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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

April 20, 2009
8:02 PM

Post #6438043

We came from here...

http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/886394/#new

Show us your petunias for 2009! I will start! Here is a basket I recently bought. Actually I bought three, but took two apart for other projects becasue they were so thick.

I got five different colors from those baskets and we were all talking about seed, containers and what not on the earlyier part of this thread!

My basket here is a mixed bag of color and so there were no names, just colors so hopefully they will set seed, but time will only tell!

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

April 20, 2009
8:05 PM

Post #6438068

Here are my colors: Red

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

April 20, 2009
8:06 PM

Post #6438074

Salmon

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

April 20, 2009
8:07 PM

Post #6438079

Deep violet

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

April 20, 2009
8:09 PM

Post #6438084

Pink

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

April 20, 2009
8:10 PM

Post #6438092

and white!

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DIRTYGIRL71
Brandon, FL
(Zone 9b)

April 20, 2009
11:24 PM

Post #6439084

love snaggin' those bargin' baskets, too! The most fun comes from reviving the sickly ones.
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

April 20, 2009
11:30 PM

Post #6439124

Hey DIRTGIRL71 - I am preparing to make you your parcel! Catch me in the GPS later and I will post you back as soon as I am ready to mail!

I got a bargan pair of snapdragon flats.. hope I can make them grow too!

So hows the petunias down in FL?

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bluegrassmom
Lewisburg, KY
(Zone 6a)

April 21, 2009
9:36 AM

Post #6441135

How often do you fertilize petunias? I lost a million bell basket one time. It was on the south side with very little shade. :(

DIRTYGIRL71
Brandon, FL
(Zone 9b)

April 21, 2009
2:20 PM

Post #6441914

I snag my seeds from my snapdragons then just toss them in the landscape bed by the handfulls the next spring. Have had them come up in the lawn !! *LOL*

BlOSSOMBUDDY... catch you where?? *S*

here's a couple of shots I took this morning... all the white you see...is my petunias...

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DIRTYGIRL71
Brandon, FL
(Zone 9b)

April 21, 2009
2:20 PM

Post #6441921

and the other side of the landscape bed

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

April 21, 2009
2:46 PM

Post #6442047

Oh thats lovely, heres my GPS... go here!

http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/965415/

Im still hanging around here though to see how folks are doing their petunias!

Lovely beds there DIRTYGIRL71!

Here is one of my light pink petunias from last year.. I love this delicate color!

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

June 8, 2009
2:01 AM

Post #6656455

Purple...


Ok, million dollar question... I see these lovely baskets everywhere...how often should they be pinched?

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

June 8, 2009
12:04 PM

Post #6657696

pink pink

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

June 8, 2009
12:17 PM

Post #6657745

And yet another light pink...

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