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Spring

Colors And Scents Are Back

Summer will be here in two weeks and I can feel the heat in the air already.   One day the temperature was hovering below 50º F and I had to wear a sweatshirt in the garden.   332 more words

Flowers

Glorious Irises!

I had to take a moment in this busy season to take a few pictures of these beauties. I find I get so involved and focused on the tasks and the running around I forget to take some time and really think, admire and learn. 371 more words

Irises Clamoring to Be Heard

“Well. Then we had the irises, rising beautiful and cool on their tall stalks, like blown glass, like pastel water momentarily frozen in a splash, light blue, light mauve, and the darker ones, velvet and purple, black cat’s ears in the sun, indigo shadow, and the bleeding hearts, so female in shape it was a surprise they’d not long since been rooted out. 55 more words

Flowers & Botany

Irises and Iris combinations

I didn’t grow Irises when I lived in England and when I saw them I found them rather over the top with their, often, strange mix of colours. 414 more words

Plants