Monthly Archives: July 2006

Roses Roses Everywhere

I have to say, my garden always somehow manages to come up with surprises for me no matter how closely I watch over it.  Today, I find that I have no less than eight different roses in bloom, all of … Continue reading

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Perhaps The Doldrums Aren’t Quite So Dull After All!

I took what was supposed to be a quiet walk in the garden, then ran to get my camera.  The daylily Leebea Orange Crush has opened what will probably be its last bloom as has the white Asiatic lily.  The … Continue reading

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Summer Doldrums

Not all that much to say about the garden lately.  The white Asiatic lily is still going strong as are the daylilies Leebea Orange Crush and Plum Perfect.  The Oriental lily Mona Lisa is done for the year.  With regard … Continue reading

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The Fourth of July

Today is Independence Day and befitting that it's hazy, hot, and humid, with a strong possiblity of heavenly fireworks later this evening.  Out in the garden, color other than green is a bit hard to come by.  The white Asiatic … Continue reading

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Plum Perfect

Whoever it was that named this daylily knew what they were doing.  The blossoms of Plum Perfect are, in a word, perfect! It appears to be very happy living in the front yard garden, under Fisherman's Friend, and has put … Continue reading

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Putting on the Feedbag

With the first flush over and new growth starting, it was time to feed the roses.  With the number of bushes that I have, it's a bit of an undertaking, especially with a shoulder that's still not back to full … Continue reading

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