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Swans of Spring Park

After several years absence,  swans were re-introduced back into the pond at Spring Park.  During the spring, the newly introduced pair started nesting.  The much anticipated cygnets never materialized as the nest failed.  The following are a series of pictures … Continue reading

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Turks Cap Lilies hummingbirds and butterflies

Several years back when I ordered some lily bulbs, I also ordered  a Rubrum  and Scarlet Turks Cap Lily.  I knew nothing about them, but liked the looks of them, like tiger lilies but without the ugly spots.  Little did … Continue reading

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Sunday’s blooms

I ventured out to check on damage after last night’s storm.  A lot of oak leaves blown down on the ground. Other than that, there was little damage. While out I took pictures of some of the new daylilies, lilium … Continue reading

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Rainy Sunday blooms

Went out this AM and took a few pictures of things in bloom today.  My Cornus Eternal, a double dogwood and Cornus Cherokee Princess, a dogwood with huge blooms are at their peak this week.  Several iris, clematis and others … Continue reading

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Shoals Garden Tour 2013 Phillip Oliver and Michael Scott

 2013 is the first year in a while due to weather that the Master Gardeners have held a garden tour.  Nine gardens were on the tour this year, and I spent the first Saturday touring all of them.   A late … Continue reading

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Shoals Garden Tour 2013 Irene & Jim Fowler

2013 is the first year in a while due to weather that the Master Gardeners have held a garden tour.  Nine gardens were on the tour this year, and I spent the first Saturday touring all of them.   A late … Continue reading

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Rainy day blooms

You haven’t heard from me in a while, I’ve been busy volunteering for various festivals around Tuscumbia.  My latest was the Helen Keller Festival.  I took around 4000 pictures in the four days.   I’m still slowly working through them … Continue reading

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New iris arrivals

The calendar says May but ……… the last couple of days I’ve had my heat on in the house.  Frost warnings were issued for the eastern part of the state last weekend, unheard of in Alabama for the month of … Continue reading

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Bluebirds

Eastern Bluebirds are starting to nest.  They are vigorous insect eaters and are good birds to have around. It’s not too late to get up a bluebird box.  A cedar box with a one and a half inch hole is … Continue reading

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Spring happenings

My wireless internet has been down for a while. My tower was blown down in a wind storm, so it’s great to be back up and blogging.  Before that I had Influenza B.  They really guessed wrong when they made up the … Continue reading

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