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Project 366 Weeks 19 & 20

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The 366 Photo Challenge 2016

May is such a lovely month filled with new buds and blooms.  Most of my time these past days have been spent dedicated to tending the gardens.  It's so lovely to see old plants back again, along with new plants filling the beds with life.  With summer right around the corner, it's finally time to pull out the flip flops and floppy hats again.  Lemonade and iced tea season is back in full swing!  Come take a visual journey of this past month below!

Day 137 | 366 {season}

Project 366 Weeks 19 & 20 | angiethefreckledrose.com

As the season progresses, I see more of my favorites begin to bloom. Here are my Blue Moon woodland phlox.

Day 138 | 366 {knot}

Project 366 Weeks 19 & 20 | angiethefreckledrose.com

Nautical knot bracelet from Newport⛵️

Day 139 | 366 {favorite time of day}

Project 366 Weeks 19 & 20 | angiethefreckledrose.com

Any time spent outside gardening is my favorite time of day. Here are some newly planted Carpet Blue Lace petunias 💜

Day 140 | 366 {bubbles}

Project 366 Weeks 19 & 20 | angiethefreckledrose.com

A little bit of lemon sunshine & bubbles in my glass 🍋🍃

Day 141 | 366 {macro}

Project 366 Weeks 19 & 20 | angiethefreckledrose.com

A little mustard green macro from the veggie garden. Have you ever grown mustard greens before? This is my first year growing them. Please feel free to share tips, tricks and recipes! I'm growing Japanese Giant Red & Komatsuma Tendergreen mustard greens!

Day 142 | 366 {self-portrait}

Project 366 Weeks 19 & 20 | angiethefreckledrose.com

Doing what I love to do most. Planting gorgeous flowers and container gardening is my favorite! Did the not so fun parts today. Amended the soil and pulled so many pesky weeds. Have to stay ahead of it so come July it doesn't look like a jungle!

Day 143 | 366 {sky}

Project 366 Weeks 19 & 20 | angiethefreckledrose.com

Don't forget to look up at the beautiful skies around you. My geese taught me this since they are always on alert. They side eye the skies long before I see that bird or plane they know is coming. Smart little things ☁️

Day 144 | 366 {my morning}

Project 366 Weeks 19 & 20 | angiethefreckledrose.com

After getting my teeth cleaned at the dentist, I filled my urn with some lovely new varieties of plants. The thriller is Proven Winners Graceful Grasses Prince Tut dwarf Egyptian papyrus. The filler is Supercal Blue petunias. The spiller is Proven Winners ’Sweet Caroline’ Light Green sweet potato vine.

Day 145 | 366 {sweet}

Project 366 Weeks 19 & 20 | angiethefreckledrose.com

The hummingbirds in my yard have been enjoying the sweet nectar of my honeysuckle vine! I've been watching them visit while I'm hard at work outside. Fast little things! Super hard to capture any good pictures, so I've learned to just enjoy them without grabbing my camera. They like to watch over their food source on a dead tree branch right above. I've contemplated cutting it, but it makes the perfect little perch!

Day 146 | 366 {arrow}

Project 366 Weeks 19 & 20 | angiethefreckledrose.com

Just planted this Arrowwood Viburnum in my butterfly garden. This variety is called Blue Muffin from Proven Winners. It has creamy white summer flowers and blue fruit in late summer. Butterflies enjoy the nectar from the flowers and birds love the berries!

Day ‪147 | 366 {my passion}‬

Project 366 Weeks 19 & 20 | angiethefreckledrose.com

I am passionate about gardening, animals and photography. Watching a flower bloom is so rewarding when you put your all into planting. Seeing your goose learn to fly when you raised them from the time they were just a few days old. Taking that perfect shot of a teeny tiny bug with your macro lens. All great moments in life. All things I am passionate about 😀

Day ‪148 | 366 {old school}‬

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‪Peony flowers are such an old school classic flower. They can live for over 100 years in the same garden if left untouched. Can't wait to see these buds open soon!/center>

Day 149 | 366 {top}

Project 366 Weeks 19 & 20 | angiethefreckledrose.com

Trying to stay on top of the veggie garden this year. These are my Bush Blue Lake beans from Botanical Interests starting to sprout. Thanks Handy Helen for your great giveaway earlier this year! 😀😋 What's everyone growing this year??

Day 150 | 366 {even}

Project 366 Weeks 19 & 20 | angiethefreckledrose.com

Even though the perch and chimney fell off my bird house this winter, the sparrow who lives here doesn't seem to mind. When I go to water the garden at dusk, she flies out of the house and sits on the fence until I'm finished. I always make sure to leave her a sunflower seed on the ledge 😄🌻

Day 151 | 366 {sound}

Project 366 Weeks 19 & 20 | angiethefreckledrose.com

The sound Roo makes in the morning....and afternoon....and night. Basically he makes this sound every 10 minutes 😜

Day 152 | 366 {what I’m looking at}

Project 366 Weeks 19 & 20 | angiethefreckledrose.com

Loving these snapdragons I recently planted. One of my favorite annuals 💗

My 366 So Far

May Calender

I've really been enjoying all nature has to offer, and I can't wait to see what June has in store!  What are you looking forward to this summer?  A vacation or possibly a fun day trip?  Tell me all about it in the comment section below or tweet me @thefreckledrose.  Don't forget to follow along daily with me on Instagram

In Case You Missed It- Project 366 Weeks 17 & 18

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  • hanna
    June 2, 2016 at 3:43 pm

    All of this photography is awesome –Hanna Lei

  • Lea
    June 3, 2016 at 10:32 am

    Great series of photos!
    My favorite is the urn with petunias and potato vine combo – Lovely!

  • Mitzi
    June 3, 2016 at 12:15 pm

    Lovely images!

  • Alice
    June 3, 2016 at 1:38 pm

    This is a really inspiring challenge, I might try it for myself! Lovely photos!

    xo, alice / T Y P E N U

  • Amanda | Maple Alps
    June 3, 2016 at 2:49 pm

    Love this! I’m so impressed that you’ve been going so strong! I love checking back and seeing what your days have been looking like 🙂

  • Nellwyn
    June 3, 2016 at 5:06 pm

    Beautiful photographs! This summer I’m looking forward to spending some time on the ocean in Halifax.

    Nellwyn | http://www.thecardinalpress.com

  • Angela K. Hill
    June 3, 2016 at 7:57 pm

    Well, you’ve definitely captured the essence of Spring in these photos, I almost starting sneezing at the flowers! These are really gorgeous though, and I love your project for taking a photo a day.

    Stopping by from Photo Friday at Pierced Wonderings. Happy Friday!

  • Brooke of Passport Couture
    June 4, 2016 at 5:27 pm

    So many great summertime photos! Loved the peony bud right before it’s about to blossom. It really captures nature in action.

  • Elizabeth (Plant Based Bride)
    June 5, 2016 at 7:43 pm

    So beautiful!! I love the photograph of the lemon and the purple leaf. Great work!

  • Brittany
    June 5, 2016 at 7:50 pm

    You are an amazing photography. These photos are so beautiful <3

  • Hena Tayeb
    June 6, 2016 at 11:34 am

    lovely captures.. the lemon is my favorite.

  • Rachel Kaly
    June 6, 2016 at 2:22 pm

    Love your plant photos and the chickens too of course! Great job!

  • Angela Grasse
    June 6, 2016 at 3:43 pm

    Love the lemon!

  • Taria Shondell
    June 6, 2016 at 5:52 pm

    Your pictures on gorgeous! It is like being right there in the moment with the pictures.

  • candy
    June 6, 2016 at 7:16 pm

    We raise chickens and a huge garden. My days are spent weeding, watering, feeding and hanging clothes on the line to air dry. Nothing gets any better, Photos are beautiful.

  • Kim Cunningham
    June 7, 2016 at 10:55 am

    I love your posts! Always an inspiring and uplifting read.

  • Samantha
    June 7, 2016 at 10:56 am

    I love your photography! I think my favorite this time is the lemon in your glass – so pretty!

  • Floral Fridays
    June 8, 2016 at 10:20 pm

    Many thanks for taking part in the Floral Friday Fotos meme.

  • Kiersten
    June 9, 2016 at 7:03 pm

    I could not refrain from commenting. Perfectly written!