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Thursday, July 17, 2008

13 Wildflowers Growing Naturally in My Yard


  • Sweet Williams (pictured)
  • Lupine
  • Devil's Paintbrush
  • Foxgloves
  • Black Eyed Susans
  • Purple Trillium
  • Wild Strawberry blooms
  • Wild Raspberry blooms
  • Wild Chokecherry blooms
  • Buttercups
  • Rugosa Rose
  • Daisies
  • Purple Clover


5 minute Interview with Martha Stewart
Martha talks about the new botanical gardens, growing plants in Maine, and antiquing in Maine. Video courtesy of WLBZ2 TV news in Bangor.

Martha Stewart was in Boothbay Harbor, Maine yesterday as honorary chairperson for the Maine Antique Dealers Association Show. She participated in the Preview Party at the Gardens.


The Antiques in the Garden show is taking place today (7-17-08) at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay Harbor from 9am - 4 pm.

There are miles of trails to walk, plants and native wildflowers to enjoy, forests, and views of the coast in this 248 acre garden. You can learn much more at their website.

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

9 comments:

Chelle Y. said...

Those flowers are beautiful! I bet they make the room smell wonderful!

On a Limb with Claudia said...

Gosh, that's gorgeous! We only have things we plant - I guess that's living in a desert for you! (Denver) I've always been entranced with Maine - wanted to go to Baylor. Maybe someday I'll get there....

Happy TT!

PraiseFiddler said...

Aw beautiful flowers. I would love to garden but alas gardening is the one thing I can't do well. I remember being a child and first learning the name of black eye susans and laughing hysterically lol. Thanks for stopping by my blog :-)

Keri said...

I wish I had all those beautiful flowers growing in my yard, maybe I would be so stressed, but unfortunately my stress just keeps getting worse... but life goes on whether or not i'm stressed...

Tini said...

Ooh, I am jealous! I only have weeds growing in my yard. I'd much rather be surrounded by all that!

Allison Says said...

Oh how lovely! I can't wait to start a garden of my own. Looking at that wonderful list makes me want to start soon!

Kim said...

Those flowers are beautiful, what a lovely day to spend out side! Kim

Lori said...

Wow...I wish my yard was filled with pretty things. All I manage to grow are weeds!! Happy TT and thanks for stopping by:)

Little House on Green said...

Wow, I bet your yard is stunning with all those natural flowers! What pretty bouquets you can make! Luckeeeeeee!