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  • Grow Your Own Fried Eggs? - Feb 2, 2024

    Dear gardening friends This is a flashback to March, and I was on a road trip. We stopped for coffee in Berry, and I noticed these beautiful street trees everywhere.They are called Gordonias!!!! Yes they look like Camellias, but they aren't.These beautiful evergreen trees are a bit slower growing, so nurseries don'...

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  • I Found A Secret Garden? - Jan 26, 2024

    Dear gardening friendsI came across this garden while I was walking the dog. It's not where I live, it's in the city.A gardener lives here.Possibly a painter? This tiny garden has been expertly arranged so all the plants fit beautifully in the landscape. The star of the show is an Angel Trumpet tree which is ...

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  • It Smells So Good In Summer!!! - Jan 19, 2024

    Dear gardening friendsOMG these have been so hard to find. It's the Dwarf Crepe Myrtle called "Enduring Summer Red". This is a beautiful shrub!!!!!! This is the best dwarf Crepe Myrtle, and it can be grown in pots or gardens. It only grows shoulder height, and it has these spectacular red flowers for 100 days!!!!!! We ha...

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  • Mystery Petunia Turns It On!!!! - Jan 12, 2024

    Dear gardening friendsA beautiful Crepe Myrtle hanging over the footpath in Camden this morning. This variety is probably called "Biloxi". It's one of 8 Crepe Myrtles that were released by Flemings nursery about 30 years ago. They were in The Indian Summer Range. These Crepe Myrtles have bigger leaves than the original v...

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  • The Fragrance Was Amazing! - Jan 5, 2024

    Dear gardening friendsI walked past this garden yesterday and a lady was sitting in this chair. It was a hot day, but the chair was in the shade, it just look so peaceful. I smiled as I walked past.But I didn't disturb her. This morning my dog and I walked past again, and it was full of children. They were off on an advent...

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