Friday, 2 April 2010

What's "blue" - ming today?

No, I'm not the first to come up with the blue theme today - there's Jodi's wonderful post and Ami's to name just two - and I'm going to add my own array of "bluems" here for the Easter weekend, following on from my other colour posts last month.
But I'm hoping you'll also have a little time to spare over the holiday and would like to bring you up to date on some other new blogs that have bloomed at Blotanical recently. These are just some recent newcomers to the fast growing world of garden blogging, and in no way represent the full range of new members, but I've enjoyed them and think that you may too!
Children of the Corm charts the progress of Jess' plot in Charleston, NC, as she gets to work on her new garden, while Heather's blog - Dusty Bay - has wonderful photographs of the plants in her West Coast Canadian garden.
Ink and Penstemon, follows Susan in the Pink Hat's highs and lows in her garden, complete with successes and failures, while Tidewater Garden Goddess says she "is chronicaling the lunacy of taming three acres ... one square foot at a time"!
Garden Club of Virginia chronicles the thoughts and pictures of its members, so the content is extremely varied, with some really excellent photographs, while Vialii Garden Services from the UK has a lot of helpful gardening hints that you might want to check out.

Happy Easter and Happy reading!

13 comments:

  1. Thank you Charlotte for mentioning me and my blog! What a nice surprise! I liked your blue theme pictures - very nice and Happy Spring to you!

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  2. Thanks for the link to my post! Now, these are real blue to me! hmmm, maybe the third one has a little purple in it? lol. These blue/purple flowers are really beautiful. I can not have enough of them!

    Happy Easter and spring!

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  3. Beautiful photographs, GG! I love blue-ming flowers! There has been a rash of blues in the blog world lately. I was wondering if there was a meme I didn't know about. All these blue thoughts make me sorely miss my hydrangeas in the old garden. But, alas, we have the blue plumbago and the amazing 'Blue Butterfly' clerodendron here to chase the blues away. : )

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  4. Thanks so much for the mention. I am in SC actually... everyone gets those Carolina's mixed up :) I added you to my blogroll which I meant to do ages ago but I just got lazy.

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  5. Great post, Charlotte, and thank you for the link-love, as well as for promoting other newer bloggers. Your blues and 'murples' (as my Dad called shades of not-blue-sort-of-purple) are gorgeous.

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  6. Great photos of such lovely blues or blue-purples. I tend to be attracted to that color a lot. And yes blue has shown up a bit lately.

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  7. Charlotte, they're blue-tiful!

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  8. blue tiful post charlotte and such nice mentiones to all the newbies...now i have to go visit them right away!

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  9. Very pretty post and a very creative title!

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  10. Mmmm, blue, can't get enough. Beautiful pictures. I'll have to come back later and check the rest of your blogs + the ones you recommend.

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  11. Beautiful blues, especially the one that looks to be a cornflower. My favorite blues in the California native garden are Ceanothus & lupines, and I also love the delphiniums and larkspurs that grace many a cottage garden.

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  12. Thanks for the plug! I missed this review, but I'm glad to find it!

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