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I’ve lived in Montana my entire life. I have two children (10 months and 7 years old) and a wonderful husband of 10 years. We have a pretty large garden with lots of veggies and a nice "secret garden".
I am totally in love with iris and have around 120 named bearded and some unknowns (mainly historics). I’ve been trying my hand at hybridizing the iris and last year I can happily say that I had 25 seedling bloom!
I am fascinated with herbs (particularly scented ones) and succulents (hardy ones that will survive our harsh winters). Delphiniums, annual Poppies, Pansy’s and Viola’s are also very high on my addiction list. I can’t seem to get enough of all the beauties out there.
Here is a favorite poem that I love sharing:
"I’ve many crosses yet to bear
and many left behind.
But present troubles move me not
nor shake my quiet mind.
And what may be tomarrow’s cross
I never seek to find.
My Father say’s "Leave that to me,
and keep a quiet mind."
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I have many seed and plant traders to thank for such a beautiful yard and garden. Every year my neighbors take a tour to see what’s new (I LOVE flowers that you don’t see every day).

May God Bless you now and always.

*UPDATED 3/20/06*

I live in: United States

My zone is: z4 MT

My favorite forum 1 is Iris.

My favorite forum 2 is Northwestern Gardening.

First registered on August 06, 2002 .