Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Silver Dollars ...

Hi everyone!

I just want to mention Tia at Old Fashioned Living has published my article about Growing and Decorating with Silver Dollars.  If you are interested in learning how to preserve these beautiful translucent disks, please click here to take a peek.  You may want to add these flowers to your spring wish list.

Silver Dollars make a lovely fall arrangement paired with grasses.  I've filled a basket with these dangling coins for the sunroom.

I hope you are finding a way to savor the remaining days of summer.  Thank you for stopping by! 
Today I am joining ...
Centerpiece Wednesday @ The Style Sisters
White Wednesday @ Faded Charm
Wow Us Wednesday @ Savvy Southern Style
Home and Garden Thursday @ A Delightsome Life
Open House Party Thursday @ No Minimalist Here
Thursday Favorite Things @ Katherine's Corner
Share Your Cup Thursday @ Have a daily cup from Mrs. Olson


shazsilverwolf said...

Hi Donna, I've been loving the pictures of your garden, you have beautiful plants. I particularly liked your David Austin Roses.We have some in our garden too. We live about 40 miles from the David Austin Nursery, and they have acres of gardens where you can see(and smell) the roses in full bloom. Its a wonderful day out.
This plant today, Silver Dollars, is known as Honesty in the UK, and the tiny flowers it carries are usually purple, although there is a white, but not often seen, version. It is also known as 'the Money Plant', and the old saying is that if you can grow it successfully, you will never be short of money.
Hope you are well,
Shaz xx

Chris said...

I love the Money Plant! That is what my parents used to call them. My mother had them all around her house! They really bring back great memories! Thank you for sharing those great pictures, Donna!

Terry said...

Congrats on getting published again! I love how fragile these look. Paired with grasses is an awesome idea.



Cynthia said...


Congrats on getting published!!!! My grandparents use to have them. I remember them so vivdly from my childhood.


The Style Sisters said...

So pretty and so unique! I am tyring to savor summer but I love fall so I think this weekend I am joning in on the fall outdoor least with a fall wreath on my door :) thanks for linking up and sharing this beautiful arrangement with and us and congratulations!


KarinsArtScrap said...

very beautiful Donna.

greetings karin

Karen @ Beatrice Euphemie said...

I have always wanted to grow these amazing plants and thank you for sharing this. Also, congratulations on being published. xx

Athena at Minervas Garden said...

Such a pretty light look for autumn, Donna. I am going with more ivory shades this year for outside and some for inside as well.

sharonssunlitmemories said...

Your fame is growing! They are beautiful.

KER said...'re talents are amazing...i have always loved silver dollars...and you've arranged them so beautifully

Pamela Gordon said...

I love silver dollars and my late MIL grew them in her yard. I have some dried in a bouquet. Sadly, they've been mowed over and are gone now. Visiting from Home and Garden Thursday.

Katherines Corner said...

Congrats on your well deserved features. Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things hop. Your participation helps make it a success.I'm sorry I am slow to visit I am fighting a nasty head cold and my time on the computer has been limited.Wishing you a beautiful day .xo

Lisa Gordon said...

I just love these!
Congratulations on having your article published, and thank you for sharing the info on them here.

Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson said...

Congrats Donna! I have Silver Dollar plants. I have them in my garden and I adore their beautiful Spring blooms. I always save seed to scatter and give away. Next year I had better save some for decorating. Thanks for sharing with Share Your Cup.

Kathy said...

Hello Donna, I love the light, airiness of this arrangement - beautifully light for autumn. I appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,

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