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

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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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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:
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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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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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Post by Fred the Cat » Wed May 15, 2019 4:12 pm

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Columbine season! :ssmile:
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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by Ann » Thu May 16, 2019 4:09 pm

Lovely, Fred! :D

Columbine, eh? I didn't know that. I bet you didn't know they are called "akleja" in Swedish. Listen to the Swedish pronunciation here and impress your friends (maybe)! :wink:

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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by orin stepanek » Thu May 16, 2019 10:28 pm

My yellow daffodils were pretty this year and the Irises are taking their turn! 8-) My wife and I are looking for some more mumms to fill the bare spots picture taken from internet images
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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by Ann » Thu May 23, 2019 5:51 pm

I found this video and I can't resist posting it here. It is a time-lapse video of a blue flower opening its petals. I believe that the flower is some kind of scilla, somewhat similar to this one, which is a scilla siberica. They are common in spring where I live.

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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by orin stepanek » Fri May 24, 2019 1:40 am

Ann wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 5:51 pm
I found this video and I can't resist posting it here. It is a time-lapse video of a blue flower opening its petals. I believe that the flower is some kind of scilla, somewhat similar to this one, which is a scilla siberica. They are common in spring where I live.

Click to play embedded YouTube video.

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Very pretty Ann!
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Re: Flowers Around The House

Post by Chris Peterson » Sat May 25, 2019 12:28 am

This is pretty much what our wildflowers look like right now. Still getting snow every few days, although the temperatures aren't cold enough to hurt the early flowers (and certainly not a Pasque flower like this, which normally comes up while there's still snow). This is the wettest spring we've had in a good long while, and the flowers (mostly not yet blooming, though) and grass are coming in like crazy. It's going to be a beautiful summer, I think. Thought we'd be kayaking by now, but I guess we need to keep the snowshoes out a bit longer. (Most of the Colorado ski resorts have pushed their seasons well into June, and the high mountain passes that normally open this weekend are going to remain closed for another couple of weeks at least.)
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