A little help from my friends

Daylilies bring positive emotion to most folks.  The bright colors are engaging and awe inspiring.  This year, I gave daylilies away to friends and coworkers.  I gave them away at some cost to myself.  Next year, I think I may try to sell some of my daylily offspring to offset the costs of my hobby.

 

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Passionate Returns

 

This year, though, I chose to give them.  At first, I was just wanting to thin mine so they would do better in the pots.  So, I found takers.  The very cool side effect was seeing friends I had not seen for a while.  One coworker even came to Montrose to pick hers up (well, amongst other errands here).  Wow, makes me wish I lived closer to Colorado Springs where the Daylily Society meetings are.  Life can be isolated in rural America.

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Broadening and building resources means keeping our ratios of positivity high.  That helps us reach out to others, thus forming networks of resilience.  I need to be working on that ratio right now.  My job requires an attitude of positivity, always.  It is business, 100%.  That means I need to surround myself in a garden of supportive friends.  The daylilies are a start.

PS – I loved the red yucca pods (above).  They add a fall touch to the yard as the daylilies dwindle,

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