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  1. Georgia Strait replied to the thread Blue spruce unhappy.

    I think as is often pointed out here on these forums —- i am using the common colloquial name for spruce So being Western Canadian -...

    Oct 16, 2021 at 3:34 PM
  2. Georgia Strait replied to the thread Blue spruce unhappy.

    I imagine the amount of rain you get even if a distance (in UK terms) fr salt ocean is not appealing to your spruce We know them as...

    Oct 16, 2021 at 3:22 PM
  3. Georgia Strait replied to the thread Disappointing garden.

    And no raised beds with pressure treated and/or painted lumber ? If you do proceed w soil test at a reputable lab - it’ll be...

    Oct 16, 2021 at 3:10 PM
  4. Georgia Strait replied to the thread Disappointing garden.

    @soccerdad - is your next door neighbor growing a successful garden (vegetables) - I think you said yes somewhere up earlier in thread...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 3:09 PM
  5. Georgia Strait liked Nik's post in the thread My approach to gardening in difficult areas.

    And here is what it looks like from inside our home office room. These very old panels will soon be replaced with a large sliding glass...

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  6. Georgia Strait liked AlainK's post in the thread Dash of autumn colour 2021.

    Acer buergerianum : the one in a plastic pot hasn't been repotted for, I think, 3 or 4 years; the one that I'm training as a...

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  7. Georgia Strait liked dicky5ash's post in the thread Dash of autumn colour 2021.

    Colours are just starting here in Central England..am thinking of a Westonbirt trip soon but not sure if they have coloured up yet...

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  8. Georgia Strait replied to the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    Beautiful, Margot! Do you know which hardy fern grows in the forest up in the mossy branches of the old « big leaf Maples » ? This...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 2:37 PM
  9. Georgia Strait liked Ron B's post in the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    Small Japanese maples are on the list for rutting bucks at this time of the year - better cage that 'Osakazuki' if you are letting them...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 2:30 PM
  10. Georgia Strait liked Margot's post in the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    My garden looks pretty sad this autumn compared to last year but here are a few highlights . . . 1. Nerine bowdenii - recently...

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  11. Georgia Strait replied to the thread Changing Climate - Plants to Keep or Toss.

    Hello Rainforest (atmospheric river is an understatement ) I am outside on the porch (under cover) looking at chores from a damp...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 2:28 PM
  12. Georgia Strait liked Acerholic's post in the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    Good evening everyone, not been on here for a while, but I have been watching. Here are a few Hostas and my Handkerchief tree in full...

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