Hello Daylily Friends,
As you would have known, there isn't much daylily news this week from the garden. However, other fall events are in full swing and one event that I very much enjoy is football at Georgia Tech. Before I began growing daylilies I always bought season tickets from Tech every year. Now that I have the garden and have to maintain a daylily schedule, I only buy a few tickets each year. The first game for which I purchased a ticket was this past Saturday's game with N. C. State. I would have expected that we would win the game but I was wrong. N. C. State looked so good. Every time that we did something good they would do something better. Certainly, N. C. State is a well coached and multi-talented team. Their quarterback and their receivers are very, very good. I took a picture at the game that I am showing. N. C. State won the game with a score of 45 to 28. Congratulations to N. C. State.
I must also report that Diana and I have had a genuine problem with a "Doe." He just adopted our home as being his home. For the past week he has been eating Diana's flowers, he has chewed her okra almost to the ground, and he decimated her potato crop. I was becoming very exasperated and concerned. Then, on Monday morning when Diana and I were walking the garden, I saw a strange sight. At first I thought that it was a plastic bag that had blown away into the planted area for the daylilies. I walked closer to take a better look. Then, to my surprise, I saw the little Doe that had been doing so much damage in our garden. He was dead and his hind leg was badly damaged. Diana called the County Agent and they said the Doe had been hit by a car; my friend David Arthur said that the Doe was attacked, perhaps by a Cyote. In any event the Doe was dead, and I am showing a picture of his lifeless body. Although the little Doe was causing much harm to our garden, we were still sad that he lost his life.
Tomorrow my good friend David Arthur and myself will plant seedlings from the Greenhouse into the outside soil. This is just about the perfect time to make the movement. It will be excellent for the seedlings. We will also probably plant seedlings into one gallon pots and leave them in the Greenhouse to bloom this coming spring.
Well you now have today's update from the Kennesaw Mountain Daylily Gardens.