Sunday, April 27, 2014

Celebrating the Irises

I don't have much of a green thumb but lots of stuff comes up in my yard anyway including lots of purple irises. The day irises first bloom in Boulder Creek is to me like the cherry blossom festival in Japan -- a movable feast starting in the South. A few days ago I noticed irises in Santa Cruz which meant that soon the bloom zone would move up here. Sure enough, the irises popped out on April 24, the same day as last year. A friend of mine recently gave me a whole case of fine beer--thank you, Dave--so I decided to celebrate both events by playing the irises some Irish tunes.


Anonymous said...

Japanese Rooftop Iris are beautiful. Can you play any Japanese tunes with that wind pipe?

tandy said...

delightful! and yes very much like cherry blossom celebration... for the first time my zayante irises are gorgeous... why i wonder... the cold? roots more above ground? did i finally feed them enough? whatever it is thrilling....!

AliceInBondageLand said...

Irises and apple blossoms on the ranch. Thanks for a celebratory soundtrack. :-)