I have been gardening since I was a little girl with my family in Missouri. I have been growing on my own since !974. I have over 170 rose bushes and several hundred iris. I love to share my knowledge and I know that there are other sage gardeners.
"Hello, it seems that I've lost many of my Iris collection. I believe it was a over moisture problem, but didn't catch it in time. :( If anyone has any to share I would be very grateful, They were one of the first bloomers in my yard."
"Thanks Shirley for your iris photos. My last bloom was just this week. I must have all the other blooms coming on to make up for the lack of these, my favorites. Now feed them, spray them when it rains and spread some of the crowded ones out with…"
"Yes, I have extras in a holding area. I have to get the weeds out from that area. So I can see if any of them are blooming. I believe there are 3 types in there. This year I have a new one that will be flowering in the pond, Last year the lake where…"
"Looks like you have a few iris yourself--I saw some growing in your "holding area"? About 3 yrs ago I decided since they were my favorites, I would actually spend some $$ accumulating a few different kinds. That opened the floodgates to…"
"Nancy, I gotta give you credit. Your macros of iris touched me way down deep. I just love taking iris portraits every day. Catching the right light is enormously satisfying. Thank God for flowers, colors and digital cameras. . .Thank you Robin,…"
Hello Nancy, How is everything going. Got caught up in life and my brother put some pics on here, so stopping by to say hello. The weather here in marathon county Wi has been a bit weird. Today cool and windy maybe goto to 60. Seems a set back year so far. God Bless you and family, hugs n lovve from heidi n ric
sending (((LOVVE))) to (((You and Family))) may the house work go smoothly and May HE continue to send beautiful examples of HIS Creations to (((YOU))) as is HIS Will...Blessings n (((LOVVE))) heidi n ric
Hi Nancy, actually do not really have a garden this year...in WI right now and seeing wildflowers popping up so this year is just to see What God has created and presents to us. Have a beautiful Summer within Gods (((LOVVE))), Hugs, Blessings n (((LOVVE)))
"HI all, I need more cacti like a fish needs a bicycle, hah, but yet here are some new ones I purchased yesterday. This area is a big tourist destination (in winter, LOL) and there are lots of tourist shops selling all sorts of things,…"
I need more cacti like a fish needs a bicycle, hah, but I saw this small box of ready-for-travel cacti at a tourist shop and couldn't resist rescuing them. I'll slowly acclimate them to light and then outdoors. The cute Mammilaria cactus at lower…
"Hello Freddy, thank you for the warm welcome. Although it is in no way colder here than where you live. I do worry about all my precious collection of cacti, probably too much. I am doing a sort of mini "Ruth Bancroft" garden. I…"