Tuesday, May 26, 2009

~Iris, Hostas, and Peonies~


I've noticed this year how nice everyone's Irises are. Here are a couple pictures of mine.


Hostas are so pretty this time of year. The leaves have just opened and they look so fresh. As you can see I love Hostas, it has taken me years to collect lots different ones.

In the front of our house we have a Yellow Azalea bush. It is very old, Tom's grandma planted it years ago. It smells so good, usually there are alot more blooms. I'll take what we have, we had a very cold winter.

Where did last week go? I have been working in my flower beds spreading mulch. There are still lots of things I need to do but, the mulch is no. 1. It really cuts down on the weeds, so that saves so much time for me.
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9 comments:

  1. A yellow azalea is kind of unusual, isn't it? Your gardens look so orderly ~ that may be because you work in them so much!!! Very beautiful, Julie!!

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  2. I love your flower gardens, Julie. I have been working in mine for the past week. I have a collection of hostas and most of them are from my mom's house, so they are probably 40-50 years old. The dark green, emerald colored leaves are my favorites.

    Bobbie

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  3. As usual your gardens are great, look so bright and so inviting.
    My Peonies are getting ready to open, getting excited to see some color.

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  4. Your gardens are looking so neat and beautiful! Love all the hostas and the iris reminds me of my grandma's gardens of long ago.
    :)Ginger

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  5. Your gardens look great. I have been planting Hostas also, I love them, they are easy to grow in my area. I too am trying to obtain many different varities of Hostas
    The ones I have planted look great
    Cheryl

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  6. Julie your flower gardens are quite beautiful. Love seeing them.
    We started laying mulch last week...still not done. So much work but it has to be done.

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