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RE: Wisteria Festival


I find that amazing with all those blossoms around
you.

Donna

--- Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT
<cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil> wrote:

> I didn't think the scent was much compared to the
> last time I was there, I
> could tell it was there and that was about it. Last
> time I could have stood
> there inhaling all day. But I don't have a great
> sense of smell. My friend,
> who has a nose like a bloodhound, said it was
> strong. I expect a normal
> person would have thought it was pleasant but I
> didn't hear anyone in the
> crowd commenting on it. 
> 
> Cyndi
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
> [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
> Of Donna
> Sent: Monday, March 13, 2006 5:15 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Wisteria Festival
> 
> did Cyndi answer this? I wondered the same thing...
> with all those blooms it has to be overpowering!
> 
> Donna
> 
> --- Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> wrote:
> 
> > Thanks, Cyndi!  I enjoyed your photos!  How was
> the
> > scent, standing under
> > that wisteria?   I loved the snow photos, too!
> > 
> > Blessings,
> > Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5) 
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
> > [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
> > Of Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT
> > Sent: Sunday, March 12, 2006 9:43 PM
> > To: 'gardenchat@hort.net'
> > Subject: [CHAT] Wisteria Festival
> > 
> > I went to the Wisteria Festival in Sierra Madre
> this
> > weekend, which proved
> > to be more festival than wisteria. They have the
> > biggest flowering plant in
> > the world, supposedly over an acre of wisteria
> vine
> > which is 112 years old
> > now. Because it is a private residence it is only
> > open one day a year. It's
> > somewhat of an art to guess when the best bloom
> will
> > be and they didn't
> > quite get it this time. I've seen it once before
> in
> > dazzling array but this
> > time, while blooming, it wasn't as impressive.
> Sadly
> > the rain and hail of
> > the day before also knocked off many blossoms. But
> > it was fun, the
> > organizers put on a very nice event, and here are
> > the pix of the vine. 
> >
>
http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/gardencatalogs/album?.dir=/2023&.src=ph&.tok=p
> > hn13iEBeFJcSqtF
> > I'm sure none of you will ever believe in sunny
> > Southern Californa after
> > viewing my photos, everything I've shown you over
> > the last year has been
> > cloudy! My friend has decided there must be a
> cloud
> > over her head, every
> > time we head out to a botanical event we get wet.
> > This time at least it
> > waited until the drive home. 
> > I included a couple photos of the snow. We got
> over
> > an inch of snow at my
> > house on Friday, a rare event, and a little more
> on
> > Saturday, and yet more
> > rain today. It's always good to get rain in the
> > desert but darn it, I want
> > to plant my peas, and it's too soggy to go out
> > there. 
> > 
> > Cyndi
> > 
> >
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