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Iris part 2

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Iris

This year the iris are beautiful!  Blooms are bountiful and I’m actually seeing a few that haven’t bloomed in years and had forgotten what some have looked like. Here’s a pleasant surprise, a peach colored iris that is about to … Continue reading

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Rose Tea- Not Just For Roses

Post from Bees and Chicks Tuesday’s Tips Whip up a batch of my version of Rose Tea for a quick boost. I make this tea for roses, but irises and peonies love this as well. In my garden the blooms are … Continue reading

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Bad Ass Deer Spray!

Here is some evidence that the deer spray is still working!  Cut flowers from my gardens here in Bayfield. This deer spray post was originally posted on my sister’s blog Bees and Chicks.  I have had many requests for the … Continue reading

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Signs Of Spring!

The weather in the last week here in SW Colorado has been wonderful and our thoughts are turning to our gardens.  Two weeks ago I wrote a spring to do list in the Bees and Chicks blog and I thought … Continue reading

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Roses in Autumn

I love the blooms of roses in the weeks before the first frost, the colors are exquisite.

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A Bag Full of Surprises!

I cannot believe how amazing the Dahlia’s look in our garden here in Colorado.  Stunning actually.  If Ray takes notice you know they’re show stoppers! I never planted Dahlia’s here in Colorado but I did back East because they were … Continue reading

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Flower Combinations

I visited Block Island recently and I took some photos of  beautiful flower combinations. The photos in this post are from my friend’s/client’s garden and in my family’s garden. Here are a few: Edie’s flower bed in July Oriental Lilies … Continue reading

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Our Garden Is Ready To Pop!

Everyday there’s a plant with it’s first bloom, this is my favorite time of the season.  I spend every morning with my camera taking photos of each new bloom, it’s a wonderful way to start the day.Click on image to … Continue reading

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Critters Welcome!

These guys are hard at work in our garden eating bugs and they are most welcome.  Organic gardening practices keep these critters safe and hanging around.  Give organic gardening a chance to bring balance to your garden and you will … Continue reading

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