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Sunday, 29 Apr 12 Cloudy 15°C / 59°F

Rich purple lettuce
Rock soapwort (thru the fescue)
Bug reconnaissance

Miniature bells
Lily of the valley blooms
in the early green

Small purple balloons
Wait for a savory burst
The chives exploding

Photos

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Day 5847

Lily of the Valley

Convallaria majuscula

Blooming
Day 642

Chives

Allium schoenoprasum

Budding
Day 176

Iris, Golden Beauty

Iris x hollandica

Budding

I had completely forgotten about this guy

Day 3041

Iris, reblooming

Iris

Budding
Day 1149

Rock Soapwort

Saponaria ocymoides

Comments

  • rosemarieGardener

    rosemarieGardener wrote:

    Gosh, that is beautiful lettuce!
    And, I love the haiku.

    Posted on 30 Apr 12 (over 2 years ago)

  • xan

    xan wrote:

    It’s even more beautiful than is apparent from the photo—my camera suppresses the blues. It’s an incredible almost iridescent deep red.

    Posted on 01 May 12 (over 2 years ago)

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