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Bay Laurel For Pythian Games

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A Beautiful Bay Laurel for Pythian Games…

(Found on a walking tour at Lemurian Mouseion, City of Ladies, Lemuria.)

(copyright Imogen Crest 2008.)

Written by imogen88

July 8, 2008 at 10:25 am

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  1. I could see myself spinning a yarn or two and looking up and seeing this.
    Very very fitting for the Games.

    Anita Marie

    July 8, 2008 at 12:36 pm

  2. I see you reached the inner courtyards of the Mouseion and its wonderful gardens. I wonder if I could pluck a leaf to use in my stew next time?

    The pink magnolias were also beautiful this spring. 🙂

    porchsitter

    July 8, 2008 at 2:42 pm

  3. Rich and verdant Monika. What a magnificent tree.

    Heather Blakey

    July 8, 2008 at 2:58 pm

  4. Do the leaves smell nice if you pick them?

    jodhiay

    July 8, 2008 at 11:38 pm

  5. Thanks so much, everyone! Yes, Joanne, they smell really pungent.

    imogen88

    July 9, 2008 at 8:54 am

  6. And yes, Barbara, they sure are nice in stews!

    imogen88

    July 9, 2008 at 8:54 am

  7. Hi Monica,
    Now where in the City of Port Phillip do we have a BAY LAUREL…….its not called Bay because it grows near the sea is it……
    I can’t find it in my Garden book of Trees
    I have the Japanese Laurel which grows to about 4 metres …..
    Your one looks like a bigger tree and mine is a varigted leaf form …

    Beautiful …angie has Bay trees which she keeps clipped into big rounds
    the Garden Nursery in Middle Park said they would be worth at $3000 each and she has 4 of them in the front garden along the fence line quite beautiful………

    Lois ( Muse of the Sea) & Jessie Dog always in my Heart. 9.7.08

    lois (aka Druscilla)

    July 10, 2008 at 2:47 am

  8. I love laurel trees for obvious reasons (Lori = germanic version of Laurel).

    Lori

    July 12, 2008 at 7:46 pm

  9. We should start a Laurel tree fan club! 😉

    imogen88

    July 13, 2008 at 12:09 pm


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