Still some flowers around.

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  1. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Even although we're definately into autumn here in Scotland there are a few flowers still going strong.

    Chocolate cosmos.

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    A couple of lavenders.

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    Some pretty pink and red still to be seen......

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    ...... and some violet and purple.

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    Polyanthus well into their second flowering.

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    Even some white!!

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  3. pondlady

    pondlady Young Pine

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    Just gorgeous!! Eileen, how do you do it!!!
     
  4. Frank

    Frank GardenStew Founder Staff Member Administrator

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    They just don't know when to quit and we love 'em for it :D

    Eileen, I see you are a big fan of wooden chips as mulch?
     
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    reggaefan Official Poet Laureate

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    Very very nice they must be like Mel in Braveheart they must be doing it for Scotland
     



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  6. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Yes Frank I'm an ardent fan as they are totally organic, keep the weeds down and help to retain water in the soil What more could you ask for? :-D

    Jan I honestly don't do much at all I simply leave nature to get on with it and she does a great job!!! :D
     
  7. pondlady

    pondlady Young Pine

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    I understand organic....I have been all my gardening life. They just take care of themselves and keep growing, don't they?
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    They sure do - just as nature intended!! :D
     
  9. Polly

    Polly Thumb Gardener

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    Very nice Eileen. I especially like the chocolate cosmos. Most of the color here was done in by the frost and snow this past week.
     
  10. ssuphomeyC

    ssuphomeyC New Seed

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    eileen,

    I'm a new member and I just found your free seed offer for members only when I was looking morning glory seeds on this site.
    may I have some for next year? I have a huge back yard.
    Is your offer still available?
    If it is, may I have about 3 oz. of it? I know that maybe alot but I have a huge back yard.
    Private Message me.
    thanks.
     
  11. pondlady

    pondlady Young Pine

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    Three ounces of morning glory seeds? You will have acres of morning glories. And btw, I think Eileen is on a mine vacation for the next three days. She will answer ASAP, I know.
     
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    pondlady Young Pine

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    I meant MINI vacation, of course.
     
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    ssuphomeyC New Seed

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    I have about 3.45 acres of land in NZ
     
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    Love that lavender. I've been eyeballing it in the plant catalog. I had a chocolate cosmos and it disappeared. Do you have voles there? Everything looks excellent. What a solace and a balm flowers are.
     
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    I wish we could grow lavender here. I did once, but with much bed prep (raised bed for drainage) and then it didn't live long.
     
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    wow

    great pictures i am impressed
     

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