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Boxo: Phone Home

Posted by boxofrox z8 PNW (My Page) on
Sun, May 25, 14 at 22:32

Hey everybody, long time no talk to. Life has been evolving and some serious feces occurring but on and on we go. Slaving away as usual......we are going to host a rather large garden party this summer so lots to prepare for. I had my phone along so hence the post name. Sorry for the phone focus. New OS for computer so having to relearn how to post pics so here's some recents. Hope you enjoy and thanks for looking :-)


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Lyda Rose

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Some clems

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Some sightlines

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White Rain and Red Horsechestnut

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Betty Boop

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The Honorable Abraham

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RE: Boxo: Phone Home

Heavenly garden!

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Thank you for all the beautiful visions - I'm glad to see you posting again, you have been missed.

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Yeah, I've missed you too!!

Your garden is sooooo lush! We're too dry here to get anything like that. I am astounded as so how lush it looks!!! Well done!!!

Your Abes are amazing!!! I gave mine away this year. Too tired of flopping canes and flowers. Besides - mine NEVER looked like yours!!! LOL

Is your White Rain a Wisteria? I've always wanted to be able to grow Wisteria. White Rain is gorgeous!!!

Your garden looks ready for a Presidential visit!

RE: Boxo: Phone Home

Welcome, back. We live day to day.

Lovely garden and blooms.
You are obviously, ready.

RE: Boxo: Phone Home

  • Posted by jim1961 6a Central Pa. (My Page) on
    Mon, May 26, 14 at 21:46

Great to hear from you Boxo! I've been wondering how you were doing...
Your roses and garden areas will look great for your garden party!

Been rough here as I recently lost my younger sister Angela to cancer... She passed away May 10th...I surely do miss her!

This post was edited by jim1961 on Mon, May 26, 14 at 21:49

RE: Boxo: Phone Home

Nice to see you are back and posting some pretty flowers. I am curious about the loaded purple rhodie. Do you know who that one is?

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Beautiful side shot of Abraham D. Shows off the lovely shades of color.
And Westerland. Love that orange.

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Oh Jim. :(
That's too bad. I've not yet lost anyone important to me. I can't imagine.
So sorry. :(

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Thanks sweet :-)

Yes, the white rain is wisteria covering the pond pergola. It always blooms at the same time as the red horse chestnut which is right next to it. Abe is a prolific bloomer for me :-)

Jim, so sorry for your loss. I've lost several since last we spoke, not to mention several who chose through their own volition to become dead to me. They never told us we would have to deal with any of this when we grew up :-( Hence my statement of feces occurring and us going on and on in spite of it all.

Bus, the purple rhody is 'Jonathan Shaw' and it actually is much darker than I can ever capture it.

Two more pics.....Ginger Sylabub and the first rose bouquet of the season for my lovely bride of 41 years :-)

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  • Posted by jim1961 6a Central Pa. (My Page) on
    Tue, May 27, 14 at 11:45

Great looking bouquet Boxo! Your wife will love it!

Boxo, my sister and I were real close. She lived on the next street up from us. My wife and I moved in with her the last 4 weeks of her life to care for her...

This post was edited by jim1961 on Tue, May 27, 14 at 18:09

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Jim, you were very fortunate to have a sibling so close. I know that in a way it makes your loss seem worse but take it from me, you are much better to have had it and lost it than to have never had it in the first place ! Neither my wife nor I had that in our own siblings. That's why we appreciate it so much in our marriage :-)

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  • Posted by jim1961 6a Central Pa. (My Page) on
    Tue, May 27, 14 at 21:39

I'll bet you can't wait for your garden party bash! ;-)
Your garden looks great so everyone should have lots of goodies to look at!

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Unbelievable bouquet!!! The big purple flower - is that a clematis?

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That's an Iris Carol

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  • Posted by seil z6b MI (My Page) on
    Sat, Jun 7, 14 at 21:17

Amazing, boxo! From the look of these pictures I can't think there'd be all that much to get ready. Your garden is gorgeous!

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That's a HUGE, MONSTEROUS iris!!! You feeding it steroids??

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