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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

White Wednesday

Welcome to White Wednesday hosted by Kathleen of Faded Charm
Welcome to my home!!


Just kidding!
I wish!
What I'm not kidding about is that as I got to the end of this post and the whole thing disappeared.
Yup!
I thought that the post might have still been saved but NO!!!
so this will be the quick version!!!
or pared down few words version!!



Earlier today I hurt my left index finger so typing is a bit difficult.
Nothing serious just a sewing machine accident. Let me just say I recommend not putting your fingers by the needle thingy......haha!
you hear of people who get drawn to the motion of a spinning blade.......maybe that's what happened!
I don't know???




Anyways I hope you forgive me this time. If you have any questions about any of the plants you see let me know.





I should tell you that this was taken at a wholesale nursery this Fall. I thought seeing a little green would be a welcome change now that we're in the middle of Winter.....many of you have had torrential rains also. It's been a very strange winter so far.
But better days are ahead!






























Thanks again for stopping by!!!!
Don't forget to visit Kathleen and the other participants of White Wednesday!
XO
Carole

35 comments:

Jacqueline said...

Oh Carole,
My heart skipped a beat when I thought that was your house. I had almost booked a flight to come and stay.!! Kidding aside, I'm sure that your home is gorgeous too.
I love your White Wednesday. It is the promise of things to come. I'm not sure what plant is making a carpet of white in the greenhouse but it looks beautiful and are they two different types of Clematis in the first three photographs of flowers ? I can't wait for the Spring to arrive and the promise of some beautiful plants. XXXX

trash talk said...

All that white and green makes me ache for spring, but since all I got now is aching from the cold...maybe it will help to warm me up on the inside!
Debbie

slommler said...

Oh so beautiful!! I want spring too!!!
Hugs
SueAnn

Laura said...

Pretty house! Pretty flowers! Sorry about your finger! :(
Happy WW!
xoxo Laura

erin said...

oh happy day, to see the lucious green mixed in with white! thank you! it's been so gray here, i can hardly stand it! i love that house! not yours?? take care of your boo boo and come by and help me name my new kitty :0)
erin

BellaRosa said...

Carole amor, awww see why I run in fear of my sewing machine...nuff said right lol Oh my stars what a gorgeous home, I wish it was yours err mine :) that white Clematis in that 3rd picture is sooo gorgeous, do you know the name??? I have never had a white one...well I did but when we left for a few months...my mom thought it was dead and didn't water it...then tossed it...it was dormant lol ouch! I loved it too, did I mention she threw out my light purple one too and my white wisteria...I know...it was a very sad year for me :) I have yet to replace them and that was in 2000...I guess I hold grudges huh :) All your whites were beautiful this week, incl. that white picket fence I would love around my yard :) Besos, Rose

June said...

Carole I could look at these photos all day for sure. Do you know the name of the white clematis in the 3rd pic. I would love to find that pretty thing.
Dang I put a neddle through my finger once too. I never did it again. hehe
hugs

Debra @ Common Ground said...

Just absolutely beautiful, makes me look forward to spring that much more. Hope that finger heals quickly! Have a wonderful WW!
Debra

Chemin des Muguets said...

OUCH! Pretty white floral post, even though we didn't get the tour of your house. Take care.

Marjorie

Mitt hvite hus said...

Lovely...I dream about a house like this too... A big garden where my dogs and kids could have fun..

Lovely flowers... Spring and summer I wish you here..

have a nice day..*Hugs Kerstin

Faded Charm said...

This is a beautiful post that has me dreaming of Spring. And that house, who wouldn't want to live there or hav all those gorgeous flowers in your backyard.

I added the McLinky list this week so let me know what you think.

Take care,

Kathleen

Tracey said...

Oh Carole thank you for this dose of Summer, so badly needed...it's all such a sight for sore eyes...love it!!

I miss my garden...and warm weather!

:) T

Dreaming In Pink With Roses said...

Hi Carole! So sorry about your sewing mishap! Lovely flower photos! I planted some Clematis in front of my house.. Did pretty well last year.. I have it on a trellis behind a fountain birdbath.. It did not appreciate the water splashing on it at all.. The pump finally died & I have not yet replaced it..The Clematis vine really took off after not being splashed with all that water! We had to take down a couple of trees recently so my yard will get a bit more light.. I think I will try some new plants & flowers this year instead of just Hosta's...

Thanks for sharing! Cant wait to see more!

Big Hugs ~ Teresa

The Garden Bell said...

Just what I needed, White Flowers and not the "other" white stuff we have here on the ground. Looking forward to spring.

MARY PERNULA said...

THANKS THIS WAS A WONDERFUL POST, I SURELY AN EXCITED FOR SPRING. XO MARY

Zuzu said...

Wow! This just put some Spring in my step. :) Thank you, Carole!!!

Susie~From My Home To Yours said...

Love your 'pretend' house. Mine is very similar...definitely old and white. Thanks for the tour of the nursery and lovely flowers. What is the variety of the white echinacea? I just love it! I had ordered a lime green variety last spring which did okay here in Florida....they just perform as annuals here unfortunately.

Well, gotta get back to work.

CYA
Susie

Les Cotrions said...

Your home is fantastic and all your flowers and plants....I'm speechless! I'm dreaming Spring!
Take care of your fingers in the future!
Big hugs!
Vale

oldgreymare said...

Oh Carole, be still my heart! All those flowers, I could almost imagine the fragrance. What a nice pause in my rainy day

DustyLu Interiors said...

thank your for stopping by my blog and commenting..i love your blog..glad you found me so now i can follow you..off to browse..lulu

Rebecca said...

Hi Carole
Oh how I needed that...the sun was out this morning for no more than a minute and now it is snowing. We haven't had sun here in quite awhile. OK buck up - sorry I got whiney for a second. Loved your white post today- thank you for the inspiration!
Blessings
Rebecca
PS I hope your finger is better...made me laugh, not because you're hurt but I got in trouble when I was a little girl for playing nurse with my cousin and told him - he needed a shot and to put his finger under the sewing machine...yup I sewed it. He was a couple years older than me too!

Patti's Artful Design said...

I so appreciate those kind comments you left on my blog! Thank you so much. I am always so in awe of the talent in "blogland." I look forward to checking in on you from time to time! And, I hope you do the same!

Candy said...

Hate when that happens...the O.K. where did my post go? thing.
Beautiful plants and blooms just makes me wish for Spring even more.
Hope you inger heals quickly ause so many wods use f,t,r,v,b,g,c...

Candy said...

unless its the other hand? ;-)

tarnishedandtattered.blogsot.com said...

Carole,
I had to catch up to you too! So much to see. 1st of all, love your WW. I can smell the jasmine & gardenia from here! Your closet organizer thingy is magnificent! I'm so into anything textile & patchy. I love the random-ness of it. And your friend Franny, OMG I am a new follower for her. Very talented lady. Lisa

Sandi@ My Yellow Door said...

Hi Carole,
Sorry about your finger; ouch!! Love seeing all the flowers! Makes me wish for Spring which is my favourite time of year. Thank you for your visit and thanks for sharing your whites! Happy Wednesday.

Blessings,
Sandi

www.MaisonStGermain.com said...

Hi Carole,
Now I am realllly ready for Spring. Those photos are gorgeous. I can almost smell the flowers:)Hey, there is an Antique/collectible show at Naugatuck High School next Sunday. Nicole and I are going to do the show. If you happen to go please stop by I would love to meet you:)
~Debra
Blog: Capers of the vintage vixens

Denise said...

You had me there for just a sec. when you said "welcome to my home" haha! Hope your finger heals soon. I did that once, sewed clean through my finger nail. Ouch! Thanks for the beautiful images. We're supposed to have an ice storm heading our way. It was 65degrees here today! Crazy

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Carole,

What a beautiful home, white Wednesday post and photos. The flowers and greenery are gorgeous.
Sorry about your finger and your first post disappearing.
I hope Spring will come soon for you.

Hugs
Carolyn

Julie@beingRUBY said...

Hey Carole
Well sorry I'm a bit late, a bit under the weather, but all these gorgeous white flowers sure brighten my day... fabulous photos!!! and I'm in love with that house... too bad it isn't yours!! or mine!! haha

Well I'm glad for you that spring is on it's way.. but sad for me that it will mean winter is creeping up on me!! not ready for it.. even though it has been stinking hot over here.. Well another beautiful white wednesday from you... xx Julie

Anne~Fiona and Twig said...

OUCH!!!
What is it with us bloggers having accidents this week??? First my toe, now your finger. :-(

I love your pics, especially the large flowers, I think 5th one from the bottom. Just stunning!

Have a SAFE Thursday!
Anne

Rosemary said...

This is why I don't sew!!
Ouch!!
I just get glue gun burns.
Beautiful photos!!
Thanks for the visit,
Rosemary

Luiza said...

I´ve got only one thing to say this time:
G O R G E O U S!

Hugs/
Luiza

maría cecilia said...

Carole, your sewings are terrific, your silver post is wonderful and this nursery has wonderful clematis and vitadinia.
Hope your finger is getting better!!!! Watch out when you sew!!!!
Cariños,
Maria Cecilia

Renee Finberg said...

C,
you and your images are great.
i am sorry for your finger,
and losing your post!!!
i hate when that happens.
it is so frustrating...
xxx