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  1. Georgia Strait replied to the thread Hostas from seed.

    Growing from seed - that’s an impressive project ! I wonder how commercial growers ensure that their flock of baby « Sum & Substance »...

    May 8, 2021 at 9:42 AM
  2. Georgia Strait replied to the thread Cedar Mulch Question..

    Maybe give the supplier source a call in Manitoba, and they can name a local retail source for you I am getting mine off the Home...

    May 8, 2021 at 9:11 AM
  3. Georgia Strait liked Margot's post in the thread Help with our zone please..

    As my father used to ask: Are you bragging or complaining? My acre is very similar to yours and I'm definitely not complaining. I...

    May 6, 2021 at 4:02 PM
  4. Georgia Strait replied to the thread Help with our zone please..

    Gosh those tiny Bambi future tulip garden marauders sure are cute! And if I lived nearby - I would ask if you need those last few...

    May 6, 2021 at 3:57 PM
  5. Georgia Strait liked Keith Elliott's post in the thread Cedar Mulch Question..

    Isn't it sometimes funny how things jog ones memory. We have a close relative who is a retired prairie farmer. I think I would bet that...

    May 6, 2021 at 10:00 AM
  6. Georgia Strait replied to the thread Cedar Mulch Question..

    Regarding that clean straw - i read their website - seems the ph number office is in Manitoba (a good thing!) and have various grades of...

    May 6, 2021 at 9:53 AM
  7. Georgia Strait attached a file to the thread Cedar Mulch Question..

    HEALTHISTRAW 20lb Premium Garden Straw Mulch | Home Hardware Here is an example of clean straw mulch - at Home Hardware It is...

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  8. Georgia Strait replied to the thread Cedar Mulch Question..

    @Margot knows how to find the articles from Washington State Uni in Pullman WA I think start here - Linda Chalker-Scott | Washington...

    May 6, 2021 at 8:23 AM
  9. Georgia Strait replied to the thread Cedar Mulch Question..

    Straw: be careful to buy the cleanest expensive straw - yes you pay a fortune but thank yourself with a big pat on back later And no...

    May 6, 2021 at 8:17 AM
  10. Georgia Strait liked pmurphy's post in the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    I've been so busy lately but I don't seem to be accomplishing anything... However today I got outside and cut the grass, topped up a...

    IMG_3250 - Rhododendron 'Lady de Rothschild'.JPG IMG_3255 - Fragaria x ananassa ‘Lipstick’.JPG IMG_3278 - Phlox stolonifera 'Home Fires'.JPG IMG_3292 - Schisandra grandiflora ‘Valentine’.JPG IMG_3299 - Athyrium niponicum pictum 'Red Beauty'.JPG IMG_3317 - Arisaema ringens.JPG IMG_3326 - Rhododendron stenopetalum 'Linearifolium'.JPG IMG_3302 - Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna).JPG May 6, 2021 at 8:02 AM
  11. Georgia Strait liked wcutler's post in the thread Sunshine Coast/Gulf Islands.

    Here is one suggestion, which I have done to test my instructions, so read this all before doing it. Go to the festival map at...

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  12. Georgia Strait attached a file to the thread Sunshine Coast/Gulf Islands.

    @wcutler @Willard Further to previous post I made today May 05/21 about earliest in our mainland Sunshine Coast Here is first 2021...

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  13. Georgia Strait liked Willard's post in the thread Sunshine Coast/Gulf Islands.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] ‘Whitcomb’ visible from at least 2 blocks away. I would call it peak bloom.

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  14. Georgia Strait attached a file to the thread Sunshine Coast/Gulf Islands.

    I like that tall narrow « flagpole » style I note the power wire above the « flagpole » in your pix - I hope tree does not meet pruning...

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