Tuesday, 20 November 2007

Lovely liliums

I have grown liliums for the first time this year. I always thought that flowers this beautiful must be terribly difficult to grow. Well, I'm here to tell you they are a cinch! Stick the bulbs in a pot, water them & look at the reward! This is a very old photograph (probably almost as old as me!) of a lilium my Dad grew. I remember him pointing this photo out to me in our family album many times as I was growing up; "Look, I grew that"! We lost my Dad to bowel cancer in February this year, and I find myself planting things in my garden that remind me of him. And so here are my first liliums. "Look Dad, I grew that"!


  1. They are just lovely. Great photos with great detail.
    Love the old photo of your Dad's flower too. Check out that table.

  2. Beautiful photos....beautiful memories

  3. They are gorgeous flowers, maybe I could try and grow some in a pot, I really thought they would be very hard to grown.

  4. Great pictures of the liliums.

  5. Great photos indeed! What fascinates me by lilies is their color combinations. Very inspiring!!!


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