Tag: peonies

Perfect Peony

Sometimes I don’t realize that I’ve taken a perfect picture until I get home and start reviewing my work. That was the case with this tree peony. The color, the symmetry, the unfolding of the petals – all made for a rich and luxurious flower, waiting for me to release it to the world. #…

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Blasted Buds

One of the biggest frustrations my favorite boy toy had with his orchid business was a condition called bud blast.  It happens for a variety of reasons, from a rapid change in temperature to incorrect moisture in the greenhouse to just reasons unknown.  All that work, all that effort, and you now have to wait…

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