Now Perfuming the Neighborhood…



You can't walk past my house now without being nearly knocked over by the scent of my 'Casablanca' lilies.

I like to think I'm altering the mood here in Saratoga Springs, inspiring peace, love, and sex in all passersby.


  1. I cannot be the only person who thinks lilies smell vile. Look beautiful, smell like decay.

  2. If you don’t like the smell of lilies, plant something like tuberoses.

    Personally, I think lily scent wafting through the summer air is divine.

  3. Love your photo~! One year I had to “stake” my Casablanca Lilies by tying them into the low hanging branches of the River Birch they were planted under- like 7 feet tall and FRAGRANT!

  4. Do any of you have problems with lily leaf beetles? Other than vigilance & squishing, has anyone found a remedy? They have DECIMATED my lily collection.

  5. We love going green and believe everyone should start to grow their own food. Its a much better way to stay healthy and to create less carbon emissions. I love Romain Lettuce. There are also some fruit trees that are great to grow. Very Easy. Also if interested check out this cheap plant store online.

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  6. I also can not stand the smell of lilies. We were at Longwoods for Lilypoluza, if I had a puffer I would have been using it. I remained inside as long as I could for my honey, but I got woozy and had to get out. I love lilies, but only plant the non scented kind. Otherwise I do hunt for the scented flowers.

  7. I raise both orientals and asiatics… can’t find any fragrance from any of it my nose??? I can smell most things a mile off…not my lilies.

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