Friday, June 12, 2009

Pink Saturday

Welcome to this week's Pink Saturday, hosted by Beverly at How Sweet the Sound.

Hydrangeas are one of my favorite flowers and I enjoy sitting at the table just looking at them. The hot pink hydrangea is Glowing Embers, Endless Summer is to the right and Nikko Blue is in the back. I used a time release Rose fertilizer granules on them this year and loved the result. Glowing Embers are more of a hot pink color, Endless Summer was a soft baby pink and now has soft pink, cream and violet shades, and the Nikko Blue is such a vibrant blue. I won't worry about having azalea fertilizer on hand anymore.



In honor of Pink Saturday, I cut a few flowers for a sweet cream colored vase with little pink roses on the side. A vintage pink table cloth is covering an old iron table and a crystal candle holder holds a pink candle.


Please visit Beverly's by clicking HERE to see the other PINK Saturday participants.

Happy PINK Saturday!


Diane

40 comments:

Mrs. B. Silly said...

I'm jealous, your hydrangeas are stunning. I have one small one that's doing well. We bought a larger plant but my daughter put it in a spot that got too much sun and not enough water and it kind of bit the dust. I'd like to have more, they are one of my favorite flowers.

Karen at Nittany Inspirations said...

Wow, your hydrangeas or so beautiful. I planted 3 oak leafs last year. I have a small lace cap which I transplanted from my old house to where I am now 3 years ago, and this is the first year it's going to bloom for me. I must get more. I read in a gardening blog about a new repeating lace cap called Twist & Shout I would like to check out. Thanks for sharing these beautiful photos.

♥Mimi♥ said...

I've tried and tried and I can't get mine to bloom. Any hints? Right now I am so jealous of yours! They are spectacular! Happy Pinkie Day, kiddo!

Foley said...

I love the color of the Glowing Embers..they are all so beautiful!! Wish I had better luck with hydrangeas..but I'm not giving up!

Gabriela said...

Happy Pink Saturday!

My favorite! Love hydrangeas!



~ Gabriela ~

imjacobsmom said...

Your Glowing Embers are so pretty. I have a few Endless Summer that I need to move, they are in a bit of a shady spot now, so I only get one or two blooms on them a season. The Blue Nikkos are not for my zone - bummer. I tried them anyway and learned my lesson. Thanks for sharing the fertilizer tip. ~ Robyn

stefanie said...

happy pink saturday, thanks for sharing!!! have a wonderful weekend.

Smilingsal said...

I do love hydrangeas, especially the deep blue ones in your background. Happy Pink Saturday.

Chandy said...

What a gorgeous vignette to showcase your lovely pinks!

Tootsie said...

how I wish I could grow these!!! I KILL them almost before I get them home!

Sassy M said...

A green thumb I do NOT have! Beautiful!! Happy Pink Saturday! :) Marsha

The Artful Paper Doll said...

Awwww! This is an incredibly beautiful set up. Such care taken. I particularly like the light purple/blue flowers but then again, French Blue is my favorite color. Oooh! Maybe I should create French Blue Tuesday or something. (tee hee :)

HaPpY PiNk SaTUrdAy!

Cheers! =D
~Kitty Kellie
The Artful Paper Doll

Nancy said...

Hi Diane,

I am a little jealous..lol ;)
I love hydrangeas...but I don't have enough sade for them.

Do you have some in a pot...I might could do that, somewhere. They really are beautiful, thanks so much for sharing!

Hope you have a wonderful weekend! Nancy

KayEllen said...

Love your beautiful blossoms!!

I just planted two hydrangeas in my back yard garden...Hoping they will make it!

We have had June gloom in here southern Cali... so they seem pretty happy!

Happy Pink Saturday:)

Smiles,
kayellen

Susan @ A Southern Daydreamer said...

Diane..your hydrangeas are gorgeous! The pink is soooo pink! Happy Pink Saturday ~ I hope you have a great weekend ~ Susan

Jillian said...

Very pretty and very nice arrangement! Happy Pink Saturday to you!

Claudia said...

You have beautiful hydrangeas! Happy Pink Saturday!

Vicki ~ FL said...

Diane, your hydrangeas are gorgeous. Thanks for visiting and have a great week.

Elizabeth said...

Wow! I don't know anyone who has such good luck w/ hydrangeas! Your's are gorgeous!

Melissa Miller said...

Hi Diane,
You pink flowers are stunning and so vibrant. What beautifully done photos and nice detail.

I hope your Summer has been great so far. ~Whew! It's getting humid over here...

Have a blessed Sunday.
~Melissa :)

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Oh Diane, they are breath taking! I'm going to get some rose fertilizer tomorrow! laurie

NicNacManiac said...

Diane,
Your hydrangeas are so vivid. I planted one last year and it seems to be coming up now - quite cold still here. I hope to have the green thumb that you have.
Thanks so much for visiting today.
Enjoy the weekend!!
Nerina :)

Elena said...

Hydrangeas are beautiful. The little setting in your photo is so pretty. Flowers are never boring but always full of gorgeous colour and brighten up any spot.

Thank you for visiting my blog on my first Pink Saturday. Have a lovely week.

ciao for now,
Elena :)

Nancy @ La Chambre Rose said...

They are one of my favorites, too. Happy Pink Saturday!

Justine said...

Beautiful! I love hydrangea and just planted two myself. Even though they're in shade, they're still wilting and drooping every afternoon. :o (

Justine ;o )

Marina Capano said...

Hydrangeas are one of my favorite flowers too! just beautiful!
here, in my country is fall and I miss it! At the moment my Hydrangeas are bad!

regards

Marina

Happy belated pink saturday!

caren said...

I love hydrangeas too! Thanks for the tip on the rose fertilizer, I'll try it. Thanks for visiting my blog. Happy PS!

Susie Jefferson said...

How pretty your hydrangeas are, and the tablescape with them in the background is a perfect setting. Happy Pink Saturday!

melissa said...

Diane - you hydrangeas are Gorgeous!!

The Painted Garden said...

Hi Diane,

Goodness - gracious - your hydrangeas are fabulous - I am going to run right out to buy some of that special food you gave yours - I have never seen such a bright pink - stunning and beautiful.
Hae a lovely week.
Blessings,
Erin

Queen of Dreamsz said...

Happy PINK to you..may it follow throughout your week!

Beautiful flowers..nature's beauty is something, isn't it?

Stephanie

Room Service ~ Decorating 101 said...

One of my all time favorites, I was just admiring my own earlier today... Yours are wonderful. Thanks for visiting and the sweet note that you left for me.

Cottage Contessa said...

Hi Diane, gorgeous blooms! I hope you had a wonderful pink Saturday sweetie. Thank you for your lovely comment on our little lady LuLu, we think she's a cutie too! Wishing you a very happy day....
Amanda (aka Cottage Contessa)

Libby Murphy said...

Hydrangeas have to be one of the most showy of all and yours are simply over the top gorgeous! Lovely, lovely, lovely!
Happy Twirls

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

I enjoyed reading your blog this

I enjoy finding new blogs!
Hope you will visit me. This month I am posting on our Disney trip.

Absolutley beautiful!

Tootsie said...

Those flip flops are going to be shipped to my mom's shoe store! She will be able to use them in displays!
have a great week!

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

Happy Pink Saturday. I am late for my pinky round. :-) I love your flowers.. so beautiful

Hope you have a great week!

Seams to Sew and Quilt said...

Oh what pretty Hydrangeas, I want some for my yard. They are so pretty.

MiniMadWoman said...

Hi Diane! Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving your kind comments!

I love hydrangeas and yours are gorgeous! The tablescape is beautiful . . . I'd love to have a cup of tea sitting there!

Happy Belated Pink Saturday!
Teresa

storyteller's other blog said...

Lovely hydrangeas! I wish MY Endless Summer was as hardy as yours ;--)
Hugs and blessings,

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