My World: Consider the Lilies

Lilies in our yard, Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. June 12, 2010.

This is my post for the My World meme.  It is hosted by Klaus, Ivar, Sandy, Wren, and Fishing Guy.  To learn more about our world or to join and share your part of the world, click HERE.

Most of you know that Betsy and I love roses and have quite a few in our yard.  Roses are  definitely our favorite flowers, but lilies are a close second.  We have lilies in three beds; the picture above is of part of the bed along the side of our deck.  When the doors leading to the deck are open, the fragrance is heavenly.

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21 Responses to “My World: Consider the Lilies”

  1. Fishing Guy Says:

    George: They are certainly a beautiful flower, you do little work as they toil to produce.

  2. Indrani Says:

    Those are the flowers of labor, beautiful.

  3. Susie Says:

    You do have a nice collection there George. They really do smell wonderful.

  4. Kathy Ariano Says:

    I agree with you and Betsy — the lilies are a close second. And while I love day lilies — the fact that they bloom only for a day is just depressing. The Asiatics, however, are another story!

  5. MaryBeth Says:

    Very pretty and impressive. Mine should bloom soon. I hope! MB

  6. Busy Bee Suz Says:

    Gorgeous. Can’t you bottle that scent and share??? 🙂

  7. luna miranda Says:

    very pretty!

  8. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    I always love seeing your gorgeous flowers, George! These are exquisite! Hope your week is off to a great start! Enjoy!

    Sylvia

  9. Sey Says:

    George, it’s so nice to start my day seeing your flowers. They’re incredible.

  10. Judy Says:

    They certainly are lovely!

  11. happyone Says:

    Your lilies are certainly beautiful and I can see why you like them so much. 🙂

  12. Rajesh Says:

    Beautiful flowers in the garden.

  13. Jen Says:

    I sure wish you were my neighbor!

  14. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    These are beautiful! I’m looking at that really tall stem with all those buds on it!

  15. imac Says:

    A smelly garden then George, a beautiful smell.lol.

  16. Mildred Says:

    When I enlarged your picture, I could see just how beautiful all the lilies are George. I can close my eyes and almost smell the sweet fragrance. Your post title reminds me of that beautiful hymn. Thank you for such a lovely post this afternoon. Is the intense heat doing any damage to your roses/lilies?

  17. Ruth Hiebrt Says:

    Lilies are so regal and yours pictured here look very much the part.
    Blessings,Ruth

  18. barb Says:

    Your favorites are two of mine also – but, I cannot grow either at high altitude, so I’ll enjoy your photo.

  19. Cheryl Says:

    Outstanding! What lovely lilies and so very cheerful!

  20. Tricia Says:

    My mom has a flower garden at the farm very similar to yours! I love taking pics of her flowers!!!
    You guys sure have some beautiful flowers!!!

  21. Josephine Says:

    Just gorgeous, what a beautiful variety you have in your garden George !
    We have just bought ten pots of new Asiatic Lilies on sale, and hope they flourish as beautifully as yours…
    Thank you for sharing all your hard work and beauty with us 😉

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