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Garden update: Early June [20100603|11:37]
Mad Scientess Jane Expat
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I haven't done a garden update for a while. I feel I should point out that the irises around our pond are blooming.

Yellow Iris


Purple Iris


Red Geum Rivale


[personal profile] nanilas grow well in boggy soil


Telstar thinks spring is kind of itchy
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[User Picture]From: lesyeuxouverts
2010-06-03 11:09 (UTC)
Lovely pictures ! I love the yellow irises especially.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2010-06-03 14:38 (UTC)
Thank you. Me too. I just took those photos at the weekend and they're already dying. Short-lived glory!
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[User Picture]From: cosmiccircus
2010-06-03 13:27 (UTC)
So did all the flowers bloom at once? I remember you planted a ton of them, so that would be quite a sight to see!

And of course the prettiest flower is the nanila :)

And on a different topic, does the bloke share your tastes in music?
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2010-06-03 14:43 (UTC)
No no, these are the last of the bulbs to bloom. They came in cycles, so there's been a constant rotation of colour.

Thank you for the compliment! The bloke & I have overlapping but definitely not identical tastes in music. He doesn't care for most of the industrial/powernoise/ebm/experimental or "shouty-man music" that I like. Then again, I don't care much for some of the country/folk or "cats screwing music" that he likes. :-P

Edited at 2010-06-03 02:43 pm (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2010-06-06 08:06 (UTC)
Thanks! I haven't had a haircut, aside from the occasional haphazard trim of split ends after a shower, in a year and a half, so it isn't the result of any deliberate styling.
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[User Picture]From: sekl
2010-06-03 17:44 (UTC)
I love the expression on Telstar's face. It's a great shot.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2010-06-06 08:07 (UTC)
He really gets into his scritching. I love the way he pulls his chin up and squeezes his eyes shut. Very dramatic.
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[User Picture]From: danaid_luv
2010-06-04 20:12 (UTC)
I've noticed that my screensaver folder of photos not-my-own have more & more titled, "Nanila's this-n-that" or "Nanila's Fabulous red curtains" or "Nanila's kitty-in-the-grass..." THANK YOU. I love seeing shots by my friends cycle through... :)

(And seriously, wot's they got in the water, there? You're *smokin'*, girl. M'just sayin'...) \o/
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2010-06-06 10:18 (UTC)
Ha! Thank you. I should note that my hair had just been washed before taking this photo. Normally it's floofier and messier.

I dunno if it's what's in the water. Er...I haven't drunk caffeine in two months? :-P
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[User Picture]From: nimoloth
2010-06-04 20:40 (UTC)
Niiiice!
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2010-06-06 10:15 (UTC)
I think you'd like our garden. We're trying to make it a balance between wild and formal (leaning towards wild).

Ooh, I keep forgetting to mention that I made a raised herb patch! It's got mint and lemon balm and sorrel and thyme and sage and chamomile and chives and more.
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[User Picture]From: nimoloth
2010-06-07 12:06 (UTC)
You'll need to treat us to pictures of that too!
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