Lorraine Smith Pacific NW
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  • Arlington, WA
  • United States
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Feeling Blessed!

I am the most fortunate of people to be able to finally retire to the rural acreage we love surrounded by mountains, horses, children and my lovely Lady Saphira. We comb the trails every day & watch the stars by night. Truly magnificent!

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"Finally planting potatoes--in 10 gallon tree pots so I don't have to dig them up in fall, just dump em!"
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GARDEN SHOTS 2017

"The spider plants sure look healthy! Always have liked the little ones hanging off the mother plant."
Jun 18
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Bewilderbeast

"BEAUTIFUL MULTI COLOR..."
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cha ching

"SO BEAUTIFUL..."
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Nighthawks Dream

"MY FAVORITE COLOR..."
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Finalist with Vicar

"WHAT A BEAUTY..."
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the tiny dianthus

"All these iris (indian chief) will be going to friends in August."
Jun 11

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Which category best describes you?
Recreational Gardener
Skill level
Expert
Website
http://https://www.snohomish-homes living guide
What kind of gardening do you like to do?
landscape, flowers & vegetables
How much time do you spend a week on average in your garden when weather permits?
30 hours
What is your favorite plant ? Why?
Iris! Roses have too many thorns and iris have many more color choices plus they take such great photos. The multi color ones have an almost tie-dye quality in the centers!! Some have fragrance, some might bloom twice a year if you have enough sun. They can be divided & shared. . .

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At 9:49am on August 1, 2015, Laura Carbetta Benedict said…

Hi  Lorraine! Thanks for the friend request.  Yes, the rain and heat did a number in the garden!  The extra rain allowed for many "volunteers" which ended up filling whole beds!  But some plants burned up in high heat and too much rain also made getting into veg. garden difficult. I am in Ohio.  Has it affected your gardens?  :)

At 9:56am on April 24, 2015, Jeanne Hannah said…

Yes we do have lots in common!  I grew-up in Innis Arden.  Married 1st time and lived in Medina and favorite place to shop was Well's Medina Nursery!  Bought our Woodinville property in 1980 and began landscape 2 years before the foundation for our home was poured.  We should plan a show and tell walk through both yours and my garden!  I love what you have shared!

At 7:38pm on April 14, 2015, Elizabeth F Fowler said…

Hi Lorraine, Thanks for the friend request, I have really been having a hard time with my health ,Had surgery 2 months ago and will have another the 7th of May and when I'm healed and strong again I will have another and I pray that will be the end of surgery's I am so tired of it.                                                                  My poor garden is so neglected and looks terrible. I have quite a crop of wild onions    out there my cousin was here visiting for a few days and told me I should gather them and bag'em up and sell them . I got a good laugh from that. But I really hate those things. any ide how to get rid of them. chat later take care

At 1:14pm on December 19, 2014, Klara said…

Hi Lorraine and thank you for the welcome. I am trying to find my way around the website at the moment, learning. I'll be glad to help you with your orchids, let me know. Regards

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At 4:36am on October 8, 2014, lynda crawford said…

Glad you like them  Lorraine......

At 11:11pm on July 30, 2014, Joan *Flower Angel*.. Z-8 said…

BEAUTIFUL GARDEN... SO COLORFUL... THANK YOU FOR SHARING...

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just wanted to let you all that I'm thinking of you , Happy Gardening.
At 11:36am on February 14, 2014, Gabriele Sovers said…

Thanks Lorraine, we just moved here out in Maltby (Flower World area) this past June from Redmond just 10 min. away from here. I wanted a large yard so I could garden and have someplace for our dogs to play in. I've got an acre to play with, in the fall we built my husband a workshop and finished it before the rains came. Next will be a greenhouse for me in the back yard. I've been doing a lot of cleanup before spring arrives. Pruning all the plants, some needed much needed thinning, so I've been busy doing that. My bulbs are coming up, can't wait to see the colors.

I hope to meet some more gardeners from the NW. Happy Valentine's Day.   Gabriele

At 6:02am on February 14, 2014, Richard Weber said…

Thanks for the encouragement Lorraine. I am going out this morning to get starter trays and I am popping my seeds in some soil.  The ground is just a little frozen yet and I will be starting seeds indoors. I guess I'll be putting in after the last frost.  If you can help me to understand the moon phase correlation to sowing seeds.  I have long been aware that it impacts my fishing immensely but I had no ides it affected gardening. Thanks again for the advice and encouragement.

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Lorraine Smith Pacific NW posted photos
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Lorraine Smith Pacific NW posted a status
"Finally planting potatoes--in 10 gallon tree pots so I don't have to dig them up in fall, just dump em!"
Jun 18
Lorraine Smith Pacific NW commented on curtis tureaud's photo
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GARDEN SHOTS 2017

"The spider plants sure look healthy! Always have liked the little ones hanging off the mother plant."
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