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Friday, May 13, 2011

They were all Yellow

I always associate the color yellow with Spring.
Don’t you???




It’s a Happy Color
….then again I think that holds true about Pink too.

yellow viola

It’s fun to watch what colors customers like and are drawn to.
Some like very bright color combos….
some more muted and pastel.
I’ve run the gambit myself and have experimented with all colors at one time.
Every Spring I used to like to wait until something struck me….
and when it did.
Hold on!!!!!!!  I was obsessed in searching out what plants
would fit the bill.
To the point that I would get really distracted at work.
It was all I could think about.
Really gets your blood pumping when you have a vision.
It’s quite a rush.

calla lily



calla yellow



pansies



lantana




bidens 2



bidens




etain


So how about you???

How do you feel about YELLOW???


Wow another week has flown by

..... enjoy your weekend no matter what the weather brings.


33 comments:

vicious*vintagechic said...

Your work is stunning, I wish I lived near your place so I could shop and get inspired!!!

Renée Finberg said...

i love deep yellow.
it does remind me of spring.
very pretty post!
happy weekend xxx

blessedmom's simple home said...

Your flower photos are stunning! I do the same thing, changing color favorites from year to year. This year it's purple and yellow, with a quite a bit of pink from last year appearing too :-)
Have a wonderful weekend!
Blessings,
Marcia
P.S. My nephew that was injured has the same last name as you do. I think I may have told you that was my maiden name :-)

oldgreymare said...

the weather is bringing heat! already had to up the water timers and turn on the air first time...
last decent weekend to get out and clean up yard while the weather is bearable..I hope I can find the energy to get out there..I'd rather pull up a lounger and take a nap..
loving the yellow
zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Boxwood Cottage said...

Your pictures are beautiful Carole, so sunny although for me Spring is not yellow, because it's al about blue right now in my garden and purple, Summer is pink and white, Autumn is red/yellow and Winter is green/white/red.
Happy May day's to you!
Carola x

Carol A.Bender said...

Oh my I should just start each day looking at your pictures - Gorgeous! I love colors and how they make us feel. I used to work for a paint company and fell in love with a yellow called paper lantern. I've taken it with me on several moves. It was my dining room color in two homes and is now my laundry room color. Anything to make laundry a happy thing, I didn't really need help associating dining with being happy.

slommler said...

They are all fabulous! Love the Calla's!! Amazing!
Yellow is such a happy color! Bright and fresh!!
Love that you song is about "yellow" as well!!
Hugs
SueAnn

...Miss...Maddie's... said...

Those sweet viola(pansies) that are yellow with purple edges are delightful.
Enjoy your weekend too.
Rain is in our forecast.
Susan x

Laura @ 52 FLEA said...

Yellow? It's sunny and lemony and at least it's not orange! I like yellows and blues together. Your photos are just beautiful!
:)

moosecraft said...

Yellow is the color of sunshine! So, I LOVE IT! Bright yellow for flowers... but, a soft, butter yellow for clothes... :-)

traci said...

yellow is such a bright cheerful color. always makes me feel happy. gorgeous shots of the flowers. they are making my dreary saturday better already.

trash talk said...

Just call me Ol' Yeller...I love it! I was looking at yellow roses at the nursery just this week.
Debbie

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

It's quite a while ago that I had a phase when I loved the combination of blue and yellow. Right now I'm not so drawn to yellow, especially when it's bright but I still like it better than orange :-).
I'm so sorry that you missed Brimfield! I know that you like to go on the hunt. Hopefully you'll find the time to visit another great flea market soon.
Have a wonderful weekend, dear Carole!
Hugs to you, my friend
Julia

MARY PERNULA said...

Yellow is mello, it has a very calming effect on me.................I especially love it with red in my home at night it gives a very nice soft antique glow.................Hugs Mary

www.MaisonStGermain.com said...

What gorgeous pictures! I agree yellow is a happy color. Your greenhouses must be soooo happy right now:)I always have to have some yellow in my gardens to make me smile. Hope your weekend is a great one:)
~Debra xxx
Capers of the vintage vixens

Faded Charm said...

Such beautiful photos Carole. I think yellow is a such "happy" color. You're so lucky to be surrounded by such beauties everyday. I know it's hard work though.

Enjoy the weekend.

xoxo
Kathleen

Olive Cooper said...

I adore yellow. It is both calming and happy for me. I have many yellows in my flower garden and I painted our main rooms a soft butter color which is wicked to photograph but makes antiques look good.

vicki said...

Oh Carole - I love yellow - it is my summer favorite! Your photos are fabulous - another beautiful spring at your greenhouse! Youor flowers have inspired me - I am going to be a yellow girl this summer with my plantings. Can't wait!

I am loving the photos of your sweet kitties on your sidebar - we just love our kitty babies!

Vicki

Dorthe said...

Carole, -for me spring is about soft pink-and white-
your yellow photoes and flowers are fantastic,-but I don`t have much yellow in my garden :)
Hugs,Dorthe

Denise said...

I love yellow. It's fabulous for pretty "curb appeal." Pansies are among my favorite flowers. They come in so many fabulous colors. A friend of mine had some yummy orange pansies. Hope you are doing well. How are all of the kitties? Spoiled rotten, I'm sure! :)

Gloria said...

Hola Carole! No soy amante de este color, pero las flores lucen hermosas!El amarillo, según varios artistas producen efectos varios, pero sí se dice y se siente como un color pleno de luz del sol, y energético! Irradia mucha luz, contagia vida. Un beso, Gloria.

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Carole,

Your photographs are beautiful with all the amazing yellow flowers you have growing at your place.
I especially love the pansies.
I think about the only yellow I have in my garden is freesias, when they come out. I normally prefer, blues, lavender, pinks and white.

Hope that you are enjoying your weekend
hugs
Carolyn

Serendipity Chic Design said...

you just made me wish I was shopping for flowers right now...Yellow is one of my favorite flower colors! And you are right, it definitely makes you think spring!!

Take care,
Lisa

A Cottage Muse said...

Yellow is the color of Spring for me...I remember a bouquet of yellow flowers in my Mom's blue and white kitchen every Spring!

Now I have my own blue and white kitchen and am doing the same thing!

Jacqueline said...

Hi Carole,
Yellow is, indeed the colour of Spring and is such a cheerful colour. It isn't my fvourite colour for flowers though. I do love white, lilacs and pinks and lots of green foliage. myself. Because we have had such wonderful weather over here ( the warmest April for 400 years !!) everything is very early. It is much colder now so, I am not filling my pots until the end of May. That's when we can be sure that there won't be any frost.
Your photos are beautiful. Are they all taken in your Nursery ? I wish that I could be one of your customer's !! Much love. XXXX

Zuzu said...

My sister's favorite color was yellow - so whenever I see it, it brings a smile to my face.

Hope all is happy at your house. It is still snowing here, but any form of moisture is welcome! :)

Hugs,
Zuzu

Bleudelavande said...

Hi Carole your post are always so beautiful!!!!
I like yellow, it's a sunny and happy colour!!!!
Have a nice day.

Torie Jayne said...

Gorgeous pics! I love the sunny nature of yellow!
Have a sweet day!

Julie@beingRUBY said...

Hey Carole
Gorgeous flowers and shots.. you do have the green thumb.. which is just as well.... So.. i have a love hate relationship with yellow.. every now and then i get crazy and need to see it.. especially the fresh yellows.. but if I have it around me all the time [ie furnishings].. i start to tire of it... coudln't tire of your shots though..

hope you are having a great week.. ciao xxx Julie

Riitta Sinikka said...

Hello! I found Your lovely blog! You have so many beautiful pictures! Greetings from romulyyli-blog / Riitta Sinikka

MJ Ornaments said...

Well Carole, I tend to be a pastel gal, but I love seeing yellow with blue in a hanging basket. Take care, Martha

luv2decorate said...

Lovely blog!

Kathleen said...

Love it! The hypericum will be a sea of yellow soon. At least I think that's what they are. I will take a pic of them and you can I'd it for me, wizardess of flora! :)