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June 16, 2013

Iris Rover...

The Iris are in bloom here and I've been roving around taking pictures both at my home and at a local place that specializes in Iris.
These tall purple ones have been with me for years. They are ready to be split up again. 
 They were falling over and laying on the driveway so I had to give them some help with some stakes.
 Before the opened I caught this picture ...it 
looks like satin!

These Orange Harvest Iris look great this year.  
I lucked out with a few good shots-
I forgot I had my camera set on "aperture priority" 
which in this case made for an interesting shot!
This is my favorite one!

Our trip out to The Iris Farm was enjoyable
I felt lucky to get the pictures I did because I used my iPhone and the sun was so bright I couldn't make out the screen, so I was really shooting blindly!

So many to chose from, hard to make a decision! 

 It was a beautifully clear bright sunny day, 
low humidity, moderate temperatures.  
Mind boggling!

Back home, my Siberian Iris are about ready 
to open too!  
Look at the size of that Sum and Substance hosta to the left of the fairy.  It's really taken off this year! The Great Expectations Hosta is just left of it and there is a pair of Hanky Panky Hosta's in front of her. Those are Bright Lights, hosta on the right side.

So that my Iris roving tour!

 Have a happy Sunday and a great week!



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  2. Какие красивые ирисы! У меня дома много растут разных ирисов.
    Хосты тоже замечательные. Спасибо за фотографии!

  3. I absolutely loe iris and that was some iris nursery...Love yours as they make a greta border. I have to divide mine this year too.

  4. Lovely Iris. Having an Iris farm to visit must be hard to resist them also. Your Hosta area with the Jap Maple nearby is beautiful!
    Cher Sunray Gardens

  5. Wow, you really have a ton of them. They look so pretty in masses like that .
    What a fun day trip. Did you bring any new ones home?

  6. Beautiful iris and your hosta garden is to die for! Enjoyed your garden photos!
    Miss Bloomers


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Welcome to Home and Gardening With Liz. I have combined my previous blogs “Infuse With Liz” and “Sit With Me In My Garden” into this new blog. I love interior decorating and gardening. I enjoy redefining interior spaces by moving things around and reusing decorative items already found in the home. I also enjoy creating tablescapes and an occasional crafting project. I'm so pleased you've stopped by. I invite you to follow me and I do hope you will keep coming back! Liz
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