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Iris germanica

I got my first iris many years ago from an online garden buddy. I had some hellebores that I had found on a garden heap in the neighborhood but I never got what was so special about these things, boring plants, but I knew others liked them and some even collect them so I thought I’d ask to see if anyone wanted them before I threw them out myself (I always bring things back home that I don’t actually want but it’s not my fault that so many people throw things around here, I can’t just let the plants die can I? 550 more words


Gardening with water runoff in a stream and pond

Living in a mountain setting generally means having to manage storm runoff at times.  Luckily for my mother, the previous owner of the property finished drainage ditches with stones.   1,022 more words


Too much of anything...

Every now and then all the hard work in the garden pays off.  If an Englishman’s home is his castle then what is the garden?


Keys 1020 - 1027; The Iris Flower Series Finale and 3 Learnings

Life seems very busy at the moment and all key-making happens on snatched bits of time. Nevertheless I am having fun with this flower series of… 602 more words

Key Project


Dance the

flowered patch

cloud iris

purple rainbow

in devoted

nimble radiance

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