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Name: Mona
Guntown, Ms (Zone 7b)
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monalisa18
Mar 16, 2012 10:49 AM CST
Here's some photos taken in my garden today. Hope you enjoy.


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Name: Mona
Guntown, Ms (Zone 7b)
I love nature & everything outdoors
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monalisa18
Mar 16, 2012 11:03 AM CST
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My prettiest Spring Flower(Conrad)
Name: Mona
Guntown, Ms (Zone 7b)
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monalisa18
Mar 16, 2012 11:16 AM CST
A few more:


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Name: shirlee
southeast (Zone 6b)
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mistyfog
Mar 16, 2012 11:53 AM CST
Beautiful photos Mona. You have quite a variety of plants in bloom.

Love Wisteria, especially the purple ones. That one is gorgeous.

And your close up shots are fantastic. Crisp, dimensional, just perfect.
I just keep going back to look at them.

Name: Rita
North Shore, Long Island, NY
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Newyorkrita
Mar 16, 2012 1:00 PM CST
Oh, everything is beautiful. Especially the daffodils, roses, and Wysteria! Spring is in full bloom at your place. Green Grin!
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lilylady
Mar 16, 2012 2:32 PM CST
I enjoyed!

Hurray!
Name: Michele
Cantonment, FL zone 8b
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tink3472
Mar 16, 2012 4:59 PM CST
Very lovely. I sure do miss having my different flower beds I was working on before I moved. I'll just enjoy seeing everyone elses.
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Name: Mona
Guntown, Ms (Zone 7b)
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monalisa18
Mar 16, 2012 6:38 PM CST
The redbud tree that is blooming is a "Forest Pansy Redbud". It has the most beautiful purple leaves on it. When the small leaves start growing they will have tints of green, orange and many colors of purple until it finally turns puple when they mature. The leaves seem to glow with all the colors. I found this for the first time in Memphis, Tn at a very old cemetary. It had some of the most beautiful shrubs, trees and roses that I've seen. Our Master Gardeners took a field trip to see it many years ago when I still belonged to the group.

I have no idea how to get new cutting or seeds. Last year it was covered in seed pods, but it didn't have seeds in them. I havent tried cutting because I don't want to lose any growth. If I find out for sure that it will grow from cuttings, I would try it.

I spent 2 years looking for one and happened upon it at Home Depot when it had been marked down half price. I was tickled to get it. The group gave me $25 for me to spend in anyway after my father died. I used it to buy this tree. It started out about 4' tall and maybe as wide. It's grown bigger than I thought it would. I'm thankful it's in a place that it can grow all it wants.
Name: stephanie king
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rebloomnut
Mar 16, 2012 6:47 PM CST
Beautiful Mona. What is that Iris? I have an older historical that is similar , Snow Maiden (Chadwick 1935)

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Name: Mona
Guntown, Ms (Zone 7b)
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monalisa18
Mar 16, 2012 6:47 PM CST
Thanks Shirlee for the comments. I'm using my new Canon Camera that I finally gave up and bought. I just couldn't get used to my daughter's DSLR. It just didn't make the clear bright colors that the Canon does.
I usually have the tripod on it but I did these just walking around, looking, and snaping. It was very cloudy this morning and that makes for good photos, too.

Thanks BB and Michele. I really love making pictures. I'm kinda demanding of my photos. I want them to be clear and clean, even if it's a photo of the compost pile. I like true colors. I don't change the colors, in fact I have only brightened a few last year when I was trying to use the other camera. I swear, Canon will spoil you rotten with beautiful colors.

Thanks everybody. It's been kinda a bad day. I think the time change caught up with me. It's a mental thing, I know. But it sure does make a body feel bad. Your comments helped. I really appreciate everyone on this site. We tend to lift each other up and that's what being a gardener is all about. We help Mother Nature and each other.

blessings to all, Mona
Name: Mona
Guntown, Ms (Zone 7b)
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monalisa18
Mar 16, 2012 7:06 PM CST
Stephane, I don't know. I got it several years ago but never knew the name. It is always the first to bloom in my garden but this year is really really early. I remember it being an old one. I love the older iris and I bought several about 4 years ago. I love it. It does look like yours. But I just don't know for sure.
Blessings, Mona
Name: Kim W
Md (Zone 6a)
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kimkats
Mar 16, 2012 7:13 PM CST
Beautiful blooms Mona. I especially liked the redbud Thumbs up and of course Conrad. i'm a sucker for the furry people. Big Grin
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Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
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Hemlady
Mar 17, 2012 5:51 AM CST
Redbuds are very pretty but I have heard that the nectar in the flowers actually kills bees. Anyone else ever hear that??
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Name: Margaret
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mcash70
Mar 17, 2012 1:07 PM CST
Mona, you have beautiful blooms, I love the wisteria, such a pretty color. Lovey dubby
Name: Dot or Dorothy Parker
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Ladylovingdove
Mar 17, 2012 3:39 PM CST
Love your garden, Mona. I love wisteria also. I don't have very many shrubs except for crepe myrtles. They do really well here in hot dry Texas.

Here is what is blooming at my house today.

Furioso intermediate iris



Name: Ann
TN
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farmerbell
Mar 17, 2012 3:46 PM CST
Beautiful, Mona. I love bloodroot in the spring, but wish it lasted longer. Please keep posting your photos.
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Name: Mona
Guntown, Ms (Zone 7b)
I love nature & everything outdoors
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monalisa18
Mar 17, 2012 8:42 PM CST
Thanks everyone. OHHHHH Dot! Your after my heart with photos of your Iris. I've mentioned before, HOW MUCH I LOVE IRIS!! This one is a real beauty. I grow an older one F. A. Ashley that I got years ago. It's a peachy melon color that I just love.

Please show more Iris or is there another site that you go to show them???

thanks and blessings, Mona

Name: Mona
Guntown, Ms (Zone 7b)
I love nature & everything outdoors
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monalisa18
Mar 17, 2012 9:06 PM CST
Oh yes, I just remembered. I found 2 pots of Santa's Little Helper that had scapes. This is a first for me. Scapes in March. Wow, I hope this is a sign of good things to come.

Blessing to all, Mona
Name: stephanie king
cut bank, MT z 3a-4b
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rebloomnut
Mar 17, 2012 11:11 PM CST
Dot when you get to the point of dividing Furioso keep me in mind. I love that one.
Name: Jake
Surprise, AZ (Zone 9a)
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jakedasnake89
Mar 18, 2012 1:37 AM CST
All three of you have beautiful irises! My first iris bloom was today..er. yesterday i guess since its 0035 here now. It was given to me last year by my dad and it has taken off this last fall/spring.


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