Site Talk forum: Request for Annuals badge

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Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
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Joannabanana
Aug 15, 2012 10:44 AM CST
Is it possible to have an "Annuals" badge? I love annuals and would like to see a badge for other annual plant lovers too.

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Joanne
Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Aug 16, 2012 2:46 PM CST

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That sounds good to me, but what could it look like? I've been thinking about it and I can't really think of anything that would work.
Name: Marilyn
Greenwood Village, CO (Zone 5b)
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CDsSister
Aug 16, 2012 2:54 PM CST


Maybe a petunia, think it is annual in most of our climates. Shrug!
Name: Cinda
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gardengus
Aug 16, 2012 3:19 PM CST
When I think annual I think
Zinnia

or marigold

I looked through the annual forum and there are so many , maybe we could poll the forum for Ideas .

Keep believing ,hoping,and loving
all else is just existing.
Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Aug 16, 2012 3:32 PM CST

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That's a great photo but it wouldn't make a good tiny little microbadge. Photos generally do poor for that. A cartoony image is better and it's really the concept that I need and I can take it from there.
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5b
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gardengus
Aug 16, 2012 3:38 PM CST
Oh ,
I wasn't suggesting it for a badge , just liked the photo too Smiling
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Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
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Joannabanana
Aug 16, 2012 3:54 PM CST
how about a sunflower?
Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Calif_Sue
Aug 16, 2012 3:58 PM CST

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Sunflower sounds good, my petunias are perennials here. Green Grin!
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Name: Margaret
Near Kamloops, BC, Canada (Zone 3a)
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mcash70
Aug 16, 2012 3:59 PM CST
CDsSister said:

Maybe a petunia, think it is annual in most of our climates. Shrug!


I agree Thumbs up
Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Aug 16, 2012 5:39 PM CST

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Annuals badge is ready!

http://garden.org/special/badges/badge.php?bn=Annuals
Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Calif_Sue
Aug 16, 2012 6:10 PM CST

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Perfect! Thumbs up
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Name: Sharon
Calvert City, KY (Zone 7a)
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Sharon
Aug 16, 2012 6:14 PM CST
Oh boy!! I had to get that sunflower, just for my little Ethan. He kept me supplied with them even when the heat and drought got everything else!
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Name: Marilyn
Greenwood Village, CO (Zone 5b)
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CDsSister
Aug 16, 2012 6:23 PM CST

Sunflower? I thought it was a Black Eyed Susan, but not a petunia nodding nodding

Name: Sharon
Calvert City, KY (Zone 7a)
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Sharon
Aug 16, 2012 6:35 PM CST
Whatever it is, it's a sunflower for me.
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Name: Margaret
Near Kamloops, BC, Canada (Zone 3a)
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mcash70
Aug 16, 2012 6:35 PM CST
Sunflowers freeze here about the time they bloom! Whistling

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