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  1. Margot replied to the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    Until I saw my first Dove tree about 30 years ago, I hadn't even heard of them. I was driving along a back street in an old Burnaby, BC...

    May 24, 2020 at 2:11 PM
  2. Margot replied to the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    Thank you Wendy! I think you've pinned it down. I wasn't getting anywhere researching alpine dianthus and it doesn't seem like this is...

    May 23, 2020 at 10:36 PM
  3. Margot attached a file to the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    Much of the colour in my garden these days is from shrubs that are starting to wind down. Many more are coming in bloom but, right now,...

    Alpine Dianthus.JPG Lewisia cotyledon.jpg Rhododendron 'Anah Kruschke'.JPG Rhododendron ‘Hachmann’s Charmant’.JPG May 23, 2020 at 9:25 PM
  4. Margot posted a new thread.

    Epipactis helleborine

    Epipactis showed up from nowhere in my garden a few years ago. There was only one little plant at first and I let it go hoping it might...

    Epipactis helleborine.JPG

    Forum: Outdoor Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

    May 23, 2020 at 9:02 PM
  5. Margot replied to the thread How can I get rid of Horsetail Weeds?.

    I wouldn't count on it. Just this afternoon, I visited a friend in an area of Parksville, BC that was once a shallow lake. His garden...

    May 23, 2020 at 8:31 PM
  6. Margot replied to the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    I'm glad you found this thread. I know from reading your previous posts that you must have many beautiful plants. Hope you can share...

    May 23, 2020 at 11:29 AM
  7. Margot liked Acerholic's post in the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    This is my Ginkgo Bilboa also known as Maidenhair tree in my garden, it is the only living species 'Ginkgophyta'. It dates back 270...

    Ginko Bilboa.JPG Ginko Bilboa 2.JPG Ginko Bilboa leaves in rain 2.JPG Ginko Bilboa leaves in rain.JPG IMG_20191013_141606974_HDR.jpg May 23, 2020 at 11:26 AM
  8. Margot liked pmurphy's post in the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    Just found this thread and I think its a wonderful idea! Here are some of my plants growing in my gardens..... [ATTACH] crown...

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  9. Margot replied to the thread drooping leaves on bloodgood maple.

    Whichever Pontic rhododendron it is that grows so aggressively in Britain, do you know why it hasn't also taken over here? I know my...

    May 22, 2020 at 7:47 PM
  10. Margot replied to the thread drooping leaves on bloodgood maple.

    Hi Acerholic - Is it specifically Rhododendron ponticum you're talking about or do you consider all rhodos to be menaces? Rhododendrons...

    May 22, 2020 at 10:19 AM
  11. Margot replied to the thread HOW DO I BRING A HYDRANGEA BACK TO LIFE . I HAD IT ONLY 9 MONTHS.

    Have you had time to read Robert Pavlis's overview of controversies regarding Roundup on his Garden Myths website? It is scientifically...

    May 21, 2020 at 9:34 PM
  12. Margot liked Acerholic's post in the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    I have my Zantedeschia (Arum Lily) just flowering, ( one flower only) lol. Just photographed in last few minutes for the thread. I do...

    IMG_20200520_132428935_HDR.jpg IMG_20200520_132435780_HDR.jpg May 21, 2020 at 8:13 PM
  13. Margot attached a file to the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    Acerholic - I am in awe of your photographic skills. Even though I have a pretty good camera, there's no way I could capture such...

    Rhododendron 'Holden's Solar Flare'.jpg Aquilegia saximontana.jpg Anemone multifida.jpg Chives - Allium schoenoprasum.JPG Special Acer seedling.JPG May 21, 2020 at 8:12 PM
  14. Margot replied to the thread HOW DO I BRING A HYDRANGEA BACK TO LIFE . I HAD IT ONLY 9 MONTHS.

    Thanks for your suggestion, Sundrop. What I have is Roundup Super Concentrate - 356 grams of glyphosate per litre. "Can be used to...

    May 21, 2020 at 7:23 PM
  15. Margot replied to the thread HOW DO I BRING A HYDRANGEA BACK TO LIFE . I HAD IT ONLY 9 MONTHS.

    It looks to me, in the first 2 pictures, as though you have scratched the bark and found the cambium layer is green. If that is so, I...

    May 21, 2020 at 1:40 PM