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Early Spring Flowers in my Garden

While we don’t have the cold snowy winter weather here in the central valley of California, it has been cold (for us), damp, and foggy here this winter.  The sun finally came out for a few days last week, and … Continue reading

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Early December Iris Blooming in my Garden

The ongoing project to dig up all of the ugly brown iris that had overtaken our front flower garden is finally starting to pay off!  It seems that one year the new iris plants that I bought were re-blooming iris.  This winter … Continue reading

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My Iris are Blooming!

My Iris are Blooming!  I love the mix of colors in this clump of the old, established plants. Here is one of the new ones, a gorgeous purple and white.  Too bad it’s been eaten up by the snails, there’s … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Daffodil Hill

Daffodil Hill is on a ranch in the Sierra Nevada foothills in Amador county about 50 miles east of Sacramento, and about 80 miles north of our house.  The family that owns the ranch has planted more than 300,000 daffodil bulbs around … Continue reading

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Fall Flowers in my Garden

Here it is almost the middle of October and I still have flowers blooming in my garden, I love living here in central California!  Most surprising of all is a beautiful white Iris: Right next to the iris, my pink … Continue reading

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My Spider Lily is Blooming

I love these flowers, they just appear out of nowhere in the fall like magic.  One day I will see a little shoot coming up, and before you know it, there are flowers blooming where there was nothing before.  And the shoots … Continue reading

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My Herb Garden is Blooming!

When I retired, one of the things that I wanted to do with my extra time was to cook healthier meals for Al and me.  So instead of just opening cans, I tried to use more and more fresh vegetables and … Continue reading

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