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Gardens tagged "irises": 2

Family irises
My garden is very simple, and it is an heirloom garden because it contains iris bulbs from three generations of my maternal family—my great-grandmother, grandmother and my mother. Some are bearded iris and some are what you might call "ditch iris"…

The perennial garden, viewed through a copper arbor at the entrance, May 1, 2004. Siberian irises are the star attraction. Over the years, various vines graced the arbor. A favorite was Ipomoea alba, a night blooming morning glory with 6-inch blossoms that glowed on moonlit nights.
Ever since I was a child, I dreamed of the time when I could garden as my grandfather did, coaxing flowers from seeds and propagating roses under pickle-jar cloches. I had to wait until I completed graduate school to have a bit of ground I could…

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