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Jul 14, 2011 8:44 PM CST
|GE (Jo) invited a couple of us to tour her garden today. Jo is an amazing gardener. Let me say she is retired and has had a couple of 'repair' surgeries. She does all her gardening without getting on her hands and knees, which amazes me to no end. Her gardens put mine to shame. In addition, she is a lovely lady. It was a very pleasant visit. |
Now some pics.
Don't see lilies? Just wait!
Jul 14, 2011 8:46 PM CST
|Here's some lilies:|
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Jul 14, 2011 10:24 PM CST
|Amazingly beautiful!!! Thanks for sharing!!!|
"Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously."
2 Corinthians 9:6
Jul 15, 2011 2:40 AM CST
|WOW Polly.Thanks for the compliment.ome take photos here anytime.|
You have a different eye than I do.Its nice to seethe garden thru someone elses lens.
I am so lucky you and Debbi live close enough so we could have an afternoon like yesterday.
The plants are the survivors from " not so perfect placing in holes" If the plants didnt struggle to live I doubt the garden would succeed.
I give the bulbs,plants an edge by using compost.
Siberians and JI's didnt like it. I am fert .ing like crazy to help them survive.
Lilies get Bulbtone spring and afterbloom in summer or they wouldnt make it here in clay and rocks.
Jul 15, 2011 3:31 AM CST
|Really lovely! Those lilies look so healthy and happy.|
Jul 15, 2011 4:57 AM CST
|They are and I love the smell.|
Jul 15, 2011 7:11 AM CST
|Jo is an artist and she has an artists eye for combos. Her gardens are lush and smell heavenly. We lunched on the deck and the fragrance from the lilies was wonderful.|
Jul 15, 2011 8:39 AM CST
|I need you to write press releases for me.|
Thats very kind Polly
Jul 15, 2011 8:42 AM CST
|Sure, I'll write them and Sharon can tweak them. Get ready, get painting!|
Ahem, feel free to show some here!
Jul 15, 2011 9:28 AM CST
|Those shots are amazing. Your gardens always look beautiful from your eyes too Jo Ann. You sound like you all had a lovely visit. There's nothing better |
Jul 15, 2011 9:34 AM CST
|Lovely! It's so nice when we get to meet each other and share our passions.|
Where are we going, and why am I in this hand-basket?
Jul 15, 2011 2:14 PM CST
|Oh my. So much beauty. All the views are stunners. So many beautiful lilies.|
Jul 15, 2011 4:06 PM CST
Jul 27, 2011 12:11 AM CST
|Jo Ann your gardens are fabulous. Thanks Polly for sharing your visit and photos with our favorite sweetheart. Jo Ann, if New York wasn't so far, I would love to visit you.|
Jul 27, 2011 2:57 AM CST
|Those scenes are so nice to go back to.|
The wind and heat have changed things a great deal.
Name: Anthony Gloriosoides[ sure!]
Rosetta,Tasmania,Australia (Zone 7b)
idont havemuch-but ihave everything
Jul 28, 2011 3:58 AM CST
|if youve got it/ flaunt it!!Jo Ann--and these are certainly worth flaunting|
lily freaks are not geeks!
Jul 29, 2011 5:41 AM CST
gwhizz said:if youve got it/ flaunt it!!Jo Ann--and these are certainly worth flaunting