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Iris and Spring Blooms

My daffs are just about finished and iris are starting to bloom a little later than previous years.  Right now I’m fighting honeysuckle, privet, blackberry, hackberry and grass.  I think where the blackberry and a large amount of privet, my … Continue reading

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New iris and hummers make an appearance

I finally saw my first ruby-throated humminbird on 4-15, actually 5 at one feeder, zipping and fighting among each other.  I knew they were around as my feeders were being used. My work schedule and their feeding schedules didn’t overlap … 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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First iris of spring 2014

May first iris in bloom made it’s appearance April 9.  A dwarf iris by the name of Cat’s Eye.   The dogwoods are starting to bloom. Indeed, my most favorite time of the year.        

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New iris arrivals Part 2

Some of my new iris I’ve obtained in the last year or two are blooming.  The tall bearded are just about finished and the Siberian, Spuria and Louisiana are starting.  Daylilies will be blooming soon.  A few of my favorites this year … 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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The rush to finish last years flowers

With a new season of new flowers to photograph with a new Canon 7D, I find myself in a rush to weed through and label the keepers.  When I take a picture of a flower, I take several from different … Continue reading

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October blooms

I had so many hummingbirds at the feeders during the 100 degree temps of July and August that I missed the migration to Mexico.  I still have a few stragglers, so the feeders will stay up a few more weeks.  … Continue reading

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Flower of the day June 16, 2012 unusual bloom time

Yes you are seeing right. Here it is June 16 and I have an iris in bloom.  I have several re-blooming iris that usually bloom in September to October.  Pagan Dance is one of my re-blooming iris which bloom twice … Continue reading

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Repeat of last year?

April 2012, I reported 1.18 inches of rain from my reporting station to  CoCoRaHS.  My tomato plants that I overwintered in the garage really need to be put out in the garden, but the ground is too dry. I planted … Continue reading

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