Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Plant life

Yes indeedy, it was a lily:


And look Kate! Coreopsis!

15 comments:

  1. Did your mom plant those already blooming or did you grow a green thumb you were wanting?

    I applaud you!

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  2. What a gorgeous lily!

    The weeds are already out of control here, and it's only June. And I'm so tired, I almost wrote "and it's only Tuesday."

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  3. Pretty!

    This has been the bestest garden year for me!

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  4. Oh wow I like that lily too. Very nice. What kind it that?

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  5. Such lovely flowers! I love all your garden pics!

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  6. I'm envious. Our dog ate all our daylillies!!

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  7. So jealous of the gorgeous lilies! And YES! Coreopsis! Yay for names! My garden has been really angry at me because I haven't been giving it as much attention over the last week. But I spent a little time cutting back some of the crazy herbs this morning, and have them in a pile here on my desk, hoping that my co-workers will take some home. So hopefully Garden will forgive me.


    Ooh, and as soon as I get three seconds, I'll be packaging up some yummy wine for you. I bought a red, and then I also bought some apertif style wines, so you'll have your choice between Vin d'Orange or Twilight- Twilight is a white dessert wine, very fragrant and flavorful, but also very sweet, made with muscadine grapes which are native to NC- delicious, but is truly for drinking in lieu of dessert. The Vin d'Orange is fortified with brandy (yeehaw!), but I think it is based on chardonnay grapes rather than the muscadine. It is steeped in orange and other citrus and spices before it's fortified, so it's less of a "I'll-have-three-glasses-of-that-please" and more of a "I'll-sip-one-tiny-glass-of-that-please" type of beverage.

    Let me know which one you want and I'll get it packaged up with the red I bought for you and sent off this weekend.


    And then, I'll come to your house while you're all distracted and drunk and steal your plants.

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  8. I am so jealous....those look awesome! I have to post some pics of my green babies too....stay tuned....

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  10. A little NCLM love for my girl Io. Love the flowers, nice lilies. I always seem to kill those.

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  11. Bloom, Io, bloom! All the rain has been fantastic for the flowers and berries this year (we got a strawberry and cherry bumper crop compared to previous years).

    I'm going to get my license! We have a snazzy new (used) car! That means I'm going to come and bother you soon. Mwah ha ha, and I'll bring triple-cream goat cheeses and fancy-ass chocolates... It's all part of my evil plan. :)

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