Alabama, Backyards, Frogs, Gardening, Impatients, Photography, Picture of the Day

Son of Prince, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Impatients are one of my favorite annuals to grow and photograph. And, sometimes when you’re snapping a picture you have the opportunity to capture the unexpected. That was true the day I took this picture. We had a refreshing rain and I was hoping to catch the effects of the rain on the garden. When… Continue reading Son of Prince, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Flowers, Gardening, Gardening Tips, Horticulture, Impatients, Photography, Picture of the Day

Fireworks in a Pot, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Impatients are one of my favorite annuals. I love the dark green foliage juxtaposed against the bright colorful blossoms. They’re kinda like fireworks in pots when they’re doing what they’re suppose to do. Impatients prefer shade but will tolerate some morning sun. Late afternoon sun will leave them looking wilted and limp…even if they have… Continue reading Fireworks in a Pot, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Impatients, Photography, Picture of the Day, Plants, Shade Tolerant Plants

Picture of the Day, by Beverly Hicks Burch

There are actually two pictures today and when you see them I think you’ll know why. These little flowers are amazing…talk about survivors! They were originally Momma’s Impatients (shade loving flowering plant). She planted them years ago in big pots on her deck and they have been reseeding every year. I would say they have… Continue reading Picture of the Day, by Beverly Hicks Burch