(Deb) Pensacola, FL(Zone 8a)

Still new to the system. Just give me a couple of days to figure things out. This a big hello to everyone. I just read a couple of introduction and I didn't know you were suppose to tell your whole life's story. Well here goes. I'm a wife of 14 years with a great husband to boot. A mother of two wonderful boys; one is 14 the other is 8. I'm from the island of Guam but I love it here in the states. Can't beat having so many things to do around here and so many places to go to. I just started getting into gardening even though I grew up helping my mom in her garden. Now that we have our own place I decided that it was time that the yard had more than just a lawn. Working on putting in a perennial garden. I've had success on tall bearded irises, dahlias, hostas, mexican sages, russian sage and also pineapple sage (which has a wonderful sent plus it's good for cooking with). But also had some faliure on my gladiolas. Well that is all for now. It is great hearing from all the other gardeners. Thanks for the warm welcome. Hafa Adai! Which is hello and good-bye in Chamorro.

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Jay, OK(Zone 6a)

Hi pearl!
I am new too, and trying to figure things out.
It is nice to "meet" ya, and I look forward to chatting with you.
Take care,

Murfreesboro, TN(Zone 7a)

Welcome, Pearl! If you get lost, just give a shout - we'll help you find your way to wherever you were wanting to go. (Better than leaving a trail of breadcrumbs.....)

Bay City, MI(Zone 6a)

welcome from michigan! you've landed in a great garden-have fun and i'll see ya around.

Welcome Pearl from the Sunflower State'Looking forward to your posts' See ya 'round the garden,Sis'

(Deb) Pensacola, FL(Zone 8a)

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Philadelphia, PA(Zone 6b)

Hey Pearl!!
Nice to meet you!!
You and I have some things in common already, married the same time and kids about the same age too!!
Plus we both like to play in the dirt.

Georgetown, TX(Zone 8a)

Hi, Pearl, I think I remember you looking for oleander cuttings, is that correct? I still have a big old bush with fragrant creamy flowers if you want them, but will have to look up when to make the cuttings, as I think it's late summer. I also love sages. Maybe we'll trade. And if you're a different Pearl, that's just fine. Aimée

Jacksonville, TX(Zone 8b)


Welcome to Dave's Garden!! You will find the members here to be wonderful, nice, and very helpful. I'm sure that you will fit in wonderfully!!

Glad that you came to "grow" with us!

(Dave's wife)

Mason, MI

Welcome, Pearl!
This is the best gardening site that there is!
Oscarsdotter :-)

Oklahoma City, OK(Zone 7a)

Welcome from the heart of dixie...

Troy, VA(Zone 7a)

Hi and welcome Pearl - Pensacola must be quite lovely. My son goes there from time to time with his family!!

(Deb) Pensacola, FL(Zone 8a)

A big "HELLO" again to everyone. I've been off the map for awhile. Still new to the system. I am truely into gardening here in Pensacola. Sorry I didn't reply to everyone on my Welcome Mat. But I'm back.

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