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Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 16:15

 more of the huntington-150 acres with 18 different gardens-what enormous wealth and a century of effort can do.


Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 03:17

 huntington desert garden pasadena ca-world of wonders

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 02:55

verdun beautiful, lovely, stupendous. BL love polemoniums but finally realized i had to stop torturing them-although i still yearn after brise d'anjou. back from the deep desert and saw these almost as i stepped in the gate. the clematis is tie dyed-put in this spring and doing well in half shade.


Camera Corner

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 21:33

4th of july at cherry springs;40C-3% humidity-heat, light, silence. 

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

Discussions started by david spikes

phlox paniculata

would that they were mine 
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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. 
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Last Post: 08/05/2012 at 10:26


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