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david spikes

Latest posts by david spikes

Camera Corner

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 08:29

 my friend mark's orphan great white owl chick tired of having his picture taken


Posted: 03/07/2014 at 07:41

 i need a lot of these

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 17:15

to ft bragg for the ocean and the dahlias-have to drive 500  miles today to cherry springs for 4th of july so time to get moving.  

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 05:57

 its summer--yay.-verdun my inability to grow dierama make me want it passionately-passion unrequited alas


Camera Corner

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 22:50
Salino wrote (see)

..I wouldn't care to drive along that road...but great shot....

you leave the main road for a flat, straight side road and every

 good pics-have you been to the states since?

couple of miles there's a sign-reduce speed-abrupt dropoff-they're not lying..


Camera Corner

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 20:55

 whats up with the site-seems fine here

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 27/06/2014 at 20:53

thanks lesley and lily-les your lupins inspired me too plant some which are now looking like the tiniest lupins in the world

 hibiscus copper king-bamboogie your jungle is a wonder-have that same echeverria just budding  

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 27/06/2014 at 17:44

 garden running down in the heat but. . . . . .



what were they thinking of

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 16:33

a pink phlox festival for fuji

what were they thinking of

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 04:20

acres and acres-thousands and thousands and thousands of--------------pink and white phlox in a japanese park. gives a whole new perspective on japanese gardening


Discussions started by david spikes

what color is your garden

late bloomers 
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Last Post: Yesterday 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 
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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 
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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? 
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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 
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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: 677
Last Post: 08/05/2012 at 10:26


all through the year 
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Last Post: 15/04/2014 at 20:25
14 threads returned