Those are some beauties right there.Thanks to my hifi (and beyond hifi) buddy @forkliftman15 we obtained a bargain-priced array of field grown tulips from a farm in Rhode Island (?!!) last fall. They did pretty well this spring, in spite of the local fauna's appetite for
destructiontulips We used a variety of dissuasive additives in a valiant attempt to, umm, dissuade the maurading hordes of quadrupeds -- with some success.
Herewith, a coupla photos (couple-three... or so...) of some of the tulips.
DSC_0482 by Mark Hardy, on Flickr
DSC_0498 by Mark Hardy, on Flickr
DSC_0824 by Mark Hardy, on Flickr
DSC_0833 by Mark Hardy, on Flickr
PS This is the place, FYI & FWIW:
Wicked Tulips has the largest u-pick tulip field in New England- tulip lovers, mark your calendars! Tiptoe through more than 800,000 tulips, experience the sights, sounds, and smells of spring on a historic farm and bring home a fresh hand picked bouquet of the most amazing tulips you have ever...wickedtulips.com
@airdronian You feeding that lilac miracle bloom? Wow!The lilac we have has been here longer than we have. It used to reside in one of the corners in the back yard, and I relocated it to the front about 15 years ago. Some years it's good, some years not. This year would be the former. Last year was lots of foliage, not many blooms. Now the opposite. It's right around 11' tall now.
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