"Things are just getting going here in E. Central WI, Z5. I'm SO happy to see that my BIG (20x15) bed of Heritage Harbor Blue Bearded Iris (1954) is all coming back. It was WAY overgrown last fall so I dug it all up, cleaned, divided…"
"Good luck! I'll be visiting my daughter near Madison then attending the Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference @ UW Madison on Monday. Excited--- Jane Goodall keynote speaker!!
Hope the sheet of ice in my back yard is melted by Tues.…"
"Wow... how timely! Last fall I kept a day lily seed pod from my daughter-in-law's yard and on Jan. 20th planted 8 seeds from it in small peat pots. One has germinated and is over 1" tall. I've never tried it before…"
"I'd love to share-- I have all my photos on Picasa (about 49,000 of them!) and am not quite sure if I can send from there or have to go back and find them elsewhere.
I also have many varieties of Asiatic and Oriential lilies."
"Lovely! I have 6-7 varieties but didn't save the names.
However, I have a lovely deep reddish orange that isn't unusual ....but I've brought with me to 7 homes in 7 WI locations, over nearly 50 years. My…"
Hi Carol, I honored you requested me as a friend.....you may be sorry. With a master gardener as a friend I'll be picking your brain alot. I'm in Door Co. Wi. about 2 1/2 hrs north of you. I think you got the precip. that missed us today. Your pictures are gorgeous. I've just gotten back to work at the resort and been starting to uncover some of the flower beds with the bulbs in them. It's nice to see them neat and clean with the daffs. poking up. Let me know more about you.
"Thank you that sounds so tasty! I don't have much space so I usually get 25-30 tomatoes in myself, having no space makes rotation tricky it also means that I can't wait around for beefsteaks to ripen I usually plant about 20 peppers…"
"Thanks all, this was just a quick point-and-shoot pic, so I'm glad you enjoyed it! Nigellas are so easy and quick from seed. I just sprinkled the first pack of seeds in November here (mild winter) and they sprouted and bloomed by…"
"Hiya Deborah and all, fun update, we're looking forward to pics of your garden. How lovely about your peach harvest too--enjoy them! What variety are you growing?
I do get a lot of geckoes in the garden, but they must have missed…"