Flowers Around The House

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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by rstevenson » Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:57 am

Eeek! Pure blind luck we survived.

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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by Chris Peterson » Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:19 pm

rstevenson wrote:Eeek! Pure blind luck we survived.
Probably more like blind luck that you didn't get a stomach ache.

But in the broader picture, I suppose it's blind luck that any of us have survived. The Universe is a hard place.
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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by Fred the Cat » Wed Aug 23, 2017 11:44 pm

Ann wrote:
And Fred, how is your pineapple coming along?

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It finally ripened! Just in time to make hors d'oeuvres for the eclipse party. :wink:
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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by Ann » Thu Aug 24, 2017 1:33 am

Fred the Cat wrote:
Ann wrote:
And Fred, how is your pineapple coming along?

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It finally ripened! Just in time to make hors d'oeuvres for the eclipse party. :wink:
Would you believe that I searched the web for "Weeeh! scream of delight", and this was the best I could fine?

But, wow! Congratulations! Hope you had tasty hors d'oeuvres and an unforgettable eclipse party!

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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by Fred the Cat » Sat Sep 16, 2017 5:46 pm

...like how good "Son of Pineapple" is going to taste after the next eclipse party. :wink:
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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by Chris Peterson » Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:04 am

Still getting rain, still have mild temperatures, still no sign of a freeze. We shouldn't have any flowers left by now, but there are lots of them- fairy trumpets, paintbrush, assorted daisies, sandwort, and more. Including huge clumps of these beautiful tansy asters (our south pasture is full of them).
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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by Fred the Cat » Sun May 06, 2018 2:18 am

It's columbine time again.
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And tulips too. :ssmile:
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Art with little controversy :wink:
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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by Ann » Mon May 07, 2018 9:02 am

Beautiful flowers, Fred! :D

Eh... what is that controversy?

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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by Fred the Cat » Wed May 09, 2018 12:39 pm

Just saying Ann that “Art” has a way to illuminate that can be taken in a different light – like photographs from a different angle. :|
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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by bystander » Wed May 09, 2018 1:14 pm

Down The Garden Path - Chandra Clarke (2018 Mar 20)

It seemed like a good idea at the time.

The first item on my “to do” list today was “fix up garden.” Having done most of the hard work last fall, it was just a matter of clearing out winter debris, pulling a few stray plants, and planting the spring bulbs.

Two hours work, tops, right?

That was before my kids got involved. ...
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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by orin stepanek » Sat May 12, 2018 12:22 pm

Iris are blooming already! 8-)
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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by orin stepanek » Wed May 16, 2018 12:49 pm

From my flower bed!
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lonely tulip
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tulips with the irises
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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by Ann » Wed May 16, 2018 5:51 pm

Lovely flowers, Orin!

Here in Sweden, we had a long and cold winter. March in particular was very cold. But April soon turned warm, and May has been borderline hot.

This means that all deciduous trees are lush and green, and the flowers of early spring, like tulips, are basically already over. But many other flowers are in bloom.

Some of the flowers of Slottsträdgården, "Castle Garden", in Malmö.

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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by orin stepanek » Fri May 18, 2018 12:25 pm

Ann wrote:
Wed May 16, 2018 5:51 pm
Lovely flowers, Orin!

Here in Sweden, we had a long and cold winter. March in particular was very cold. But April soon turned warm, and May has been borderline hot.

This means that all deciduous trees are lush and green, and the flowers of early spring, like tulips, are basically already over. But many other flowers are in bloom.

Some of the flowers of Slottsträdgården, "Castle Garden", in Malmö.

Ann
We had a hard winter also; even April was cold; but May; aah; nice and toasty! 8-)
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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by Ann » Fri May 18, 2018 7:22 pm






Thank you for posting your pictures of your flowers, Orin. As you can see, I'm not doing that!

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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by Fred the Cat » Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:57 pm

As summer steams along daylily's blossoms abound. :)
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Cool to have gorgeous views both day and night. :wink:
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