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Page 4 The Leader The Week of September 20, 2010 lilies bring possibilities, elegant flair to landscapes True lilies may look exotic or to mid-September, he said. Many regal, showy or charming. To gar- are hardy from Zone 8 (Dallas. deners and florists alike, however, Texas) up to 4 (Northwood, Iowa) they' re all simply elegant, or even Zone 3 (Tomahawk, Wis.). "Despite their looks, true lilies True lilies grow from a fleshy also can be easy to grow if you bulbofoverlappingscalesthathave follow a few rules and choose vail- no protective covering. Each bulb cries that are suited to where you sends up a single stiff stem. Nar- live. The traditional time to plant is row, strap-like leaves grow in whorls mid-September to mid-October. To or spirals along the stem's know all their options, though, gar- entire length. Flower buds form on deners probably should start look- top. Each flower will have six pet- mg into lilies right now," said Ward als and six long, colorful anthers. Upham, Master Gardener program "Except for that. though, true coordinator tbr Kansas State Uni- lilies can vary m amazing ways. If versity Research and Extension nothing else, members of the Lilium Depending on variety, true lilies genus can range from 18 inches to can bloom any time from late May almost 10 feet tall," Upham said. QP:SUlI/Y s [.EPC2PR s_ • Fully Insured • g o/c Post Spadncj 4'o/’ Trus~Spadncj • 90 MPttWind foad 3,01bIrus5 Load • Site heparation available Each flower may have a stalk,overhardpan, though, thatjustmeans needed. (6) Deadhead spent flow- fastened to the stem at any angle you need to think in terms of soil ers. (7) Remove the dead plant de- from horizontal to vertical. The improvement and height." he said. brisinfall.(8)Dividebetbrethey're flowers themselves can face up, "Incorporating organic material into crowded enough to limit air move- down or outward. They cab look the planting site will improve the ment. like a trumpet, a.bowl, or "Turk's soilinseveralways.includingdrain- Choosing what to plant cap" (i.e.. have backwards-curving, age. If that alone may not be enough, Not every type or variety of lily reflexed petals). They can be bright think about how you can plant lilies will be easy to find, Upham warned. to pastel and almost any color ex- higher than normal soil level. A "And, unless you can shop for cept blue. slope, bermorraised-bedsitecanbe lilies growing in containers, your "'Easter and Madonna lilies are a routes to better drainage." best sources for getting started may single hue. But. many varieties have For Kansas "'where the lime- be a lily gardener or su pplier who contrasting color, too," he said. "It stone grows" Upham recom- lives nearby." he said. "'Lily bulbs can be in their throat, along mends peat (sphagnuml mossasthe don't go completely dormant their petal edges or even on their soil's organic amendment. Truelil- ever. So, they absolutely must not back. Just as often, though, it'll be ies tend to like slightly acidic soil. dry out before planting. And, vou in some kind of pattern of dots or and peat moss can help with that. should plant as soon as you get spots or strokes. Think 'tiger lily" Some true lilies do best in light them." and you'll understand whatl mean." shade under a tree or betweenIn its "Resources" section, the This diversity can make true lil- shrubs, hesaid.But, most like sunny North American Lily Society's ies seem confusing, Upham admit- sttes. If they don't get one, they'll Website/ pro- ted. Adding to the muddle, how- grow spindly and actually stretch vides links to regional lily societies ever. is (he fact that many garden toward the light, and to lily suppliers in Canada. plants with "lily'" in their name are "Unfortunately, the-experts dif- Europe and the United States. not true lilies. They aren't even -fer on how to define "sunny.'" ,"Most of North America.~ re- relatives. Upham said.:'InastatelikeKansas, gional societies have a bulb sale m "That's clear when you look at for example, summer sunlight can fallorspring,"Uphamsaid."What's theirscientific names," he said. "The get pretty intense. I suspect even offered will be limited only by their problem is their common names sun-loving lilies might retain their members' gardening interests and the ones they probably picked up color better With six or more hours growing zone." because their blooms reminded of sunlight per day, combined with He recommends that newcom- someone Of a true lily's flower." some afternoon protection." ers start with Asiatic bulbs. They" re These plants with misleadingExcept for that. he said. caring the most popular and easmst type to monikers include the daylily, water tor lilies is much like caring for find. Asiatics also are among the lily, sword lily, calla lily, lily of the other perennials: (1) Mulch them first to bloom, typically flowering valley and lily of the Nile. Others :well in fall. and protect them from m late spring or early summer. that aren't true lily kin are the Afri- late freezes in spring. (2) Be careful Among lilies, they offer one of the can. Amazon. Aztec, Barbados. not to break the tender shoots as widest color and size ranges. They belladonna~ blood, dog-toothed, they emerge. (3) While they're produce strong stems, sodon'ttypi- plantain and spider lilies, young, scratch and water in a bal- callyrequirestaking. For li lies. they The rules anced fertilizer, such as a 5-10-10 also multiply fair!yquickly, enlarg- Farand away. lilies' numberone or a 10-10-I0. Or, even better, fer- ing their original planting. requirementisgooddrainage.With- tilize according to soil test results. "Lily lovers often consider the outthat, they'relikelytogetsickor Provideafewsmallermealsthrough Asiatics to be the most durable freeze, the season. (4) Keep them well- group, too. In fact. if fans have a "Unless you've got heavy clay watered at least until they've criticism, it's just that compared to flowered -- but avoid getting their other lily types, the Asiatics come leaves wet. (5) Stake loosely, if upshortonfragrance,"Uphamsaid. Richmond, KS Haven, KS (800) 374-6988 (800) 208-9167 i mscltoenitobtauctioaB.’ont Public Auction Street, Geneva W i Start at 9:00 a.m. Lunch served by JHrs Sweet Shop DICK SCHOENHOLZ Real & Auction Service The following Personal Property will be sold at at the Fillmore County Fairgrounds, 641 N 5th Antiques & CollecUbles - Fillmore .Co Atlas, 1977.8arbie doRs, cinCnee and closet • Do~ihouse furniture. ParlOr table. Civil War WW!I and 01d West books, 4 gallon and 6 gallon Red Wing crocks :, Crock jar. SeversJ I:x:s. of3-qra~t~ aware• Large tYaJe granite coffee pot,• Srn~! ~ue granite coP,~ vol. Car qival prizes. See smoke!,,. Kerosene stove ug • 100 yr+ accorOm, n from Germany. works • The .~cho by Hohner hannonca • Lots of toys~ncludmg manure spreaders, sane inauer trac~S, p.,~, or~, trailers, tracters, maintainer, hay baler, disc. corn picker, crane tnJck, ora',#,ers • Avon terns and bottles• John Wayne Beers 6 ~, cans. McCoy lYanters • Large ~hickley ~u Box. Pat Pautey 19/260 Spring Treasures. turkey painting • JO 00~,ect~'s knP..e and case • Hunting knife, Made in Mexico• Eagle ;~ufine • Glass horse and animal figuri~s • Yard sticks, Pocket knife. Camivai glass • Turkey on nest. Collect.on of hens on nest. Adv 0ens and pieces. Doiis decor~ve • Ann=verssry clock. Rabbi- on nest. Blue granite roaster • Shickley Centenniai bank* Men's rings, tie dip. Vinegar cruet, Whiskey decanters • Moulh I~q~. Pitcher ~wi sin.all • Hats. Sewing machine drawers • Yellow pyrex bowl, Water ~cher • Book stroll • Beaded purses. Slide a scope.. Pyrex dis~s • Drop front desk. Table lamp. Jar • Floor lamps • Shoe stretcher. Juiner • ~azer strap • Eastlake towei rack. Tavern chairs. Parlor la~e. round. 3ff x 30% Dining Chai~s. 4 w;,mven seats 1 not. China cabinet w~th cur,,ed giass • ,Desk, High chair • Mantle clack • Loveseat with wine colored velvet. Commode with towel rack. Oak corner cupboard, 25" x 20". Book,case, 3 g~ass doors 4 shelves• .'.~ntwood hat rack • Hull vase: USA 109-8. Winter,~mer jaquard covert • Matching dresser and commode, wl~te ~ tops. 2-oval flames curved glass • Double bed, chest drawers, dresser with 3 mirrors, seat • iron Ioy fl.~ wagon with ho'ses, 2 riders. Magazine hold~ • Misc. china, lg29 • k~tal coota.mer, "Bread and Cake'. 11x14 • Enamelware bucket with lid and handle1 8")(9' "Large white pitcher. S~.=d • Shlekley h~stow books. Oil iamp, White i-,obnail dresser tamps. Leather pouch, red. v/ni',~, biue beadwo,.k • Saddle, serial no. 1055, !247-6969. Metal side table wi~ birds. Train whisLle • Salem Memmon.~e MCC sale items. Meat saw. 3 Blue lightning rod balls. 2-chiid,'en's chab's • Table, end tables, record table. Bread box (~in) • Post cards, 1800's on. Cap ~ • Jewethj • Adv p~eces-including Harley and Pyzer b.~[!iet pencil, Ohiowa, NE, Bullseye pocket watch, pocket knives. Old books: old children's books, Jefferson Co. Atlas, 1776-1976. White milk glass iarge vase. Pen and pencil collegian • Small k~up collection, some banks. Cream can. Old chair • Coc.kbooks • Cookie jar, milk glass. Cal~s • Meyta9 oil c~,1. C%,al m~or • Ve~t Easter Egg tree. Hail t;ee tousehold Items - Kitchen t~le. 42"x2’x2~" • K~hen table and chairs. Dresser ~ m~,,Tor ~ chest of drawers. Dresser- King size bed. Double beds. Hide a bed* Single bed, wrought iron, black, new. GE refrigerator, white. Piano, blonde • Milk coolers* Swivel chair. Swi',,'~ r~ker - (X-'casicna~ chai~s • End tab!e • Font stool • Serving cad • Recliner • Magazine rack • Safe" File cabinet, 3 drawer..: 1 ~ • Office char • 2 drawer file cabinet. Sentnj safe. Large file CaChet= 2 drawer, 2 door. File cabinet, t drawer • Hutch. Glider rocker- Corner TV ~/stend • Rec~nar • Tab':.e. 2 leaves: 2 cha~: Lg frame m~rmr-FIoor and ~ iam l~ • D~. S,:mai!d~lay case. Glass shell cupboard. 2 glass s~iding doors • Bookcases. Microwave stand. Storage chest:,che~, el era~.s • Sale, 23 x 17 ~lL"e cream :reezer • OlSr:es• C~e pans. Mix~ tx~. 19,,',',',',',',',',~s • Knives and holder, Roi~ng ~.. St .o2e~,~e ~.. P~c L-~aket • ,destroys.. • ~f~me~ ~. ~ts -;~r~,~ ~,~r~=~ ~o~e~t ~a~P coffee maker • 4 pc Bone china lunch set • Hand m~xer • Waffle con • Senae~ • :~p~r, vare • =upparware • rcorene o~s,~es an.3 o~ ~-rut, r,,. .................... • Toaster. Kitchen uten~ls • George Foreman grill. POts and pans • Campbelfs soup bowls" B~e =nner • Micr~wa:;e di.~es • Can o~[:Knifeam,~:/~tt~,, ~w~ ~Cuttingboerd~Figuones~Storage~dresse~hest~Glessware~Wat`er~'j~g=~co~er~L:~s~ctncr~este~G~reP~I~`es~ ~u~aa``~`~r~.~ ~P'=~`~'~'~;~o'" ~""u "~": and supplies. Hamper • Sheep upnght vac. Box fan. Clocks • Treadmill .Shelving • Panosonic ~rignt vac. Electnc Smith Corona lype.writ~ • w~l~re pleurae • L~ames.arm t s Canon 3brain cam~,ra with alia ~ and lens Paterson ph~',O ~Oor.=r L.eram~: ferns ~ao,ng macmne puzzles. Table dethes. QuIt machine. Home ntermr item • " .. ' c • -. . ~ .. • .,~ . " ,! ... • Christmas items, ceramic. Numerous cul~, glasses, Comer flower stand. 5' tail. Fern stand • Paper shredder • Pot holders. TV trays. Luggage, Money clips • emymg cards. Travel =arm. Folding ct~rs • Lamp. Briefcase. Aecu Check machine • Afghan. Knick,~s, Floor iam~ ; Elect~c ~ng mocl~: R~ ~o~1 ~ne set. Books. Onkyo synthis~zer stereo recah'er. Emerson VHS player. Sound Design cassette playeorec~oer • ~!a.,g • ~,~ N?c~,,an,~u p~aye~ ,'urn table, AM/FM radio • JVC cassette playerkecorder • Daeweo l'V with conv~er • RCA TV wan convener, t"role~cr screen.. ~'t,Jres ar~ ptct'.Jre frames • uvern~jn~ oag • Clock radio • Several long play records, Bankers • Bed linens • F.:Howe • Shelves on wheels • Scrapbooks. Telephones • Touch !stops • Christmas wreath. Singer sawing machine • Grader and sifter, Scrabi~e game Tools - Hand sews. Hedge tdmmers, Batte~ charger. Horn.elite chain saw • Hand culivator • l~m~ous toot b~xes • Screwdri'#ers, hammers. Grass hand seeder. Tree saw" Hand scythe • Numerous garden tools. Bleck and Decker hedge ~lmmer, 'Weed eater, gas power • Files. Garden ~oder • B~ace and bits. Avan-~ 12' band ~w Asso.P.~=ent of hand tools. Clarke drill press. C'raftman wood lathe. 36. Rockweil joiner. Smafi table saw* Sanders. Hand truck. Makita sawzali • Am,"nunif~on, Tore rake and vac, electric • Misc. garden supplies, tools, rubber hoses • Refinishing supplies, paint brushes • 5'x5' scaflclding, 8 sections witt~ braces 4 ~s~rs w,th brakes, excei~ent Condition, near new. Bench grinder, Level • Square • Router table • Black and Decker wod~ mate • Screw jack • Hand ssyt~. Pruner. Tooi box • Spli,*tin9 wed,.ge. Vise grips • Ft~x jack• Utdity cart. Grease guns. Hand sprayers • C--Clar'nps • Small air co • Hedge trimmer. Sho/els • Rakes. For~ • Fost h-3~e d~gger • 8roo~.,s • Hoes. Splitting maul • Bolt cutter • 2-vises Miscellaneous - M~ ~ow blewer • Yard ornaments. Fruit iars. jelly jars. Garden hose. C~iid's swing set" Small wagon pull behind lawnmower • Lawn swing g ider • C ay flower pots. Push mower • Old b cycles. 3. Tractor ~a:,~ spne~J • Blue granite canner • Tackle box and f::shing sullies. Gas cans. Exlension ~rds. Step ladder. Naps 10W-30 case of oil. Sprinkler. 7x35 Mer~ry binoculars. ~ nafi. Hunting knives, filet kn re" Gun c eah r~ kit. Fishing poles and supplies- Log ~a n • Golf dubs TOyS - Hot Wheels cars collection and track. Electh’ train and track Marx. Toy co,,'nbin~s, Gleaner, New Holland. Toy machine shed. Roii~ng Acres barn and accessories • Handmade waoon and hayrack. 2 white year bears, lg92-t~7- Large red and white bear, good shape. Toy farm machinery. Eie~ric feotbaii game. I~om.~ Interior dolls • Toy traclore and machine • 8am P O, Box, Case Steam engine and threshing machine. JD toy wagon Vehicles & Mowers - 2oo4 Fo~ Explorer Sport Trac XLT, 4x4, 4dr, pw. pl, pm air, heat rear air and heat sunroof, duai air bags, door enlry io~. ~ox cover 40 V6 autematic transmis,,~on, 73,200 miles, flex fuel • 1972 Cadillac Deville, V8, automatic transmission, pw. ps, pl. radio, heater and air, 4 dr sedan, green • 8!ack and Decker electric mower, 197 rear bag. LawrVFlile push mower, Toro snow thrower. Leaf bl~,er • Wards edger. Mussy f’~rk V ,."n~wer: rear bagger i Alda Mae Krejci, Virgil Swartzendruber Estate, Christie Andersen, Ronald Barnett, Owners 824 G St, Geneva, NE 68361 759-3601 (office), 353-6325 (home) Noon to 2 p.m. 404 N 9th St, Geneva 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. 708 N 8th St, Genevar These two listings are exceptional propedies in an economical pdce range. Each home is very unique and you must take a personal tour for yourself to appreciate what these properties have to offer! Max Bergen, Broker Carlene Whitehead, BIERGEN RFAL ESTATE 107 A~)~th 9tlt • ()'e/;e~ zt. A;E o ’4()2) Zqg- fi. ~) l li'hsitc l~'/2.'cmc,'t.t'om " 7