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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 9 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Sunday, April 3, 2011

{ENJOY Our White Azaleas}

The sun is shining again and I like to show you now our white azaleas. We do have quite a number of different varieties again. Some are native and others we did purchase from our favorite nurseries like Durio Nursery in New Orleans. Pieter did take this first photo today from our largest azalea, the Mrs. G. G. GERBING - This Southern Indian hybrid is a sport of 'George Lindsey Taber' with pure whtie flowers to 3½ inches across. Just click on the Durio Nursery link if you are interested in this one.
These huge azaleas are across the creek near our second bridge so join me for an Azalea Garden Tour from Book an Event with us.
This photo I took on Sunday, March 27 when we had still heavy rain coming down on them...
This is a Rhododendron 'High Tide' and photo taken on the rainy Sunday... It looks majestic with its golden splashes and a hint of pink.
Another white azalea in our woodgarden where also the Rhododendron 'High Tide' is.
Native azalea near our gazebo.
Facing now away from the gazebo towards the greenhouse.
Still with rain drops... photo taken on March 27. This one shows splashes of pink.
A circle of white azaleas around a big oak tree. On the previous photo you can see the bridge across the creek where we started off...

9 comments:

  1. Liebe Mariette,
    Azaleen in dieser verschwenderischen Fülle habe ich nur einmal in Indonesien gesehen.
    Deine Fotos sind herrlich. Ich liebe weisse Azaleen, und kaufe mir jedes Jahr eine. Alledings bekomme ich sie dann nie ein zweites mal zum Blühen.
    Liebe Grüße
    Irmi

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  2. die gazebo....*ZUCHT*......*ZUCHT*......zie wel weer wat nieuwe soorten azalea's.....of zijn dit nu zoals wij ze hier rododendrons noemen? Ze lijken er wel akelig veel op!

    Regen in Horst aan de Maas...maar goed dat we er gisteren intens van genoten hebben!

    Liefs,
    Lynda

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  3. Meid wat geweldig....!!...geniet van een mooie dag !! liefs Ria....xxx..

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  4. Wat een genot, ik zit echt te genieten, Mariette, van je prachtige tuin.Mooie foto's ook.Was je dichterbij dan kwma ik beslist langs!!!
    Veel liefs en geniet van de lente !

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  5. Mariette, speechless! what beautiful photos of your azaleas! are so exquisitely ecstatic! a feast for the eyes, if I had the joy of growing flowers would spend so much of my time watching! ji, ji, ji. So for lovers of gardening is a joy that captivates the nurture and care for such beautiful varieties of flowers. If I remember correctly, you offer a tour of their gardens? Really are beautiful, blessings, Rose Marie

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  6. Oh wow wat n bloemenpracht!
    En ook al alles wit...
    LG,
    Nicole (vandaag hier regen)

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  7. Wat een mooie collectie azalea's heb je...Ik vind die witte erg mooi, zo samen met dat groen van het blad...ze passen ook mooi in je grote tuin..
    De rhododendrons, die beginnen hier nu ook al te bloeien, is wel ontzettend vroeg.

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  8. Prachtig hoor en vooral ook de rhodondrendons met iets geel erin. Mooi prieel staat er, lijkt meleuk om een workshop in te geven!

    Liefs Janny

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  9. Hallo Mariette,
    das sind aber richtig ausgefallene, tolle Sorten. Solche, wie auf den letzten Bildern, hatte ich noch nie gesehen. Herrlich.
    Schöne Grüße, Johanna

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