Saturday Snapshot

August 27, 2011 at 1:17 am 9 comments

Morning glories growing on our trellis

Saturday Snapshot, At Home with Alyce


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  • 1. Mary  |  August 28, 2011 at 2:34 am

    A lovely pic. I like morning glories.

    • 2. storygal  |  August 28, 2011 at 3:22 am

      Thanks, Alyce and Mary. I save the seeds each year and grow more the next. The plants are very productive this year, as you can see.

  • 3. Alyce  |  August 28, 2011 at 3:08 am

    Those are beautiful morning glories!

  • 4. Leslie  |  August 28, 2011 at 7:11 am

    Very pretty. That’s a nice full vine.

    • 5. storygal  |  August 28, 2011 at 11:30 am

      Thanks, Leslie. We have two of them side by side, both very full.

  • 6. Janet Ruth  |  August 28, 2011 at 1:49 pm

    Gorgeous flowers! I have a trellis that needs something just like this, and I have tried several other vines but nothing has worked yet. It is on the north side of the house, so there is lots of shade. Maybe morning glories will work?

    • 7. storygal  |  August 28, 2011 at 2:59 pm

      The north side of a house can present a challenge, depending on how much sun the flowers get. These flowers in the photo face west.
      My husband says that if the flowers are against a west -facing wall that they will bloom until mid afternoon. That’s about how long ours bloom. I takes until late July or beginning of August until the plants have matured enough to produce blossoms. Plant seeds quite thick to produce this volume of flowers.

      It’s worth a try. Want some seeds for next season?

  • 8. carol  |  August 29, 2011 at 9:07 pm

    Oh beautiful!

    Reminds me of the morning glories we had at home when I was young.

    great photo!


    • 9. storygal  |  August 29, 2011 at 9:27 pm

      Thanks, Carol.

      I didn’t know about morning glories when I was growing up. We had plenty of others, including hollyhocks that we loved.


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