few red flowers are blooming. The weather is dreadful today,  howling wind and rain, so pictures were taken inside.

This is Nodding Hibiscus (Hibiscus malvaviscus)

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Red Shrimp Plant (Justicia brandegeana)

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The garden provided plenty of Blanchetiana flowers (and foliage) to make this wreath.

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And a greyhound to watch over the front porch:

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all!

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17 comments on “Six on Saturday – Gifts from the Garden

  1. Merry Christmas to you! I love that wreath.

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  2. What a splendid wreath, you are indeed a talented woman! Love the hibiscus, warms my toes just looking at it. Happy Christmas to you and yours, have lots of fun x

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  3. I like your planet Queen

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  4. Eliza Waters says:

    Fresh produce! Lucky you, getting gifts from the garden. I love your wreath!

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  5. Chloris says:

    I love your six. A great wreath and how fabulous to have Christmas papayas.

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  6. pbmgarden says:

    looking very festive!

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  7. Karen says:

    Your Blanchetiana flowers wreath is very pretty. Merry Christmas!

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  8. tonytomeo says:

    I should have expected oddities here.
    You know, as much as I enjoy growing fruit, I am none too keen on papayas. People grow them in the greenhouses at work, and really like the few fruits they get. I just do not like the flavor. Also, I don’t want something that wants the extra warmth of a greenhouse. I would grow them for others though. Incidentally, I just got cuttings of dragon fruit, which I will grow (because I got them), but they are even less exciting than papayas.
    Your shrimp plant always seems to be so exemplary. I do not really know what they are supposed to look like. The only shrimp plant here never looks good. I really don’t know why they are still sometimes planted, since they never look good. I don’t remember the species.

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