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Jun 19, 2012 5:15 PM CST
Name: Janice
Cape Cod, MA, USA (Zone 7a)
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There are two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle
- Albert Einstein.
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Jun 19, 2012 5:50 PM CST
Name: Rita
North Shore, Long Island, NY
Zone 6B
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Yes, it is summer. Supposed to be very hot for the next two days.
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Jun 19, 2012 6:38 PM CST
Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
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Janice,
What a nice shot of your garden in the 2nd picture, just beautiful! I guess I'll go out and see what looks good. The sun is out after raining here for days!!!!
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Jun 20, 2012 6:08 AM CST
Name: Janice
Cape Cod, MA, USA (Zone 7a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Sempervivums Tip Photographer
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Thanks, Spring.

We've had plenty of rain here too, for a change, so things are doing ok on their own without watering.
There are two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle
- Albert Einstein.
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Jun 20, 2012 3:01 PM CST
Name: Janice
Cape Cod, MA, USA (Zone 7a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Sempervivums Tip Photographer
Daylilies Roses Orchids Miniature Gardening Lilies Irises
There are two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle
- Albert Einstein.
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Jun 20, 2012 3:21 PM CST
Name: Veronica
zone 5b
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Janice I am admiring those tall lillies...I have some new for me "Silk Road" and they are less than 2 feet tall but one has a bloom and it is beautiful...Another has 4 getting ready to bloom. I'm sure looking forward to next year. As soon as I set these out we went back into winter weather after a very warm March...I'm just thankful they made it...Now we are very very dry and am watering enough to keep things going...I hope! BTW what is the name of that lily?
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A truly wise person uses few words; a person of understanding is even- tempered. Proverbs 17:27
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Jun 20, 2012 3:37 PM CST
Name: Rita
North Shore, Long Island, NY
Zone 6B
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Lovely butterfly and lilies.

Boy SILK ROAD may be only 2 feet tall now but just wait. They like to grow really tall. I think mine are seven feet but the first year they were only about 3 feet tall.
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Jun 20, 2012 4:46 PM CST
Name: Janice
Cape Cod, MA, USA (Zone 7a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Sempervivums Tip Photographer
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Thanks, Veronica and Rita!

Veronica, it is Silk Road. But only planted last year. That is why it is so short.

Some of mine are 7-8 feet tall. They build up steam every year, like Rita said. Smiling
There are two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle
- Albert Einstein.
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Jun 20, 2012 7:36 PM CST
Name: Veronica
zone 5b
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O Wow! I will really have to stake them as it is so windy here...The fragrance is awesome..I am bending over way down to sniff under the bloom...
Rolling on the floor laughing
My attitude determines my altitude
A truly wise person uses few words; a person of understanding is even- tempered. Proverbs 17:27
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Jun 20, 2012 7:39 PM CST
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N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b and Fl
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Janice, that first photo is a stunner! I totally missed the butterfly before I opened it up.


A little added color in my garden... Big Grin

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Here he's actually looking in my kitchen window...trying to judge if I'm watching for him to head for my double impatiens. Hilarious!

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Jun 20, 2012 7:57 PM CST
Name: Janice
Cape Cod, MA, USA (Zone 7a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Sempervivums Tip Photographer
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Thank you.
Wow,Chelle!!
He is amazing!!!!
There are two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle
- Albert Einstein.
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Jun 20, 2012 9:46 PM CST
Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
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Are peacocks for free? Rolling my eyes.
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Jun 21, 2012 12:51 AM CST
Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
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Now that is a spot of color.
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Jun 21, 2012 5:18 AM CST
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Name: Michele Roth
N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b and Fl
I'm always on my way out the door..
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Forum moderator Garden Sages Garden Ideas: Master Level Dog Lover Cottage Gardener
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irisarian said:Are peacocks for free? Rolling my eyes.



Nope, but there are days when I'd like to give him away! Yesterday he made a (not!) nice big torn up space under the trimmed evergreen to take a dust bath, right in the middle of the baby hostas. From there, he could probably stretch just a bit to nibble on the impatiens.

And happy peacocks scream.

"Ree-Ahh", "Ree-Ahh", "Reeee-Ahhh"!


He likes the acoustics from the top of the bird feeder too, the scream hits that wall of trees along the drive and amplifies the sound. Hilarious!
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Jun 21, 2012 5:54 AM CST
Name: Huggergirl AKA Tamar
N.E Indiana (Zone 5a)
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Hurray! Hurray! He is beautiful,and LOUD...I love it...HIM...someone asked about the farmers and crop Insurance,The only farmers that usually buy crop ins. are the ones using the banks money,so they require it..Crops looking PITIFUL...Sounds like its not a wide spread drought,but we are in it...

Humidity levels are not horrible here,Temps YES...We are being blessed with lower than normal humidity... Hurray! Still hotter than Haiti
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Jun 21, 2012 1:46 PM CST
Name: Karen
Cincinnati, Oh (Zone 6a)
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I hear 'ya Tamara. Drought here too, and temp is 92°. We've only had 0.9" of rain this month. This is not all that unusual for us, but it's normally later, like August, when plants are more established. It's hard to keep annuals moist enough now.

Karen
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Jun 21, 2012 7:11 PM CST
Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
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I thought peacocks screamed ' help, help'. Sorry about the drought areas.
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Jun 22, 2012 12:09 PM CST
Name: Rita
North Shore, Long Island, NY
Zone 6B
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pictures today-

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Jun 22, 2012 12:13 PM CST
Name: Janice
Cape Cod, MA, USA (Zone 7a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Sempervivums Tip Photographer
Daylilies Roses Orchids Miniature Gardening Lilies Irises
Hurray! Hurray! Gorgeous, Rita!!

What are the names of those great Daylilies?
There are two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle
- Albert Einstein.
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Jun 22, 2012 12:24 PM CST
Name: Rita
North Shore, Long Island, NY
Zone 6B
Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Tomato Heads I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Vegetable Grower Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge)
Birds Garden Ideas: Master Level Butterflies Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Roses Photo Contest Winner: 2016
Early Alibi, Carnival In Mexico and Fancy Face. I am afraid I have a LOT of daylilies. Whistling Hilarious!

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