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david spikes

Latest posts by david spikes


Posted: 12/09/2014 at 17:49

they strike really easily from root cuttings


Posted: 12/09/2014 at 16:50

lavateras are hard to move because tap rooted-cuttings or seed probably the best plan

dahlias dahling

Posted: 12/09/2014 at 16:49

dorgogne you get the prize-what an amazing plant and beautiful

dahlias dahling

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 18:57

thomas edison 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 17:18

 berlandieri lyrata-smells like bittersweet chocolate. have some more than tentative plans for the garden but hard to get into autumn redo mode when temps are still in the 90's. great dahlias, i like messing with them from seed-bishop will not grow here-or at least not for me.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 09/09/2014 at 20:33

 giant nasturtium grown from the one 20 year old seed that germinated


Posted: 07/09/2014 at 19:51

cleaning up the veg garden-beans coming again and 12,366,232 ripe tomatoes on the vines. why oh why do i plant so many and then feel guilty if they arent eaten-and everyone i know grows them so theres no giving them away. the neighbors chicken house has developed a mouse city to the intense joy of the cats-no joy for me when i find them in my bed. everyone is so industrious that i better get back about my business.

Trumpet creeper (Madame Galen)

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 19:16

wow, around here-nevada-it seeds here there and everywhere and getting it back out is a pain. madame galen is going back to the ground this year because she's pushing over the fence again

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 18:37

non-gardeners dont realize how much looking a good garden requires-i have a friend who calls me the secret gardener because he claims hes never actually seen me do anything.

dahlias dahling

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 04:26

nice charlie-love the pom poms also love bargain dahlias just wish names came with them-this was another .99er


Discussions started by david spikes

my favorite succulent

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Last Post: 11/12/2014 at 12:48

hot composting

compost heaping 
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Last Post: 26/11/2014 at 11:12

what color is your garden

late bloomers 
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Last Post: 24/10/2014 at 14:44

along came a spider

i'd run away too 
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Last Post: 23/10/2014 at 16:04

autumn crocus

do you grow them 
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Last Post: 29/08/2014 at 08:27

dahlias dahling

show us your best 
Replies: 49    Views: 1825
Last Post: 03/10/2014 at 16:44

whats cooking from the garden

its all good 
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Last Post: 24/08/2014 at 15:00

sunflower seeds

and the pear tree is full of birds cooing and twittering 
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Last Post: 23/08/2014 at 18:14

phlox paniculata

would that they were mine 
Replies: 28    Views: 799
Last Post: 26/08/2014 at 13:26

clematis tie dyed

great blue variegation first of its type 
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Last Post: 16/07/2014 at 17:54

what were they thinking of

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Last Post: 26/06/2014 at 18:18


great thread on underachievers. think we need to balance it. do you have something which has gone gonzo this year after fiddling about forever? 
Replies: 15    Views: 469
Last Post: 06/06/2014 at 16:33

just curious

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Last Post: 04/04/2012 at 20:47

searching for seeds

stuff i want 
Replies: 1    Views: 645
Last Post: 29/02/2012 at 23:53

Talkback: Dieback on Leyland cypress hedges

it looks like improper trimming or it could be spider mites if they are the soft evergreen curse in the uk that thet are in nev. 
Replies: 4    Views: 742
Last Post: 08/05/2012 at 10:26
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