Lily, You’re A Shining Star!

For weeks now, I've enjoyed the most wonderful sweet scent both inside the house and outside in the garden.  This decadent smell has come from the Oriental and Orienpet lilies growing in the garden.  I have about four varieties growing now and they supply me with gorgeous, fragrant blooms from early July to early August. …

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As The June Garden Blooms

Hooray for another garden blogger's bloom day hosted by Carol at May Dreams  (www.maydreamsgardens.com) A great day to view gardens around the world seeing the highlights of so many creative people sharing a passion for plants. I'm starting out showing one of my favorite shrubs that is blooming for the first time.  Cotinus 'Gold Spirit.' …

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May Blooms Boom!

Happy Garden Bloggers Bloom Day to Everyone! Thanks for stopping by and special thanks to Carol at May Dreams for hosting this garden meme where gardeners from around the world post what is blooming in their garden on the 15th of each month.  Thanks Carol! The bigger blooms in my garden are just starting to boom!  Irises and …

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From Boise and San Francisco – Happy Almost Spring!

Happy Garden Bloggers Bloom Day to Everyone! Thanks for stopping by and special thanks to Carol at May Dreams for hosting this garden meme where gardeners from around the world post what is blooming in their garden on the 15th of each month.  Hurray Carol! Today I'm doing a combined post with my friend that guest …

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