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Old May 8th, 2008, 07:30 AM
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Thumbs up Spring

This is my absolute favorite time of the year and unlike last bad year,it seems everything will be blooming again
So far only my Magnolia and the Tulips,but the Rhodo and Lilacs are just about to.
It looks a little spars,but here are a couple of pics of my tulips in the front-yard..
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Old May 8th, 2008, 07:41 AM
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That's so pretty, mine haven't flowered yet.
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Old May 8th, 2008, 07:50 AM
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Your tulips are so pretty, chico, are those rose bushes I see between the tulips? Roses are my favourite plants.

My Magnolia hasn't bloomed yet:sad:. It seems to be so far behind everybody elses
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Old May 8th, 2008, 09:10 AM
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Very pretty! You are right, you are a great gardener!
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Old May 8th, 2008, 09:19 AM
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Yes,L4H,those are my roses,I've got about a dozen of them,I too love roses.
One of my pinks is about 25yrs old..
14+,wait until you see everything in bloom in my perennial garden,I see my poppies are budding too,it's going to be a great flower-year I think the Lily of the Valley are up too
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Old May 8th, 2008, 09:39 AM
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Real pretty Chico. My bulb collection rendered 4 tulips, 1 daffodil and 1 fritillaria that is almost bloomed. What is that left of the tulips in the first pic? Also I have a beef, you live about an hour from me and you have buds on your poppies already mine are only about 6ins tall.
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Old May 8th, 2008, 09:40 AM
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One of my pinks is about 25yrs old..
14+,wait until you see everything in bloom in my perennial garden,I see my poppies are budding too,it's going to be a great flower-year I think the Lily of the Valley are up too
25 years old , I am envious. umm, can you come to my place and give some lessons ?

I can't wait to see your garden in bloom.
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Also I have a beef, you live about an hour from me and you have buds on your poppies already mine are only about 6ins tall.
I think chico has a "special communication" with her plants and they listen to her. I think she should share it with the world or if not the world, how about pets.ca?.
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OMG Girls,I am definetly no real gardener,I stick them in the ground and they grow
Chris,to the left of the Tulips are a bunch of Shasta Daisies(only leaves yet),they need to be split.
But they look really good in the summer between the roses
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Wow, chico! Beautiful tulips!!

I can't believe how much ahead of us your area is. We've just gotten rid of our snow and the plants are just starting to poke through... I think I saw some daffodils out in the sunny area by the road, but everything else is still yawning and stretching--no where near blooming!
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Old May 8th, 2008, 01:22 PM
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OMG Girls,I am definetly no real gardener,I stick them in the ground and they grow
If it was that simple how come when I stick things in the ground they don't grow? I couldn't even grow zuccini! I got some nice yellow flowers poking up all over my grass, they seem to be flourishing
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If it was that simple how come when I stick things in the ground they don't grow? I couldn't even grow zuccini! I got some nice yellow flowers poking up all over my grass, they seem to be flourishing
My garden must be like yours then L4H.

I do have shastas though, they always grow spindly
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OK Chico, this weekend I'm going to stick some Lily Bulbs in the ground and if they don't come up then I hold you accountable
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Ok Chris,except I planted my lily-bulbs in the fall,maybe 5 yrs ago and they keep coming back...I think I got some pics,,
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oops,the second one was not a Lily...here is the yellow one..I also have some pink ones,but cannot find the pics..
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Very very nice Chico. I am envious too. I just don't have time to work my gardens right now. The weeds have taken over. :sad: After the long weekend and a visit to mom I should be able to take a few hours to do some gardening. My customers know if my car is here, I am here.
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Spindly Shastas and yellow flowers in the grass......sounds like my place.
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Old May 10th, 2008, 06:38 AM
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Well girls,don't feel bad,when I was younger with 3 boys in school,work etc..my gardening was minimal,never heard of perennialsold(er)age has it's silver-lining
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I do feel bad though.......I'm almost your age and my brown thumbs have never turned green.
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