Lorelei Burchard
  • 61, Female
  • Tucson, AZ
  • United States
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Mums in November

"Awesome!!! Beautiful colors!!!!!!! Great job!"
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Mums in November

I planted this garden full of Mums last Saturday.
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White Lilac

"Beautiful! These grew well in Cheyenne, Wyoming, but here in southern Arizona we can't seem to get any lilacs to grow."
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"What a wonderful space and great photography too!"
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Leu Garden March Flowers

"What an amazing picture!"
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March 11 070

"Martha, as far as I know, the blue ones are just a common hybrid petunia sold in the nurseries around here. Amazingly, all of these flowers survived a severe cold snap here where the temp was 5 degrees with the wind chill. Around here that's…"
Apr 6, 2011
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March 11 070

"Lorelei, what kind of petunia is the blue one? I've just gotta get me one!!"
Apr 6, 2011
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March 11 084

"WOW!! I really love this color combo! All your plants look so healthy and robust! You definitely have a green thumb with creativity!!"
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March 11 091

"I can't wait for spring to really get here in Southern Michigan!! Until then I will look at your beautiful spring pics!!"
Apr 6, 2011
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March Flowers

"These are actually winter flowers that survived and are thriving right now before we get our summer heat. Mom can't water as much anymore, so we might not have too many summer flowers this year, although there is a bed of wildflowers that are…"
Apr 6, 2011

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Flower gardens
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4 hours


Finally finished raking up all of the Mulberry and Ash leaves. In Spring we will have wildflowers growing under the Ash tree. Next big project will be cutting all of the branches off the Mulberry tree. Then it will be time to till the lawn for new Tiff grass. It will be so nice to have a new lawn again.

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At 10:22am on April 10, 2011, Community Manager gave Lorelei Burchard a gift
Lorelei, thanks for sharing here!
At 5:56pm on January 02, 2011, Gylma Norman gave Lorelei Burchard a gift
I looked at Your Fantastic pictures,today, a rainy day here in Seal Beach, California. Thanks for sharing, Lovely FUN Kitties.
At 5:21pm on December 26, 2010, lillian turner said…
Lorelei I just toured your garden photo's and have to say just beautiful. Love the color display gorgeous, well done so pretty to look at these brightens my day.
At 5:11pm on December 26, 2010, Flower Girl said…
Thanks Lorelei. Nice name.
At 1:27pm on December 26, 2010, Authentic Haven Brand said…


I ranch in both San Juan and Murrieta Cal, our weather is much like yours at our Murrieta ranch. I have two wonderful Wisteria that are about 40 plus years old that climb my corral shelter. I also have equally as old Lilac bushes that are planted around my home, so I know both would do well for you in AZ. Spring time when both are in bloom the sweet scent is almost overwhelming and I say almost, because I seem to not be able to soak in enough of it. I love to make Lilac sugar and give as gifts thought out the year. Annie

At 12:20pm on December 26, 2010, Clare Oliva said…
Thanks for the kind words, Lorelei. I appreciate it!  Hope you are enjoying the holidays. (It's snowing here in NJ and I am dreaming of spring...)
At 11:30am on December 26, 2010, Lorelei Burchard said…
The garden where I work belongs to my parents, who are in their eighties. I have been busy fixing it up for almost 6 years now. It is truly my secret garden, which was in a state of neglect when I first started. It has now been landscaped and planted and is an ever changing scape with new flowers several times a year.
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A lot of you have mentioned that you can't wait for Spring. Here in Arizona, the Indians called this the Land of Two Springs (one in Spring and one in Fall). It is beautiful here all the way from October to June. Then it gets hot. And I mean really hot. Then the plants struggle unless they get a lot of extra water. Every place has its advantages. I admire the gardens that grow in cold country, and the green splendor. It is so wonderful to live in a place that has plenty of moisture for…


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