Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Daisies

 

 

Daisies are an old fashioned flower that remind me of simpler times. They don't need to be in a fancy bouquet, but rather, just a bunch, in a special vase or perhaps a mason jar.

In the language of flowers, daisies are a symbol of innocence and purity.

The soft white petals with their cheerful yellow center bring thoughts of summer and days filled with sunshine. Perhaps the memory of a childhood game, where each petal meant he loves me or he loves me not.

 

They bloom, somewhat wild, in cottage gardens and perennial borders. A splash of white amidst their more colorful neighbors in the flower bed.

Daisies in simple bouquets, fill my house this time of year, making me smile.

 

Happy Wednesday!

 

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32 comments:

  1. Love those pretty daisies:) Have a blessed day dear Vicki, HUGS!

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  2. I love daisies too in my somewhat wild perennial border.

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  3. Beautiful! Daisies are so cheering!

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  4. I keep thinking I should plant some daisies in my flower bed. You make a great case for them!

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  5. Beautiful. I have always love the simplicity of them.

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  6. I love daisies. My favorite flower. I even love the ones that grow wild bunched into an innocent bouquet. These flowers smile back at you. Have a wonderful week!!!!

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  7. So lovely! And the burlap embroidered runner is beautiful, did you make that? So pretty!

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  8. Daisies were in my bridal bouquet 57 years ago. The first flower that a boy gave me. I always think of those memories when I see them.
    Balisha

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  9. I positively LOVE daisies. So sweet and young! Two things I wish I was!

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  10. Mine will be blooming soon!!!...:)JP

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  11. Happy Wednesday Vicki . . . I like Daises too . . . nice post!

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  12. Love your daises! They are so simple but remind us of summer days. Beautiful!

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  13. Thanks for reminding me to go out and pick my daises...It's just too hot and buggy...Pretty pictures..Sweet post.

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  14. Daisies are just the most cheerful of flowers! Hard to look at these pics and not smile!

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  15. Such a happy flower:) Happy Thursday!

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  16. I love daisies yellow or white especially in mass quantities. Come link up to my linky party going on right now and share this post with us.
    http://thestylesisters.blogspot.com/2013/07/centerpiece-wednesday-and-wrap-up_17.html
    Karin

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  17. I'm enjoying my shasta daisies right now even though it's too hot to sit in the garden and stare at them. I'll have to head out and grab a bunch for the kitchen table so that I can enjoy them.

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  18. I agree! Daisies are always lovely.

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  19. Yours look much better than mine here! :)

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  20. I love daisies. We had them in our wedding 35 years ago. Would love to have them in our yard. Love your photos!

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  21. One of my favorite flowers!

    Big Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

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  22. Hi, I'm Debby visiting from My Favorite Things. The daisies are absolutely wonderful...also one of my favorites. I am always drawn to them, even the ones that grow wild along side of the road. I had daisies as one of the main flowers in my wedding bouquet many years ago. Love your post about them. I'd love to have you visit me!

    Have a great weekend!

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  23. Daisies are beautiful in their simplicity.

    Thanks so much for joining in this week!

    xo
    Claudia

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  24. I planted daisies for the first time this year. So far they have not bloomed!

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  25. Daisies are my favorite flower - I carried them in my wedding. I have several little daisy plants around the yard, but have never had any luck with the tall shastas. Maybe now that I am retired and have the time to love them.

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  26. Fresh and lovely.

    - The Tablescaper

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  27. Vicki, I love daisies too! They are the perfect cottage garden flower. Mine are in full bloom right now and I am enjoying them so much. Need to bring some indoors. Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  28. I just LOVE daisies - wish I had more in my garden! Love your photos = I am so delighted you shared with Home and Garden Thursday,
    Kathy

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  29. Congrats! You'll be featured this week at Simple & Sweet Fridays. Thanks for sharing your beautiful garden daisies!

    Hugs,
    Jody

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