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Jul 7, 2016 11:34 PM CST
|My photography skills suck with my DW's camera. A few random pics taken around my garden.
Young Indigo Bunting in Mimosa Tree that my wife started in our kitchen in Jan 2011. It is now roughly 18 ' h x 25 ' w
Refurbished "pretend" greenhouse
A few of my orchids in the kitchen.
Dead Swallowtail that got trapped between layers of film in the GH. First Swallowtail I have ever seen here. RIP little fellow.
Clary Sage in bloom - seed grown 2014.
My gift to myself - a gazing ball. Wanted one for 50 years.
Vegetable garden in foreground. It is VERY small.
First tomato - June 11
My hardy banana - in my original tropical garden
Birdbath and new tropical garden behind.
Snow Ball bush in bloom
Fruit and water offerings for butterflies. Water now serving as drowning pool for japanese beetles.
Hummingbird & Oriole feeders
Feverfew bloom. Part of my large oddball herb plant garden.
Fancy rain gauge - got a work out lately.
Oleander bloom - last year attracted Hummers and preying mantis
First bloom on my Vigna caracalla - snail vine plant. Grown from seed in '15 and wintered over in the basement grow area.
Peruvian daffodil a bit past prime
New Wren house. Hung up at 10 AM and momma was bringing in nesting material by 2 PM.
Oopsy!! Forgot I wanted to post this as well. A bloom from my Dietes plant which I grew from seed 2 years ago. These make a rhizome and are a form of South African Iris. Bloom only lasts barely a day. :-(
Seeking Feng Shui with my plants since 1976
Jul 7, 2016 11:35 PM CST
Life is short, Break the rules, Forgive quickly, Kiss slowly, Love Truly, Laugh
uncontrollably, And never regret anything that made you Smile.
Jul 8, 2016 7:48 AM CST
|That's actually so beautiful
Jul 8, 2016 8:07 AM CST
|David, Wow! You sure are ignoring the zones and doing a wonderful job at it ... really lovely gardens!!
~ Eat, Sleep .... Play in the dirt ~
Playing in the dirt is my therapy and I'm in therapy a lot!
Jul 11, 2016 6:53 PM CST
|Love it, every pic
Gardening is learning, learning, learning. That's the fun of them.
You're always learning !
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