Lavender and A Cardinal

It's harvest time here for my Lavender!

Dried and wrapped in old songbook pages!
If you study this picture below, you will see a yellow painted birdcage hanging from a hook by our swing. As I was sitting out on the patio, I spied a red cardinal sitting on the hook and it just struck me as funny since it was by the birdcage. I was able to snap a quick picture.

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  1. Harvesting lavender tomorrow here too. Nothing smells better than fresh cut lavender. Love the song page wrap suggestion.

  2. That is a beautiful image... I loved the vintage sheet music cone with the tuft of sweetness inside.

  3. They smell as wonderful as they look. Have a great day.

  4. your lavender plant is gorgeous! love the sheet music cone, too:)

  5. Your lavender is gorgeous! I can just smell it :-) Wonderful picture of your cardinal friend.

  6. I am waiting for my lavender to flower, in the mean time it's nice to enjoy yours. The nice thing about cardinals is how they stand out against their background.

  7. Love the scent of lavender! Yours is so pretty! Thanks for sharing.

  8. Your lavender is beautiful, Terry, and I love how you displayed it.

  9. I wish I had that much lavender growing. Love cardinals!

  10. Thanks for the sneak peek - lavendar here has not even begun! I adore how you wrapped those stems up! so pretty! thanks for sharing over here at Fishtail Cottage's garden party! xoxo, tracie

  11. Oh, your lavender is so pretty! I have some too. I love how you wrapped them. Such a pretty cardinal!

  12. I love your lavender! It reminds me of Provence! You've planted it wonderfully :)

    I'd like to invite you to a linky party I am having right now. Hope you could visit and link-up :)

    Have a wonderful day!


  13. Your lavender looks beautiful! It's one of my favorites and my mom grows it in their garden too, I wish I could have a bouquet at the house now! I love that purple color and that wonderful smell!

  14. Hi Terry, I wish we could grow lavender here. I have tried with no luck. Enjoy the beautiful scent and thanks for joining my party.

  15. I adore Lavender but alas, it hasn't grown too well here in the fierce heat of the Desert... so I just purchase mine. I Love your Idea of wrapping the bundles in Old Music Sheets.

    Blessings from the Arizona Desert... Dawn... The Bohemian

  16. The lavender looks lovely. Always makes a beautiful photo. We are heading to winter in our part of the world. I have a few months before we see our lavender again.


  17. I keep thinking of doing lavender at our house. Do you grow yours on a hill or flat space? I am stopping by from the Cottage Garden Party.

  18. You have one of those cool blogs that everyone flocks to. I love lavender and when I saw your ppost, I had to pick up some of my dried lavender and take a big whif! Love that smell. It smells like it just has to be good for you!

  19. Your lavender plant and cut lavender are so pretty, I just pinned the cut lavender to my French Lavande board.



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