This blog is about my garden and the outdoors. I am new to photography but I am trying to show some of the pretty things that grow here in Michigan. I love the wild things who visit me and I dont mind if they eat a bit here and there. I like it more if they let me take their picture. As time goes on I think I will try to show you around the beautiful area that I live in as well as my garden. I try to use my own pictures as much as possible but will also use pictures from the web. If I inadvertently use your photo or work without permission please email me and I will remove it or give credit if you prefer. I will give credit when I know who the owner is. I would ask that anyone using my pictures do the same.
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017


it has been awhile and I don't know where to begin. We have had two nights of storms, they shredded the trees. We were lucky though because power is out at several places and trees are down. However, that pelting rain has made everything grow. My garden is fully fledged and I have not got half done that needs to be done. My husband did help by defining the borders for me. Now I am working on the front and trying to weed out the overgrown stuff.
Meanwhile my Iris this year are gorgeous.
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I was afraid the wind would break them all down.
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They didn't break though and today I could stake them up. I seem to have more this year with more light on them. I found that I have some nice white ones, I don't remember getting those. They are beautiful
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I have quite a few of the same ones growing front and back and they are spreading. This has taken awhile but they seem to be at home now
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Then a light lavender one popped up. I have quite a few still in bud so who knows what else will pop up.
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I saw someone down the street has a beautiful yellow with frilly petals edged in orange I would love one of those. We have a beautiful Iris farm out on M72, I will have to give that a visit and get pictures. It has just been too hot for me. Also I don't like to have to wait.
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Then the Iris in my pond I had to divide. I kept some of those in a bucket to see if I can come up with a way to save them. They have lasted from last year at least but I need a better way to show them off. As I have so much to cover I will leave this as just an Iris post and move on.


Magic Love Crow said...

Beautiful Janice! We have been getting lots of rain here too! Big Hugs!

Judy said...

I moved to a new house and my garden is very premature, I took many plants from my old house,this spring I bought a few English roses, cant wait for them to flowers..