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Old May 16th, 2008, 05:12 PM
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Smile First flowers,other than tulips and stuff

Well,the tulips and daffodils are almost done,but my Lilac is just coming out, as is the purple one that looks like a Rhodo(anyone know what it is?)and my Perriwinkle ground-cover,covers a corner where nothing else grows.
Everything else is really growing fast,I am going to have hundreds of Clematises on my 3 bushes,what a difference from last year
Did I say I LOVE this time of year
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Old May 16th, 2008, 05:27 PM
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Your garden looks beautiful more pics please
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Old May 16th, 2008, 05:47 PM
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Our roses

Last year at this time, due to the drought conditions here in the SE US, this rose bush was just sticks.... I thought it was dead. Look what a little rain can do!

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The flowers are so beautiful.
Sounds like far too rainy of a long weekend around here to do much in the garden however.
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Well,the tulips and daffodils are almost done,but my Lilac is just coming out, as is the purple one that looks like a Rhodo(anyone know what it is?)and my Perriwinkle ground-cover,covers a corner where nothing else grows.
Everything else is really growing fast,I am going to have hundreds of Clematises on my 3 bushes,what a difference from last year
Did I say I LOVE this time of year
Love the colours!! Is the unknown a tree or a bush? The flowers look to me to be in the Magnolia family but not sure. There are so many different varieties of Magnolia. Beautiful!
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Old May 17th, 2008, 08:49 AM
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14+,no it's a smallish bush,looks very much like a Rhododendrum(Sp???).
I have a Teacup Magnolia tree,I am not too fond of it,just about finished blooming..
Here's a pic of the "mystery"bush,I always forget the name of my plants
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hazel is clueless about what they're called, but they're all beautiful! We have daffodils....and lots of migrating birds, but no other flowers yet. Our traditional last day for frost isn't for another couple of weekends.
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Old May 27th, 2008, 07:46 AM
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Some garden pics...

14+ Kitties you should be able to see the new potato tree...I bought this one at walmart for 29.99..

My Haliboris plant is finally blooming after 4 yrs!! yeah! looks like it may be a good year for plants.

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