Friday, October 19, 2012

Let's go on a Pumpkin Walk!

First, I want to thank all of you for taking a look at my blog.  I really appreciated your comments on my fall yard and Autumn  At Hawk Run Hollow. Tonight's post will be mostly photos.  The SBA and I went for the annual pumpkin walk at a garden center called Bainbridge Gardens.  They have a natural area behind the nursery.  Every fall they collect over 300 pumpkins from the community and from 6 to 8 in the evening they have a lighted pumpkin walk. We have gone for several years.  I do hope you enjoy the pictures!!

I hope all of you have a super week-end and get in lots of stitching!!  I haven't shown any stitching lately because I have done a gift for my DIL.  Tomorrow, I will show a little one I did for my DD.

Monday, October 15, 2012

A Fall Garden Walk and Autumn at Hawk Run Hollow

Thanks to all of you who looked at my blog.  I really appreciate all the very nice things you said about my Halloween decorating and the pansies! We finally are getting some much needed rain.  However, we had a nice break this morning and we got out to the garden to take a few pictures.  Our natural fall color is only fair out here.  We have so many evergreens.  The most common tree in our yard(natural that is) is the big leaf maple.  It turns yellow but that's about it.  So we planted lots of fall color as we landscaped our yard.  I hope you enjoy this walk!

 This pretty little fuchsia is called Santa Claus.  It is considered a hardy fuchsia so should come back every year.

 Little lime hydrangea

Lead-wort ground cover.  It has pretty blue flowers in late summer then turns this pretty red.

 Blushing Bride hydrangea,  white all summer then in the fall turns into this!

 Just a little surprise for the SBA!

This tree is called the parrot tree because of the color.

 A blueberry bush

 A pretty red barberry

The last of the dahlias.

This is one of the biggest designs I have done! Autumn At Hawk Run Hollow.  I like it because it goes from Sept. through Nov. and Thanksgiving.  I have the pattern for Shores so someday I'll get that one started.I took about a year to do this with breaks after each row! The frame looks great with it.  I purchased it from Valley House Primitives.  I do love their frames!
I hope you are all having a good week and thanks so much for taking a look!