SPECIALTY BULB LIST 2016 Shipping has ended, this list is here for reference only. Greetings, This year is...
Acis valentina-blooming September 6th. Spain, said to be barely in cultivation. I really like this plant, it's tall stems, and delicate ...
Illahe Nursery and Gardens My little nursery is located in the South Salem hills at an elevation of about 600'. In following the sage...
Dietes bicolor A quick trip down to Las Vegas to visit some old friends and I run across some cool plants. This was in a strip mall pro...
The property here at Illahe was an old cherry orchard, and this corner has a pretty long and storied past. A pretty extensive research at ...
"All our discontents about what we want appear to spring from the want of thankfulness for what we have." Daniel Dafoe. Read hi...
Narcissus obsoletus Somethings will never be obsolete. Like flowers. If this one always blooms at Thanksgiving I'm gonna be really ha...
Fall blooming Crocus Updated 9/14/14 Thank you everyone, I am finished shipping for the year. I will leave this post up for refer...
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Nice to welcome the new year in with a flower. The first of the year is this winter blooming species from the Peloponnese in Greece. Here is a all the information you will need on this one: http://www.preslia.cz/P014CPer.pdf
A fun little winter bloomer adding some cheer to the grey, sodden, overcast days of deep winter.
Mostly back to normal Oregon weather, sunny, rainy, dry, drippy, cloudy, clear all that in the span of an hour.
Friday, January 6, 2017
The rock garden blanketed in snow.
So it was 12 degrees when I left this morning. Turning out to be a crazy cold winter so far.
The bulb frames would probably benefit from some more snow cover.
I promise some flower pictures soon, I saw a few crocus buds wanting to pop out as I was putting frost blankets on the greenhouse pots.
20 degrees and sunny now at noon with freezing rain, sleet and snow in the forecast for the weekend.
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Woke up to a new year with a dusting of snow. Chilly end to the old and a frosty start the new.
The rock garden alpines seem to be loving this extra cold weather year we seem to be having.
I did manage to get some seeds down and cheers to a productive and prosperous new year.
32 degrees with an occasional snow flurry today.
Happy New Year!