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Old June 7th, 2008, 01:01 PM
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One of my Clematises..

The first one to bloom,I have 2 more on the fence,they are prettier,a darker purple and one burgundy..
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Old June 7th, 2008, 01:04 PM
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Here are my Poppy-buds,just about to open..
A pick of my perennial garden,everything is growing like crazy...gonna have tons of flowers
And the corner I did not know what to do with,it's now my Lily-corner,not bloming yet though.
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Old June 7th, 2008, 01:14 PM
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Your garden is so pretty chico.
My peony is just starting to open so I know for sure we are going to get a wild storm that will just pulverize them Every year when they bloom it rains within a couple of days and they get destroyed I have tried caging them but that didn't save them either.
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Old June 7th, 2008, 01:26 PM
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Thank you,I am not doing too bad for a city-girl,a city-girl always wanting to be a country-girl
My Peonis are kind of protected by the house,I have them in the front,not blooming yet though,but they will.
Sorry about yours,maybe we won't have a storm
I don't have much more to take pics of,not much is blooming,but every day something does.
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Old June 7th, 2008, 07:48 PM
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Chico, as always, your gardens amaze me. I have one poppy left--the rest have succumbed to dog paws and hubby's weed whacker I have yet to see my one survivor bloom. Maybe this year

I can't believe your clematis is in bloom already--the one around here are still trying to get tall enough to support flowers.

And Lukka'sma--my peonies have the same weather problem yours do. They're really taking off now and about to bloom--and we're supposed to get storms and torrential rains for the next 10 days.
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Your garden is so pretty chico.

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Chico, as always, your gardens amaze me.
I agree again!!! So beautiful! I love this time of the year. All the flowers opening, the colours.. gorgeous!!
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The clematis is very pretty
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Old June 8th, 2008, 06:25 AM
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Thank's again!
I really am no fan of Clematis,but they do cover the fence somewhat.
I too love this time of year,I go out and check for Lily-buds every morning,can't wait for them,the Butterfly Bushes(Budleja SP?)are growing by leaps and bounds,those are really my favorite,because of the Butterflies they attract.

Hazel,I would sacrifice my garden any day for your 8 beautiful dogs and your property
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