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Re: Spring pics

Thanks Chris,
Somehow it is difficult to show true blues.  The pic of the lilac looks
lavender, but it really is a sky blue. Even the one of the Omphalodes shows
a slight lavender touch, but it is a rich blue.  Woody actually looks a
little better in the picture.

Glad to hear you were able to get some of your new plants in.  It'll be
awhile before I can plant anything.  The trip to Old Westbury sounds grand.
I used to shoot with a box camera.  It made such nice BIG negatives.  I
think you can get comfortable with anything you use regularly, especially if
it gives good results.

neIN, Z5
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Chris@widom-assoc.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 11:02 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Spring pics

> Kitty,
> Your gardens must be lovely, but poor Woody looks pretty beat up!  My cats
> have had their outside time cut back as there is a mean cat in the
> neighborhood who has attacked them more than once over the years.
> I like the pulmonaria and brunnera combination. I might try that one with
> new purchases.  Now I have to be on the look out for that Omphalodes! Your
> Japanese maple looks beautiful.
> I planted most of my purchases between the daylilies or in the pink and
> white bed where I'm removing half of the foxgloves that I let take over
> bed. I still have the shade garden plants to put in.  Couldn't garden
> late afternoon as it was pouring!  Then I had to quit early as I had a
> hour chorus rehearsal.
> Tomorrow I'm going to help my college aged son shoot photos at Old
> Gardens.  There are loads of interesting architectural features, acres of
> mature gardens, ponds, trees, etc.  He has to shoot with a large format
> camera which is very bulky to use. Aren't I clever to talk him into going
> a garden?  He was thinking of going to NYC, but there's an awful lot of
> bulky equipment to drag around, so I suggested an alternative!
> Chris
> Long Island, NY
> Zone 7a (Average min temp 50 - 00)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Of Kitty
> Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 11:46 PM
> To: Agardenchat
> Subject: [CHAT] Spring pics
> Hi all,
> I took a little spin around the garden tonight and so much more was
> happening just since yesterday.  My Manchu Rose that had only had a couple
> of flowers once, so I moved it, is now full of buds.  The Spring Vetchling
> that struggled for years is lush this uear.  The Omphalodes are bluer than
> blue and I have one Lilac that has true blue flowers, not lavender.  The
> combination of Pulmonaria Smokie Blue and the Variegated Brunnera - both
> with blue flowers really works well.  And my Acer p. Orangeola is leafing
> out.  Epimediums are blooming like crazy.  I've posted photos in a new
> album.  The last photo is of Woody.  He was in a fight last night and is
> looking pretty shabby.
> See if this link works:
> http://snipurl.com/eaod
> Kitty
> neIN, Z5
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