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Jul 22, 2009

OUTDOOR WEDNESDAY DAYLILY FARM PART 3

I am pretty sure today is Wednesday and if I am right then it is time for Outdoor Wednesdays with Susan @ A Southern Daydreamer.
In the interests of being organized and up to date a lot of us bloggers create our posts the day before and have them ready to go for the morning. Consequently I am always out of whack in my head (hey...be nice) when it comes to what day it really is.

So if I am right and today is Wednesday head on over to Susan's and check out all the other participants too.

This is the third installment of the my trip to Erickson's Daylily Farm in Langley, B.C. I sure took a lot of pictures that day.

Behind this hedge is the growing garden and even though it is not the "pretty" sister i.e. the house garden it is still beautiful.

The green throat on this one is fabulous.
Wouldn't this be a nice place to take your lunch break during a day of planting and digging and weeding? I am surprised I don't see Keetha's bears here. They have been everywhere else this summer.
This maple tree was so unusual. At first I thought it had a white mold all over it and was sick but on closer inspection I saw the white and pink mottled leaves. It was glowing in the sunlight.
Lot's of tall grasses in the gardens too. They really fill up a corner nicely.
Again I would like to point out that this is the "work" garden of the farm and not the gardens around the home. These are behind the tall cedar hedges and you go through an opening in the hedge to get to it. Secret Garden style.
Ignore the alien hand in the picture. They landed and wanted to help.
Thanks for stopping in. Believe it or not there are still more photos from this daylily road trip.

11 comments:

bj said...

O, my, what lovely things you have for us today.
I enjoyed seeing every one of them....Thanks for sharing.

Blondie's Journal said...

Lot's of gardening eye candy here. I love the tall grass (I am experimenting with ornamental grass). This looks like a fantastic place to visit and I know I would be clicking away with my camera too.

I visited a daylily farm years ago and was amazed to find out the plants have names, just like roses...wow!

Happy Outdoor Wednesday!!

xoxo
Jane

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Lori, what I wouldn't give to have a garden like this one! It is truly gorgeous. I love the ornamental grasses and the throat of that lily. And the maple tree really is lovely in that color. What a fun place to visit and to enjoy. It's so muggy here today that I'm holed up inside in the AC. Hope you're out and about...

Happy Outdoor Wednesday...

XO,

Sheila :-)

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

The maple tree is beautiful but the grasses are so inticing. Everything there looks so peaceful. Just a wonderful place to sit a spell and take in all that God has truly created around you. The lillies are so gorgeous. I would love to visit this place someday. Thanks for sharing. Please stop by and say hi. Country hugs, Sherry

ClassyChassy said...

Great garden! I planted tall grasses in portions of our yard. The birds love it and it offers privacy from prying eyes, when they want to feed in peace! Have a great day!

FOR THE SAKE OF TIME said...

What a wonderful garden! I am ready for lunch and it looks like a beautiful place. We have had so much rain here in Missouri that I am afraid some of our things are going to get too much water. Imagine that in July. Thanks for visitng me and thanks for sharing.

Charla

@eloh said...

Very nice pictures.

Picture #4 from top, what is the name of the purple bell flowers...is this coming up out of the monkey grass?

Fifi Flowers said...

BEAUTIFUL place... so inviting!

Mary said...

You took some wonderful pictures of beautiful flowers. It must be a wonderful garden.

Jeanne Selep said...

Great pictures. I laughed when I saw your blog name, I am now following you. This artwork of mine i call Family Tree...

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=23489376

Pat said...

Hi Lori, Thanks for pointing out your daylily posts to me! I really enjoyed looking through them. One can always dream! I have 46 at last count,and am about done. I may add some more reds and purples.

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