Peonies

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I absolutely love peonies.  They are just gorgeous, huge blooms, so dainty & delicate.  I planted this peony bush 2 summers ago.  This is “our” 3rd summer together.  It’s a perennial (comes back every year) and I get soooo tickled with myself when I see the sprouts coming out of the ground in the spring – which means I didn’t kill it – LOL.   Last year I had only 1 bud that bloomed and this year . . . I have 8 buds.  A couple of weeks ago I noticed ants crawling all over the buds and I kept flicking them off – so annoying!  It was soooo annoying that I decided to google “ants and peonies” . . . evidently ants are good for your peonies because they eat the sap that the buds produce which helps to open the blooms!  Who knew!?!?  I just clipped these 2 blooms last night – from the same plant . . . the blooms have always been white with pink tint to them and then there was this solid pink one – LOVE!!

About countrygirlbling

Hi, I'm hoping that my blog and my experiences will help to encourage you. Our journey through life can be unpredictable at times but KNOW that if you are a believer in Christ, HE will always have your best interest at heart! (Even when things don't make sense!) Toodles

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  1. One of my favs too! Each morning when I walk we’ve been watching the various blooms on the street! They just make you smile.

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