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Re: Re; CULT.Somedays..well..hmm

  • Subject: Re: Re; CULT.Somedays..well..hmm
  • From: pbrooks@whidbey.net
  • Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 01:32:50 -0000

Thanks, Colleen, for letting us experience Spring vicariously through 
you, while we head into winter.

Patricia Brooks
Whidbey Island, WA, USA


-- In iris-talk@y..., "Colleen Modra" <irises@s...> wrote:
> Wwendy
> 
> It's a magnificent spring day here also with temps in the high 20s 
C. Had
> about an inch and a half of rain last week and more forcast for 
tomorrow.
> We were at the York Penninsula Feild Days during the week. (the 
largest and
> oldest feild days in SA) They have over 700 exhibitors and about 
60,000
> people.A happier bunch of farmers I've never seen. They're heading 
for the
> third good season in a row, with high wheat and lamb prices. It was 
the
> first time we'd had a stand there and did quite OK, despite the mud 
and wind
> on the first day. The last two days were lovely weather.
> 
> I'm find my garden is very confused by the weather. The dwarfs and 
early IB
> are flowering on schedule as are the early TBs. However we have 
reblooming
> TBs flowering early, is it late rebloom or unusually early bloom, 
I'm not
> sure. But we lots of La in bloom or about to bloom. Almost a month 
early.
> Never had Las in bloom in late Sept before. A lot of the daylilies 
are
> flowering earlier than usual, also.
> 
> Two blooms on Yes (TB, Blyth) opened this morning, looking 
absolutely
> magnificent  My dwarf Terra Verde that I bought last year, has just 
finished
> blooming, I really like it, a chartreuse creamy green, nice form.
> 
> The PCs are looking the best they ever have.
> 
> Bought in a lot of new Sibs last year, so am really looking forward 
to
> those. Dying to see what Roaring Jelly looks like, I couldn't 
resist the
> name.
> 
> A couple a weeks more and our imports from Suttons will be out of
> quarantine, hope they're sufficently confused to be blooming and to 
survive
> a 750 km trip back in the truck. They will all be in pots. (Hope we 
have
> good sales over the next few weeks to pay the huge bill for 
quarantine)
> 
> Must get back to weeding, the gardens open from Monday
> 
> Colleen Modra
> South Aust
> Zone 8/9 Definitely 9 this year
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: wendy sargeant <wendon@d...>
> To: <iris-talk@y...>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2001 9:00 PM
> Subject: [iris-talk] Re; CULT.Somedays..well..hmm
> 
> 
> > Hi All,
> > Felt I just had to share this moment. Dont you just hate it when 
you get
> so enthusiastic doing a certain task you end up doing major damage 
to other
> things...
> > Well, I noticed my madly growing tbs had lot of brown spots so I 
checked
> the archives for the appropriate treament and in my frenzy of 
cutting,
> dipping, slicing, dipping and tossing  and dipping..I managed to 
not only
> get rid of all the spotted leaves but also a few spikes of Gaelic 
Gig...Hmm
> very annoying. Gaelic Gig has gone wild since I planted it and it 
had 6
> spikes about to unfurl...Lucky for me there are 3 left...I had 
better watch
> things more closely next time or else I could snap of more spikes 
of tbs I
> havent seen bloom yet.
> > Whats blooming now?..Lots of Pacicif Coasts, including 2 lovelies 
from
> Colleen Modra...Navy Blues is doing a wonderful job of being an
> exhibitionist...Philanderer . Cherry Child, again courtesty of 
Colleen
> Modra...and lots of spikes on others..Its going to be an exciting 
season for
> me here..Lots of new babies to view..and Lots of new seasons 
catalogues are
> out as well...Its Heaven...
> > Bye for Now from Wendy Sargeant...Victoria, Australia....
> >
> >
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> >
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