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Crinum x powellii - exploring something new to flower in late summer

Every year we have fun trying out a number of new things. This year we are trying to grow Crinum, something we have seen in other gardens and the catalogues but have never tried before. 444 more words

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Spring Flowers In Our Greenhouse

Here are some captures of flowers, which temporarily are growing in our greenhouse. I’ll let the photos speak for themselves. 🏵️🌼🌺

Cosmic Orange Cosmos

Yellow Cocks Comb (Celosia cristata)



Dahlia - signifying dignity and elegance dahlias make striking garden plants and excellent cut flowers

The Dahlia flower represents dignity, elegance and a commitment and bond that will last forever.  They are therefore ideal cut flowers for celebrating love and marriage and we use them extensively in our wedding and celebration flowers ( 1,584 more words

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An Instrument of Grace

Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow cycles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace. 240 more words

How plants use day length to decide when to flower (Photoperiodism)

Photoperiodism is the response of an organism to the length of day or night. In many plants it is the mechanism by which plants determine the seasonal time of year and whether they should initiate flowering. 1,166 more words

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The Colony Community Garden In Early March

Finally, I made it over to The Colony Community Garden. If it is not sickness in our house, it is the rain that kept me away for a few weeks.About three weeks ago, I cut off the broccoli heads. 363 more words


Blooming Tulips

Blooming Tulip

The first tulips began to bloom. Minnie is very happy about it. ;)

This morning, two of our tulips opened up and began to show their prettiness. 20 more words