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Old June 21st, 2008, 08:34 PM
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Originally Posted by aslan View Post
Well i've seen them growing in great big patches in ditches along the side of the road, so i guess it's ok to plant them. not like a ditch has shade certain months.
That's true! The wild stuff here doesn't start out in shade, either. I tried to start some cosmos and callendula in the back of the garden along the kennel building, but only a few seeds came up (I think they got drowned out by the rains we were having), so it's very tempting to put the lupine seedlings in that part of the garden. If they all got as pretty as the ones that are blooming now, it would be well worth the three-year-wait for flowers!
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