Wild Iris Rows

By Sharon
June 29, 2015

I stood on a little knoll and looked around me. It was like nothing I'd ever seen, acres and acres of color spread out like a treasured old patchwork quilt made of random shapes and sizes. It was pieced together with strips of green and shades of brown that gently covered the rolling hills. It was an iris farm and every plant seemed to be blooming in glorious color!

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Jun 28, 2015 6:23 PM CST
Name: Jean
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Wonderful article Sharon and Mary Ann. We love to visit plant farms and thanks so much for sharing your trip with us. Thumbs up
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Jun 28, 2015 6:43 PM CST
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rocklady said:Wonderful article Sharon and Mary Ann. We love to visit plant farms and thanks so much for sharing your trip with us. Thumbs up


I agree Thumbs up
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Jun 28, 2015 7:21 PM CST
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What a lovely trip on a beautiful day with a fabulous friend. It doesn't get much better than that. Thank you for sharing the day & the photos with us.
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Jun 28, 2015 7:50 PM CST
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Thank You! Sharon and Mary Ann for allowing me to travel with you; I enjoyed the day out! Great photos; thanks for sharing! Thumbs up
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Jun 28, 2015 8:55 PM CST
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What a beautiful and inspiring place to visit! Thanks for the tour!
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Jun 29, 2015 1:07 AM CST
Name: Sharon
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Thanks Ladies, I wish we could have taken you with us, it was that beautiful. I was expecting acres of straight rows of single colors. All neat and orderly, you know. What a surprise to find something more like a patchwork quilt or a random abstract painting, wildly beautiful. The acres were there, but the straight rows weren't. The entire farm was as creatively planted as its name: Wild Iris Rows.
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Jun 29, 2015 2:31 AM CST
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Your stories are so well written they don't require photo's but I'm sure thankful you added them. What a lovely farm and what beautiful and gorgeous blooms.

A day filled with flowers and a gardening buddy - it doesn't get much better than that. Lovey dubby

Thank you Sharon and Mary Ann Thumbs up
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Jun 29, 2015 7:23 AM CST

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Indeed a wonderfully written 'travelogue' on what sounded like a great day out. Thank you Sharon Thumbs up
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