Author Topic: Tip toe thru my tulips - and more '08  (Read 82611 times)

Offline Sheriff Roland

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Re: Tip toe thru my tulips '08
« Reply #30 on: May 05, 2008, 10:24:04 pm »
Saved this picture, hoping I'd get the name from Bryan - but he was no help yesterday ...

Don't think I posted a picture of this plant last year ...


Hey, I went for a walk this morning and I just couldn't believe just how big a show the tulips are doing this year. The combination of really hot weather, followed by a fairly long cold spell, then the heavy rains - and today - lots of sun and some warming up. Every second house had a display of tulips - some of em as iwonderful a show as you could want. Gonna take my camera on my walk tomorrow - there's this one place that really impressed me ...
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Re: Tip toe thru my tulips '08
« Reply #31 on: May 05, 2008, 11:45:27 pm »
Saved this picture, hoping I'd get the name from Bryan - but he was no help yesterday ...

Don't think I posted a picture of this plant last year ...


Hey, I went for a walk this morning and I just couldn't believe just how big a show the tulips are doing this year. The combination of really hot weather, followed by a fairly long cold spell, then the heavy rains - and today - lots of sun and some warming up. Every second house had a display of tulips - some of em as iwonderful a show as you could want. Gonna take my camera on my walk tomorrow - there's this one place that really impressed me ...

oh how pretty! like little tassles of flowers..

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Re: Tip toe thru my tulips '08
« Reply #32 on: May 07, 2008, 07:37:53 am »
Hey I took pocs of those OTHER gardens yesterday.

Gonna share 4 yards with y'all today. The sun wasn't shining as bright, and it was possibly colder, but it's still a GOOD year for tulps up here.

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Re: Tip toe thru my tulips '08
« Reply #33 on: May 07, 2008, 11:34:07 am »
This is the one that got me to say ''Wow"


such variety, such quantity
mind you, what are the gonna do for an encore, in a week or two?
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Re: Tip toe thru my tulips '08
« Reply #34 on: May 07, 2008, 02:44:08 pm »
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Re: Tip toe thru my tulips '08
« Reply #35 on: May 07, 2008, 04:13:58 pm »
This may not be a 'wow' picture, but I was impressed by the colour of those tulips (the camera might not capture the true colours) and the density of those large blooms.


Dunno if you noticed, but the dandelions are also in full bloom - I haven't use weed killers in more than a decade and the city's banned pesticides for a couple a years. Now the province is talking about a provice wide ban.
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Re: Tip toe thru my tulips '08
« Reply #36 on: May 07, 2008, 06:56:25 pm »
Enough of them there yards. Here's mine, this morning

How does it compare to the best in the neighbourhood?


(I figure - 2nd place?)
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Re: Tip toe thru my tulips '08
« Reply #37 on: May 07, 2008, 08:33:03 pm »
This is the one that got me to say ''Wow"


such variety, such quantity
mind you, what are the gonna do for an encore, in a week or two?

unlike a certain yard we all know... ;) ;)

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Re: Tip toe thru my tulips '08
« Reply #38 on: May 08, 2008, 04:28:49 pm »
My bi-colour red/white tulips


they're still small - don't expect them to grow any larger
some of my black 'Queen of the Night' tulips are startin to show...
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Re: Tip toe thru my tulips '08
« Reply #39 on: May 08, 2008, 05:49:21 pm »
Elles sont très belles tes tulipes bi-couleurs !!