beenie in texas

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  1. beenie

    beenie New Seed

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    Hello..I am in la porte Texas. I was just trying to identify a vine from backyard on internet. Came across this site. Thought maybe I could learn a lot here. I decorate bright bird houses and worked with marine and fresh water fish for a long time. But have no clue about gardening. And am looking forward to trying to grow and learn in this area. And hope my questions don't seem to silly but I really would like to grow something besides milkweed. Thanks sabrina
     
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  3. marlingardener

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    Well, welcome from a fellow Texas gardener! We are in central Texas, a bit different from LaPorte, but I'll help all I can.
    We have a wonderful, knowledgeable member Cheryl who is from your area. Wait until you see photos of her gardens!
    Milkweed ain't all bad--Monarch butterflies use it for a host plant (we even have a patch of pasture dedicated to milkweed and take part in the Monarch Monitoring project.)
     
  4. toni

    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Hi Sabrina, welcome to GardenStew from north central Texas. What kind of gardening are you interested in....herbs, veggies, flowers? We would love to see photos of where your future garden will be and progress photos along the way are a must. ;)

    New gardeners are always afraid their questions are going to sound silly but remember that we were all once new gardeners and asked the same questions. So ask away and no one here is going to laugh. Every time a new or not so new gardener asks a question we all learn something as a result.
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Hi there Sabrina and a warm welcome from Scotland. :D Please don't be afraid to ask questions as we love to help each other out here. I look forward to getting to know you.
     



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    Frank GardenStew Founder Staff Member Administrator

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    Hi Beenie and a hearty welcome to GardenStew :stew2: As others have pointed out don't be afraid to ask any question, no matter how basic you think it may be, as we all love to help out.
     
  7. Henry Johnson

    Henry Johnson In Flower

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    Welcome to the STEW, beenie (Sabrina)!
    As others have previously stated, We don't laugh at beginners questions, We remember that We asked them ourselves..
    Hank
     
  8. Jerry Sullivan

    Jerry Sullivan Garden Experimenter Plants Contributor

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    Hi Sabrina, welcome to GardenStew from Chelmsford MA.

    Jerry
     
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    donm In Flower

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    Hi and welcome from PA.
     
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    Hello Sabrina and welcome to
    GardenStew for Idaho.
     
  11. cherylad

    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    Hi Beenie... I'm up here by Liberty... just a hop, skip and jump away from you. My sis-in-law also posts here occasionally... she lives in Baytown.
    This is a great site for learning, sharing and just visiting. Can't wait to see and hear about the things you want to grow.
     
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    Tooty2shoes Hardy Maple

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    Hi Beenie sending you a big welcome from a Stewbie in Wisconsin. I agree with what everyone else has said about this great online community. We love seeing pic's of your little corner of the world. :stew1:
     
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    Welcome from Virginia.
     
  14. beenie

    beenie New Seed

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    Hey all...I posted pics of what I have to work with to start ... take a look in my garden pix and all ideas welcome. Oh also have a new truckload of dirt tin case I need ...
     
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    waretrop Strong Ash Plants Contributor

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    Hi Beenie. Glad you chose us. We love new people. We love to see what you will be creating in the garden. We will help out when you ask, we promise......
     
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    And Hi there from another Texan in NE Texas. Do you want to grow food or flowers. Food I can help with,, flowers,,not so much. Currently I have lettuce in my flower bed. :-D
     

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