Sometimes It’s The Little Things

in HiveGarden2 months ago (edited)

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What time is it? It’s four o’clock.
(Variegated four o’clock flowers)

Hi fellow HiveGardeners. I hope you’re having a lovely weekend.
About a week or two ago on my way out from work, instead of rushing home, I decided to stop a bit to just look at the flowers in the school garden. I pass by the garden quite often but I had never really stopped to notice all the beautiful flowers that are there. That little stop added more sunshine to my afternoon. I really hadn’t even realized the variety we had there. Sometimes it’s the little things… a little stop.

Let’s check out the flowers I found or saw:

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Sunflowers

I think it’s the sunflowers that really drew my attention to the school garden. They were standing tall. Chances are that had been around for a while but most teachers and students were on holidays while they were at their peak. I was captivated by the radiant yellow. As autumn draws closer, I figured that they would have soon faded. I recently stopped by the garden again and noticed that they were no longer there.

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Marigold

The marigold looked lovely and quite a few were spread across the small garden.

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Rain Lily
I saw just a a few rain lilies but they added beauty to the garden and stood out among the other flowers.

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Pink and yellow four o’clock flower
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White four o’clock flower

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Widespread of four o’clock flowers

Interestingly, I was told that these flowers don’t open in the morning but in the afternoon. I guess that would explain the actual name of the flowers (four o’ clock). While exiting the school, I saw a wide spread of them.

There were also star clusters, common zinnias and globe amaranth flowers.
From a mere glance, the flowers seemed few a sparse but there were several.
We often hear, “stop and smell the flowers” but it’s also good to just stop and look at them. Doing that, made my afternoon.
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Star Cluster

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Common Zinnia

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Globe Amaranth

I hope these flowers will somehow add sunshine to your day, week or weekend.

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The sun flower and rose look very nice. Thanks for sharing.

😃Thank you and thanks for stopping by.Have a lovely weekend.

Can't help but admire the beauty all around us.

😃Lots of beauty around us.

I love your flower garden tour. I looks like a calming place to visit.

Thank you. It’s a little school garden I often pass by. Quite a few beauties there. 😃