Wednesday, April 9, 2014



This rose is First Prize and I wanted to share my roses and iris's with you today.


Do you see the dew on this lovely rose looks like they have diamonds in them..

This lavender rose is one of my favorite and I can't remember the name of it, but it smells wonderful.

These are such a pretty shade of light orange and I get so many blooms from this rose.

This is such a pretty shade or orange to a light cream color in the center.

They are such a creamy white and smell so good.

Meet Lucille Ball and she does remind me of her

These roses produce so many blooms and are a terrific color.

Here are my garden helpers, always on the look out for lizards and bees

Here is Lili taking her daily sunning 

This is Waldo the CEO of this household, looking to see what I am up to.

Waldo must have spotted some birds

Some of my different colored iris's

Isn't this a pretty color?  See the dew on them, looks like I sprinkled sparkles on them

Look at the veining on this iris, almost like someone painted the veins on.

Oh so soft and pretty.  They only last a couple days after they bloom - I wait for 11 months only to cherish them for such a short time.

This is my red Eden rose, so very pretty.  That plant is right next to my French Lavender bush.  My pink Eden is just now budding.

I just wanted to share with you my gardens this year.  Everything come into bloom so early due to such a warm winter.  I am really surprised since we had very little rain and we need it so baldy,  I am hoping they don't burn up this summer.  Maybe we will get some rain in April.

Waldo, the CEO, Lili, the Diva Queen (and she is a bed head in the morning) and I hoped you like our lovely roses and iris's

We just planted two flats of cottage garden flowers, so stop back again and see what's happening in SO CA.  We love to read your comments.

Mary, Waldo and Lili

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