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Re: What is Blooming?
« Reply #440 on: July 20, 2018, 02:20:49 PM »
What camera are you using Maggie?  I love your pictures, an can almost smell their scent! 
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Re: What is Blooming?
« Reply #441 on: July 21, 2018, 05:41:34 AM »
My camera is a Canon PowerShot SX50HS.
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Re: What is Blooming?
« Reply #442 on: July 21, 2018, 01:36:44 PM »
Thanks Maggie

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Re: What is Blooming?
« Reply #443 on: July 21, 2018, 01:41:23 PM »
Maggie, I posted this on the wrong thread, I was talking about the trail camera.

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Re: What is Blooming?
« Reply #444 on: July 29, 2018, 05:16:11 AM »
What better way to start a conversation than to tell people you have naked ladies in your yard. Of course, more modest individuals refer to them as surprise lilies or even resurrection lilies, but I think the more common name, naked ladies, is more fitting. They certainly draw attention when you walk by. And, no, these aren't mine. They reside in the flowerbed of a friend and family member who is too modest to admit he has naked ladies in his yard. But that's okay, I'll brag for him. Nice looking blooms.
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Re: What is Blooming?
« Reply #445 on: July 29, 2018, 09:46:03 AM »
Oh, how pretty!!

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Re: What is Blooming?
« Reply #446 on: July 29, 2018, 05:47:47 PM »
I agree with Rabbit. They are pretty!
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Re: What is Blooming?
« Reply #447 on: August 12, 2018, 06:12:13 AM »
The heat of the summer is starting to take a toll on the foliage, but the crinums are still periodically generating blooms. 
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Re: What is Blooming?
« Reply #448 on: August 12, 2018, 02:59:23 PM »
My first try at flowers in many years in this neglected bed.  I've gotten good results but too many weeds.  I suspect that I'll have this problem as long as I plant from seeds.

All of these flowers, and no bees and very few butterflies. That is a concern.

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Re: What is Blooming?
« Reply #449 on: August 12, 2018, 03:17:49 PM »
Dwight - Those zinnias are nice.  I have some, too, and like yourself, I have a few weeds/grass to go with them.  My zinnia patch draws in a few butterflies, and on occasion a few bumble bees and carpenter bees, but I seldom see any honeybees.  I'm not sure if it's because the honeybees don't care for the zinnias or if there just aren't many honey bees around.
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Re: What is Blooming?
« Reply #450 on: August 13, 2018, 05:02:40 AM »
I love zinnias they make a beautiful nonstop splash of color and are low to no maintenance.

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Re: What is Blooming?
« Reply #451 on: August 14, 2018, 07:54:40 AM »
With an early morning cup of coffee, I made the rounds of the yard and garden. The chickens were let out of their coop: check. The compost bin was turned: check. The dog did his business: check. The abutilon (aka flowering maple) is putting on another flush of blooms: check. Wait - what? Yep, more of the Christmas ornament-like blooms are putting on a show. Itís going to be a good day😀
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Re: What is Blooming?
« Reply #452 on: August 14, 2018, 08:31:20 AM »
OrangeTxn     How pretty..and unique. have never seen one before that I can remember.