Daylily and Miniature Hosta Sale August 7 – Bismarck

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Hello again North Dakota residents, and everyone else!  We dug and divided one last time this season and found many lovely daylilies for you to take home to your garden.  Below are photos from previous blooms of these beauties blooming in my garden.  They are hardy to zone 4 and most likely zone 3. Northern hybridizers from Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota have produced most of the daylilies I grow in my garden, so you can be assured they are sturdy and can take our heat, abundant rain, lack of rain and ND winters.

H. Bodega Bay

BODEGA BAY – 28″ – 5.5 ” BLOOM Fragrant Tet, Pink Pearl polychrome with pronounced ruffled edge. Gorgeous

ALL AMERICAN CHIEF. 32" Bloom 9" Red with yellow star throat. A star in the garden

All American Chief. Red with yellow star throat. A star in the garden

Bubbly - Double Apricot self.

Bubbly – Double Apricot self.

Cheese Weasel. 17" with 3" bloom. Mini. Adorable yellow with maroon brown eye, gold throat.

Cheese Weasel. 17″ with 3″ bloom. Mini. Adorable yellow with maroon brown eye, gold throat.

GETTING AIRBORNE. Crispate Cascade. 56 " 10.5 bloom. Purple self green throat

GETTING AIRBORNE. Crispate Cascade. 56 ” 10.5 bloom. Purple self green throat

 King of the Ages Emmerich. One large, mature plant in huge pot. $ 20.00

King of the Ages Emmerich. One large, mature plant in huge pot. $ 20.00

Malachite Prism. 36" bloom 4.5Striking lavender with purple eye zone above large green eye

Malachite Prism. 36″ bloom 4.5Striking lavender with purple eye zone above large green eye

My Yoke is Easy. Emmerich. Lavender with dark lavender eye and pale yellow edge above yellow to green throat. Excellent form. Fragrant 38" with 5.5 bloom.

My Yoke is Easy. Emmerich. Lavender with dark lavender eye and pale yellow edge above yellow to green throat. Excellent form. Fragrant 38″ with 5.5 bloom.

Storm Shelter - Karol Emmerich.

Storm Shelter – Karol Emmerich.

This is just a small sampling of what is available.  Do come over Sunday, August 7 anytime between 3 and 7 pm. Susan and Erik Holland

Daylily Delights – Sale on August 7 in Bismarck

 

Hello again North Dakota residents, and everyone else!  We dug and divided one last time this season and found many lovely daylilies for you to take home to your garden.  Below are photos from previous blooms of these beauties blooming in my garden.  They are hardy to zone 4 and most likely zone 3. Northern hybridizers from Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota have produced most of the daylilies I grow in my garden, so you can be assured they are sturdy and can take our heat, abundant rain, lack of rain and ND winters.

I will add more images and a full list of sale items as time permits.

Daylily and Hosta Sale August 7, Bismarck

Helen Shooter

H. Folsom Fair getting airbornewobegone galGoing Bananas

Cheese WeaselCountry Quilt, lovel sometimes double with dramatic deep pink edgeHeavenly Blast to The Past - Only 1 availableAll American Chief H. Bold One wee folkStorm Shelter - Karol EmmerichWobegone GalPENNY EARNEDPENNY'S WORTH

20" EM Re 3 7/8" Light purple with darker eye and veins with white midribs. DOR. Diploid. A LOON SONG GARDENS INTRODUCTION.

20″ EM Re 3 7/8″ Light purple with darker eye and veins with white midribs. DOR. Diploid. A LOON SONG GARDENS INTRODUCTION.

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Spring Sale of Hosta and Daylilies

Happy Summer everyone.  We have been busy here at Holland House digging and dividing daylilies and hosta so you can add fun plants to your garden.  The list is changing as we work on getting ready, but what you will see below is a good representation of what will be available. Keep watching this site as we add more and more.Our garden is also open for you to enjoy. The martagon lilies are just starting to bloom.

Saturday, June 18, 2016, Bismarck ND between Mandan St. and Washington St.

9 am – 4 pm or till sold out (which happens FAST!)

If it rains –

we will still be here, and may try and do it again next Saturday as well. Check here for updates.

Eenie Weenie

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My Yoke is Easy – tremendous pink with yellow edging by Karol Emmerich

Happy Returns

Karen’s Curls (see photo below)

Indian Giver

Strawberry Patch

Ivory Edges – red with white edge

Lahaini (not dug yet)

Lavender Baby Blues

Peas and Thank you – cute mini daylily

Helen Shooter

Ribbon Candy

Stella’s Ruffled Fingers

Sunshine and Lollipops

Tiki Touch

Wee Folk

Bodega Bay – gorgeous $ 125.00 Pickles daylily

Brown Witch – stunning yellow eye on brown

Prairie Home Companion – pink (not dug yet)

Elegant Candy – charming small pink with yellow edge

Crimson Banners – remarkable ‘spider’

Mystery Plants $5.00 – unlabeled

AND MANY MORE !

 

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H. HELEN SHOOTER
H. Bodega Bay in East BedH. BODEGA BAY BY L. PICKLES
Cottonwood Bed H. Elegant CandyH. ELEGANT CANDY

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H. GOING BANANAS

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STELLA’S RUFFLED FINGERS – BLOOMING NOW TILL FROST

H. 'Blueberry Tart'

H. ‘Blueberry Tart’

H. 'Lakeside Fruit Loops'

H. ‘Lakeside Fruit Loops’

Border Music

Hemerocallis “Border Music”. Hybridized by Salter, 1995. 26″ high, 6″ bloom. Tetraploid.

brown witch daylily

brown witch daylily

H. Indian Giver photo copyright Susan Holland

H. Indian Giver photo copyright Susan Holland

Karen's Curls

Karen’s Curls Photo copyright Susan H. Holland

My Yoke is Easy

My Yoke is Easy  Photo copyright Susan H. Holland

Garden wonders – add these to your garden!

May 30 was an awesome Saturday afternoon.  We sold 200 potted daylilies that will bloom this season in many gardens around Bismarck / Mandan.  Thank you buyers who shopped and then enjoyed our garden. We will be providing a percentage of he profits to our local daylily club – Central North Dakota Daylily Society.  We loved seeing you smile and relax.

There are some potted daylilies left for those many of you who have told us you were not able to make it to the sale. These are from our garden, very hardy and healthy, and extremely well rooted. Here is the list and images.  We will be around Saturday afternoon, June 6 after 1:00 pm.  Drop by and see the selection.

    • Brown Witch (1)
    • Caribbean Whipped Cream (1)
    • Dreamlight (2)
    • Eenie Weenie
    • Happy Returns
    • Karen’s Curls (2)
    • Little Boy Bob (4)
    • Peas and Thank you (5)
    • Ribbon Candy (1)
    • Roswitha (1)
    • Stella’s Ruffled Fingers
    • Sunshine and Lollipops
    • Tiki Touch (8)
    • Wee Folk
    • little boy bob

      little boy bob

      Karen's Curls

      Karen’s Curls

      Eenie Weenie

      Eenie Weenie

      eenie weenie small yellow daylily

      eenie weenie small yellow daylily

      Dreamlight

      84″ L Light yellow self. DOR. Diploid. Historic.

      brown witch daylily

      brown witch daylily

       Caribbean Whipped Cream

      Caribbean Whipped Cream

      Happy Returns

      Happy Returns

Daylilies and miniature Hosta Available May 30, 3-7.

May 30th, 2015

May 30th, 2015

Here is the (almost) final list of daylilies that will be available for purchase this Saturday, May 30. Further details on size, special characteristics, and color will be posted before Saturday at 3.00. There are only a handful of each daylily, so do not delay! See earlier postings for images and further details.

  • A Green Desire
    Bold One
    Brookwood Red Royal
    Bridgetown Fireworks
    Brown Witch
    Caribbean Whipped Cream
    Dreamlight
    Eenie Weenie
    Emilies Red Leather
    Gloucester Calling
    Glowing Gypsy Jewel
    Happy Returns
    Ivory Edges
    Karen’s Curls
    Little Boy Bob
    Little Grapette
    Ode to Faith
    Painted Pink
    Pandora’s Box
    Peas and Thank you
    Penny Earned
    Penny’s Worth
    Phyllis Cantani
    Purple Rabbits
    Rainbow Candy
    Ribbon Candy
    Roswitha
    Stella’s ruffled fingers
    Sunshine and Lollipops
    Susan Berger
    Tiki Torch
    Two to Tango
    Wee Folk

Delightful Daylilies – These could be yours!

Border Music

Hemerocallis “Border Music”. Hybridized by Salter, 1995. 26″ high, 6″ bloom. Tetraploid.

 

Bordello QueenBridgeton Fireworks

Emily's Red Leather

Emily’s Red Leather

DreamLight

DreamLight

Dinner and a Movie

Dinner and a Movie

Heavenly Beginnings

Heavenly Beginnings

Karen Sue

Karen Sue

Karen's Curls

Karen’s Curls

Little Grapette - purple miniature

Little Grapette – purple miniature

Phyllis Cantini - 27" high with 3.5 spider bloom

Phyllis Cantini – 27″ high with 3.5 spider bloom

Peas and Thank You - as cute as its name

Peas and Thank You – as cute as its name

Painted Pink - lovely frilly pink

Painted Pink – lovely frilly pink

Ribbon Candy

Ribbon Candy

Rosewitha

Rosewitha

Tiki Torch

Tiki Torch

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Good day neighbors and friends. With all the rain we have had recently in Bismarck, North Dakota, all the lovely daylilies and miniature hosta I dug and divided this spring are thriving and waiting to come to YOUR garden! Continue reading

May 30th Daylilies & Hosta Galore

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Plant Overload – Sell, Sell, Sell

After 7 years, the jewels in my garden have grown to the extent that now is beyond the time to dig and divide them. So, my friends in Bismarck, North Dakota and surrounding regions, you are in for a treat on May 30, 2015 from 3-7 in the evening. Holland House Gardens on Avenue C, Bismarck will be having a sale of daylily and miniature hosta treasurers.

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A large part of the joy of gardening, to me, is the information and stories associated with every plant I invited into my garden.  Who produced it, where will it thrive, who would it like as it neighbor, and how long will it be before its growth cuts off it prime flowering potential?  Is it going to survive and thrive in my zone 3-4 region?  How will the color and pattern match or accent or illuminate the adjoining plants? Does it need lots of water, or just a trickle?

When I became enamored of the daylily world, I had no idea there were so many individuals and couples all over the US investing in their garden and farm soil, and producing unique, registered daylilies with the American Hemerocallis Society. It still stuns me that as of 3/09/2015, there are 79,352, registered daylilies. In the hosta world, which is almost as obsessed with creating new and unique plants as the daylily crowd, there are 5,384 registered hosta.

In the next few weeks I will begin adding photographs of the plants that will be dug and divided and available for sale on May 30, 2015 in Bismarck, North Dakota.  This will be an on site, one day sale only.

Border Music

Hemerocallis “Border Music”. Hybridized by Salter, 1995. 26″ high, 6″ bloom. Tetraploid.

Editing, a satisfying journey.

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Editing, a satisfying journey.

I am a writer, and a gardener.  A Garden Writer.  Both activities require the skill and joy of editing. In the garden on a low, cooling August day, when one has been away physically and mentally from the rapidly growing plants (and weeds) for several weeks, taking a closer, more intimate look is overdue.

 

I love to nestle close to the flowers, sitting among them – seeing them up close and personal. The earthy aroma, buzz of bees, the awesome beauty of growing things is intoxicating and healing.  The easy task of eliminating the bottom row of worn and tattered daylily leaves, trimming the fallen and broken daisy stems, and cutting back the dried and dormant bleeding heart creates such satisfaction. Now you can see the plant structure and form where visual chaos once reigned. Thriving, strong elements shine in their late summer glory.

Editing is a satisfying journey with delightful results.  Spaces, pauses, ground, visual relief, harmony, cohesion, and flow are the norm, replacing chaos, crowding, a cacophony of colors. It is the same practice with words.

When you edit words, the sense of relief grows as the tempo slows. Fewer words, reduced chaos and easier reading result in the delicious sense of harmony as the words snuggle together, happy in their location and expression. When you stand back and look at the overall scene, the sense of relief and satisfaction is delightful. One has created from a jumble of thoughts a coherent stream, an edited, rewarding journey.