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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 1, 2009
2:37 AM

Post #7011016

first day of Autumn in the Northern hemisphere, first day of spring Down under.
Magnolia Stellata beside a pink camellia at my front gate

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 1, 2009
3:56 AM

Post #7011375

Blueberry...
still very small is meant to get to 60cm by 60cm.
Might be half that.

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 1, 2009
3:59 AM

Post #7011388

Grape hyacinth, somewhat under rated flower.
blooming en masse they make a stunning display.
Up close they are so dainty

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 1, 2009
4:02 AM

Post #7011397

not a showy flower but the bright red berries that follow look great contrasted against the foliage

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soilsandup
Sacramento, CA
(Zone 9a)

September 2, 2009
5:22 AM

Post #7016201

Hi Dalfrye - looks like there are two September in the garden threads!
Is that the edible blueberry blueberry? I am hoping to grow a couple of shrubs next year too. I love them.
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 2, 2009
8:16 AM

Post #7016325

yes the Blueberry is an edible dwarf variety, meant to get to 60cm by 60cm but only half that.
Very slow growing.
I'd like a bigger one too, now that I know they can survive in my garden :-)
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 2, 2009
8:23 AM

Post #7016328

Peony on it's way.
this is a really nice red one I got from Mum.
No scent which is a shame but I have a white one that is highly scented.
I'd like more peonies but they are so expensive!
We are looking at a few late frosts so hope my spring flowers survive.
Have to go put my baby tomato back under cover.
I have nursed it along all winter, took several lateral cuttings in autumn but only one made it - but it is forked so I can probably get two plants out of it.

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 2, 2009
4:24 PM

Post #7017383

Ok, here is SW's link.. for those of us who are bouncing! He is in the fall of his gardening.

http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1033506/#new

Dalfyre, that hyacinth pic is stunning! they are all wonderfull! I wish we could skip winter and head right into spring from fall.
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 2, 2009
7:09 PM

Post #7017992

Dalfyre, I am just starting to plant spring bulbs! Need to get the shovel, stringline and marker posts to line out my border. I am alternating spring bulb groups with daylilies.

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 3, 2009
10:03 AM

Post #7020168

that sounds nice, I have seen the pics of day lilies & am tempted...
I wonder how they would go along the front border, I could always make the lawn area smaller...
I put some giant scilla in where I have trimmed the shrubbery back. Look forward to seeing if they like it there as much as they have in the rose garden.
I also shifted my Satin Flower to this garden, hope it survives as it is quite a pretty flower.
Think day lilies would like it here?
The far corner is where I have my hellebores & white violets.
am slowly putting in more woodland type plants, would love trilliums but it gets dryish over summer, the silver birch just hoovers up water!
I have Solomon's Seal that fills part of the area over summer & a few months ago added Japanese anemones , pink & white, hopefully both types come up.
I also put in lily of the valley, no idea if that survived winter.
I keep looking at the spot where I planted it but no sign yet, mind you it does tend to sulk when shifted.

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 3, 2009
3:24 PM

Post #7020963

Daylilies like it pretty much anywhere as long as they can get at least 8 hours of sun minimum. They prefer sun mostly though and a good well drained soil, pretty much like most bulbs. Thats why I am alternating them in a border. By the time the bulbs are done the daylilies are grassy and hiding the diebacks on the spring bulbs.

I usually put the spring bulbs in one gallon nursey cans a few bulbs in each and sink them in the ground, then when it comes time to lift and divide, the can be found easier and the derned moles dont disrupt them.

I have been wanting a magnolia.. those big dinner plate flowered pink ones! Dont know the variety, but they are gorgeous! Got peonies! They are on the wain here.
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 4, 2009
10:34 AM

Post #7024386

hmmm - possibly magnolia grandiflora?
I don't think day lilies would like that spot then, perhaps in with the roses where it gets all day sun.
But there is not much room in there for them. Oh well perhaps in my next garden...
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 4, 2009
11:05 AM

Post #7024434

We just recently mowed our beds and I need to get after the grass but the roughs are my daylilys!

Ignor that mess in the hoophouse...thats a project under aaaaa-hem construction...gets a tad overgrown this time of year!

The really tall bed dead away is needing mowing yet. its such a disaster this time of year!

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 4, 2009
11:20 AM

Post #7024459

yeah, that probably is the magnolia. All I know it its huge and lovely!
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 6, 2009
6:20 AM

Post #7031233

my babies are opening out, first time growing anemones

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 6, 2009
6:24 AM

Post #7031238

poppies again

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soilsandup
Sacramento, CA
(Zone 9a)

September 6, 2009
9:19 PM

Post #7033403

Dalfyre - my white anenomes are one of my earliest blooms in late winter too. I don't have any blues like yours - that is a lovely color; so is your poppies.
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 8, 2009
1:12 AM

Post #7038456

Oh that blue is lovely! And the poppies too!

I need to get out to the woods and take some more shots. Got run out by a snake the other day... so as soon as my teeth quit quivering... I will get on back out there.

I think it is sooo neat you are having what we have in the spring bloom now! Kinda hard to adjust my blonde thinking that its fall with all those lovelys! Silly question.. you do call this time of year fall? Or no?
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 8, 2009
2:00 AM

Post #7038685

we seldom use the term fall - just call it autumn and of course that is when you would be starting spring.
Topsy turvey land here:)

September/Oct/Nov is spring
December/Jan/Feb is summer
March/April/May is autumn
June/July/August winter

I was a June bride & the sun did shine...
but it was bitterly cold even with a 'fur' cape
It was made from plastic bunnies ;)

One of my new babies, Skimmia japonica

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 8, 2009
3:22 AM

Post #7039001

LOL!! Ditto.. June is a wonderful month. Ours was a sunny summer day and weather was lovely!

Now that is a different japonica than I am used to! I will have to dig in my files for mine...

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 8, 2009
3:25 AM

Post #7039013

Ok, wrong pic, well, yeah, its a japonica, but that one is just emerging from the dirt in spring...

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 8, 2009
5:49 AM

Post #7039340

the little blue flowers beneath it look like something I have in my garden...

BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 8, 2009
11:57 AM

Post #7039592

Im not sure what that lil blue is, but I think it might be creeping charlie. Its every where. Kinda pretty, but invasive. More like a weed here.
haighr
Hagerstown, MD
(Zone 6a)

September 8, 2009
6:12 PM

Post #7040819

dalfyre you have a lovely spot there in the trees, looking very lush your way this time of year.
BB, looks like we will be counting on dalfyre to get us through our winter here!
I love the magnolias but around here they just don't bloom long enough to make them worthwhile as a garden accent.
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 8, 2009
9:11 PM

Post #7041450

lush is an understatement when it comes to my grass...
I have hurt my back & cannot push the mower.'And it has been a bit too wet as well so the grass is way too long.
I am lucky to have good neighbours who mow our grass verge.
You see some places where one person will cut the grass as far as their boundary & leave the rest because it is not their grass.
sometimes it is the tiniest strip, looks ridiculous.
So I am really lucky that on both sides I have folks that will push the mower that little bit further so the whole lot looks even.
I do the same when I mow - when the house next door was empty I was the only one mowing that side.
I also helped them out by spraying round up over the fence...
there were some nasty noxious weeds coming up & one ivy was trying to head over the fence to my place.
I managed to get that under control...
my hubby thought I was nuts taking care of someone else's garden but hey it needed me :)

haighr
Hagerstown, MD
(Zone 6a)

September 9, 2009
11:50 AM

Post #7043402

Not crazy at all , gotta do what you gotta do to keep things tidy even if it includes the neighbors.
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 9, 2009
12:25 PM

Post #7043469

You guys are lucky you dont have neighbors from H. We got some that crab at everything. Its ok for one, but if the other does it look out and so forth and then we got the great neighbors too. Some just seem hell bent on destroying others. Gotta be the booze. A lot of them careless and dont appreciate anything.

I gotta guy down the road his large and small animals run at large digging up and ruining things, another drives all over where he shouldnt and then a few who keep themselves gorgeous. Its a poor area so we just do what we can and if we can help someone great. If not.. not much we can do. Then theres the hunters that abuse priveleges poaching and tromping and just making life miserable for all.
haighr
Hagerstown, MD
(Zone 6a)

September 9, 2009
2:28 PM

Post #7043862

Dang that all sounds nasty BB. I hate to hear of folks so out of control and having no respect for others' property and such. It is terrible that the laws do so little to protect respectable homeowners from the ravages of out of control folks.
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 9, 2009
7:15 PM

Post #7044842

I think it is the lack of respect that makes them do nasty to others. Its quite sad actually. They think that as long as they can push someone around that is power. Personally, I think greater power comes from a more gentler soul.


Well, I am going to have to scout the garden for any new bloomers.

The only thing I got new here was a couple of freebies from a floral shop that I visited today. I saw a striking spider plant that was the richest looking green and the babies were striped. And a lighter maroon sweet potato to which she gave me cuttings of both! She had a beautiful diclorus to which she said I coud have some beans off of, but the beans were not ripe yet so I will have to go back. I will have to bring her something. That was so nice of her!

Right now I am headed to the GPS to pot the lil spiders and need to put the sweet potatoes in water.
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 11, 2009
10:07 AM

Post #7050524

I have done some plant swapping with my boss - she gave me hellebores & I gave her pink violets.
I am eying some white violets to surprise her with, they are slow growing but I managed to get two new clumps started right beside each other...
so I can spare one :-)
Must ask her if the Solomon's Seal bits I gave her took.
The gardens at work have a few donations from me...
penstemon, nemesia, roses, grape hyacinth, tazetta narcissus, mini agapanthus.
I have a lot of perennials that need dividing & often nowhere to put them, so swapping with friends & family is better than dumping good plants.

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 11, 2009
11:20 AM

Post #7050589

Swapping is good!

That blue is lovely
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 13, 2009
5:14 AM

Post #7057982

more camellias coming out...

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 13, 2009
5:16 AM

Post #7057988

just opened...
the colour fades a bit once it is open a while

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soilsandup
Sacramento, CA
(Zone 9a)

September 14, 2009
5:29 AM

Post #7061810

Dalfyre - I get a lot of my plants from swapping too. Too bad you live so far away - would love to swap with you too LoL.
In my garden ... my one and only white Amaryllis belladonna - it was pure white last year, showing some tinges of pink this year.

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soilsandup
Sacramento, CA
(Zone 9a)

September 14, 2009
5:31 AM

Post #7061813

white butterfly ginger - a prolific spreader. I have had to end up throwing a bunch of these away since they spread so fast.

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soilsandup
Sacramento, CA
(Zone 9a)

September 14, 2009
5:32 AM

Post #7061815

one of my border dahlias

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soilsandup
Sacramento, CA
(Zone 9a)

September 14, 2009
5:36 AM

Post #7061820

My first dinnerplate dahia (Kevin floodlight) still going strong - this has had blooms for about 4 weeks now

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 14, 2009
12:27 PM

Post #7062231

Very pretty guys!!!!

I posted my fall blooms or should I say non blooms on SW's September in the garden...the bloomers around my neck of the woods are definietly waining, but the color of fall is beginning to abound!

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haighr
Hagerstown, MD
(Zone 6a)

September 14, 2009
1:46 PM

Post #7062495

You guys are still really bloomin. I still have quite a bit in bloom myself, zinnias, sedums, phlox and clematis just to name a few. Guess I better get some pics taken.
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 14, 2009
2:58 PM

Post #7062752

My sedums are bloom. I wished I had zinnias.. those are always so pretty!
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 15, 2009
5:25 AM

Post #7065815

went to see My Mum today & came home with more poppies - this time Flanders poppy, I have a couple in the garden already but more will look better.
Mum also gave me some sweet violets - i have a pink one & a white one but not he usual purple scented one.
Hopefully they will all take off.
While I was planting I put in one of the rose cuttings I got last time Mum visited, it is from 'Compassion' so I put as near the front door as I could.
I love the scent of that rose.
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 15, 2009
11:26 AM

Post #7066117

dalfyre, do you save seeds? If you do, that woudl be a great way to do some long distance trading!
haighr
Hagerstown, MD
(Zone 6a)

September 15, 2009
2:07 PM

Post #7066531

I wish I had more of a variety of poppies, just can't seem to get the seed to come up.
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 15, 2009
2:21 PM

Post #7066579

I cant seem to get poppies to grow at all either.
haighr
Hagerstown, MD
(Zone 6a)

September 15, 2009
4:23 PM

Post #7067068

I got the orange ones, but all the other seed I have tried has failed.
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 15, 2009
4:32 PM

Post #7067107

Heck, I tried plants of the orange ones and no go! LOL!

I tried the big poddded seed too and no go.
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 16, 2009
8:34 PM

Post #7071180

I do save poppy seed, & would happily post some to you but not sure if that would be legal?
NZ has such strict bio control laws but perhaps it would be ok to go the other way.
As long as it is declared then the customs guys can figure out if it is allowed or not.
So, note to self - next autumn save seeds for sharing :)
I did give away a lot of seeds for the opium poppies & they grew for my friend.
Mum is trying to grow some camellia cutting we took from here.
We just snipped bits off & she stuck them into pots.
Mum has rooting powder at home so if need be we can try again using that.
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 17, 2009
1:13 AM

Post #7072393

well, all ya can do is ask customs whats legal.

I know we can get pod poppies off ebay...done that before for the big suckers and they did not grow.

Shipping plants is one thing, shipping seed might be another., customs might be funny depending where you are from.

I think there is a poppy forum here some wheres!
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 18, 2009
8:22 AM

Post #7076717

it is raining here - yay!
Funny how seeing the garden drying out changes your out look on rain :)
I hadn't noticed these coming out, forget their name but they are pretty

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 18, 2009
8:24 AM

Post #7076718

And the pansies are always good value

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 18, 2009
8:25 AM

Post #7076719

later flowering camellia...
just opening up now.

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 18, 2009
8:28 AM

Post #7076721

more camellias

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 18, 2009
12:54 PM

Post #7077050

How gorgeous! I love pansys. They have gotten pretty expensive out here.

Im thinking alstomera or (SP) on that pink maybe? Does that ring a bell? I could be waaay off though!
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 20, 2009
5:07 AM

Post #7083203

:-) nope not alstromeria but the pic wasn't really good enough for an id.
It was my Chita girls' birthday today.
15 years old!
This is her camellia - she won this going Best Open In Show at a Dalmatian Specialty.
That was 11 years ago & I kept it on a pot then planted it here 7 years ago.
Then it had a bit of an accident & snapped in two.
I pushed the snapped bit into the soil thinking it was a long shot for it to survive.
The bit with the roots attached died.
As you can see the other piece did ok.

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haighr
Hagerstown, MD
(Zone 6a)

September 21, 2009
6:22 PM

Post #7088188

You all are really blooming. I have finally seen my vigna bloom. Kinda looks like the same colors as in your lovely camillia Dalfyre.


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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 22, 2009
3:02 AM

Post #7090234

I looked away for a moment & next thing the blue bells are up

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 22, 2009
3:08 AM

Post #7090255

a different pink camellia...
I ran out between rain showers to take pics

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 22, 2009
3:10 AM

Post #7090265

in only three weeks my peony has come up & now has flower buds

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 22, 2009
3:13 AM

Post #7090286

love that peony bud...

Hey, I thought camellias were only white! Awesome girl! Thanks for showing me pink!

Never tried growing them but I dont think they are zone compatible...

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 22, 2009
5:54 AM

Post #7090696

I have red camellias too...
and a two tone one, white with pink edges

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 22, 2009
5:58 AM

Post #7090705

I have 8 camellia bushes, two red, one white the rest different pinks

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soilsandup
Sacramento, CA
(Zone 9a)

September 22, 2009
7:03 AM

Post #7090815

Hi Teresa - we must be from sister cities. Sacramento is known as the Camellia capital - all the older homes have camellias and the park around the capitol building has tons of them. Some of mines do well, but others are kind of scraggly. My sasanqua camellias should be blooming in a few months. Since it is spring for you, yours must be at their prime now. Your camellias look great!!
soilsandup
Sacramento, CA
(Zone 9a)

September 22, 2009
7:12 AM

Post #7090832

Some September blooms for me - crinum and white Japanese anenome. These crinums have't bloomed in about 4 years, but I was pleasantly surprised with three spikes this year. I did not have the heart to cut them.

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soilsandup
Sacramento, CA
(Zone 9a)

September 22, 2009
7:14 AM

Post #7090836

Teresa - could your pink/reddish flowers with the yellow/black center be ixia?
Here are some asters and autumn joy.

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 22, 2009
7:27 AM

Post #7090851

I am not sure if that flower is an Ixia, I do have an Ixia that is a pretty pink & slightly different.
That will flower in summer.
I have orange sparaxia despite my attempts to pull it out.
I have thinned it to respectable levels though & used round up to eradicate it in one spot where it had completely taken over.
It does look nice with he blue of the mini agapanthus.
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 22, 2009
7:32 AM

Post #7090856

doh - the mystery flower is a sparaxia...
http://s75.photobucket.com/albums/i294/dalfyre/?action=view¤t=mysterysolved.jpg

haighr
Hagerstown, MD
(Zone 6a)

September 22, 2009
8:45 PM

Post #7092885

Oh so pretty. Those asters and sedum look real good together.
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 27, 2009
12:49 AM

Post #7107788

new aquilegia - no idea how I managed to score a pure white one, I have blue & purple here as well as taking seed from some yellow ones.

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 27, 2009
12:51 AM

Post #7107797

my nemesia is looking a bit bedraggled after days of rain

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 27, 2009
1:23 AM

Post #7107896

Giant Scilla
Mum gave me a couple of bulbs...
It has spread quite nicely
http://www.paghat.com/scillaperuviana.html

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 27, 2009
1:25 AM

Post #7107903

Solomon's Seal

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 27, 2009
1:28 AM

Post #7107914

Lily of the Valley, wasn't sure if it would survive being transplanted to here but it seems to have forgiven me & is coming up.
I moved some years ago & it sulked for about three years before showing itself.
Just in time to be dug out in the landscaping revamp.

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 27, 2009
1:30 AM

Post #7107919

one of my favourite trees - the red blooms are really vibrant

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 27, 2009
1:32 AM

Post #7107931

close up of the flower, not open yet but still making a splash

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 27, 2009
1:34 AM

Post #7107940

looking up the driveway

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haighr
Hagerstown, MD
(Zone 6a)

September 27, 2009
1:54 AM

Post #7108027

You are certainly coming into full bloom there very soon dalfyre. Don't know what that tree is but what a beauty! Wow, be sure to post when it blooms as well. All that white looks so new and fresh, we have been in rain all day and about 60 so we are heading into the cold, now you need to keep us warm with your spring and summer!
Candee
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 27, 2009
2:17 AM

Post #7108106

http://www.anniesannuals.com/signs/d - g/embothrium_coccineum_cfb.htm

It seems to manage the frosts here ok, it can sucker - I have a new tree coming up a few metres away from the parent.


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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 28, 2009
8:53 AM

Post #7111764

Giant scilla

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 28, 2009
11:57 AM

Post #7111956

Pretty!
haighr
Hagerstown, MD
(Zone 6a)

September 28, 2009
12:03 PM

Post #7111970

Interesting, so many tiny little flowers all making one nice giant.
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 29, 2009
3:23 AM

Post #7115184

the flowers are such a pretty blue, really love them.
I bought some new plants today, put them into the garden, except for a mini clematis that I just put into a bigger pot.
I couldn't resist another white azalea but it is a different variety, my others are Azalea indica, this one is a Rutherford hybrid 'Alaska'.
I still would like to put a rhodie in behind it against the fence.
There was a lovely one on TradeMe for $16.50...
Decisions decisions.

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 29, 2009
3:25 AM

Post #7115192

my baby clematis in it's new pot, I under planted with pansies to act as living mulch...
if they don't do the job I might switch to alyssum.

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 29, 2009
3:29 AM

Post #7115215

my little corner of the terrace, I potted up 3 hebes as well as taking some herb cuttings & the clematis today.
The rose is one Mum gave me, Compassion.
I have already transferred one direct to the garden - I didn't want to risk having both cuttings in the same pot.

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haighr
Hagerstown, MD
(Zone 6a)

September 29, 2009
12:13 PM

Post #7115798

So nice to see you getting into the swing of things in the garden dalfyre especially since we are shutting down for the winter. It is exciting to think of you there in your part of the world looking forward to a spring and summer while we prepare to shovel snow and ice, yikes.
The white azalea is beautiful, so fragile looking. Mine actually bloomed a couple times again this year. I don't have white but I have one that is white with atouch of light rose. I have several rhodies and they just don't want to bloom. I think in 20 years of having one it bloomed twice and the others I have about the same. I put my coffee grounds on them and that seems to inspire a few blooms but not much of a showing for the age of the plants.
haighr
Hagerstown, MD
(Zone 6a)

September 29, 2009
5:53 PM

Post #7116805

Just dropping in to share my vigna caracalla which is now in bloom, almost forgot I had taken the photo 2 days ago, just got them uploaded last night.

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haighr
Hagerstown, MD
(Zone 6a)

September 29, 2009
5:53 PM

Post #7116808

Yes BB same ones just another thread :-)

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haighr
Hagerstown, MD
(Zone 6a)

September 29, 2009
5:53 PM

Post #7116812

And finally

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 29, 2009
7:37 PM

Post #7117085

love the colours on that vigna, reminds me of some of the magnolias around here.
There are quite a few different ones, from pure white to deepest burgundy & many shades between :)
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 29, 2009
8:07 PM

Post #7117166

That vigna is very interesting!
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 30, 2009
7:08 AM

Post #7118925

Last day of September...
that went fast!
Fingers crossed we start October with some sunshine :-)
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 30, 2009
12:19 PM

Post #7119254

I dont know if there is a thread started yet.. but I will do it if it aint!
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 30, 2009
12:22 PM

Post #7119265

Oo[s! Did not know you volunteered first dalfyre.. you go ahead and do the link! Maybe we will have just one October then? Linke SW's September there too!
haighr
Hagerstown, MD
(Zone 6a)

September 30, 2009
3:19 PM

Post #7119839

Thanks it is quite unusual. Think I am gonna have to do something with it this evening as it is supposed to go down to 44 and my tropicals should not be out below 50.
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 30, 2009
3:31 PM

Post #7119873

Well, I have some how managed to find more room in the house...bringing the plants in made for a good excuse to clean up junk to toss! Seems things can sure pile up.
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 30, 2009
7:42 PM

Post #7120664

http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1043621/

October thread...
I woke to a coo,l grey day, sometimes spring & autumn weather is so similar it is only the plants flowering that gives it away.

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