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twooofeathers
Dec 23, 2014 12:22 AM CST
Hi yall, I have been looking for some one who has a Gianna plant to sell a leaf. I will pay for the leaf, and all shipping. I live in SC and they won't grow here. I want to make a silicone mold from one of those big leafs, and if all goes the way I hope, I will even send you a mold for you to use. So if you live in one of those states that can grow a Gianna plant please contact me
Thanks
Name: Suzanne/Sue
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Calif_Sue
Dec 23, 2014 12:35 AM CST

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Never heard of a Gianna, nothing in a Google search either. Shrug!

Do you mean Gunnera (Gunnera tinctoria)
or Poor Man's Parasol (Gunnera insignis)
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Name: Dee Moore
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DomehomeDee
Dec 25, 2014 8:35 PM CST
I have a couple "Gunnera", but at this time of year they are leafless! You will have a better chance of getting a leaf in spring or early summer. That is unless you find a source in a Hawaii or somewhere tropical. They do make a good leaf mold and I have several "tufa" leaves made from them. In fact, this fountain was made with Gunnera leaves.
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
Sunset Zone 15
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Calif_Sue
Dec 25, 2014 10:50 PM CST

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Gorgeous! I really must try this sometime!
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Name: Teresa
South central KY (Zone 6b)
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bluegrassmom
Dec 25, 2014 11:36 PM CST
I agree Welcome! That is stunning! I love it!

It is on my To Do List. I made one EE cast, but it was kinda crumbly Angry
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DavidofDeLand
Dec 26, 2014 7:08 AM CST
Welcome! indeed!

Beautiful works too! I tip my hat to you.
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grannysgarden
Dec 26, 2014 12:43 PM CST
Love the leaf fountain, Dee. I don't grow any leaves big enough to make molds of so I am going to look into the smaller stores that sell spring and summer garden stuff and see if I can find a big plastic leaf serving tray to use. I really like the natural look of yours.
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sipgirl3
Dec 27, 2014 11:49 PM CST
if it is the one shes talking about, the seed sites newly posted have dinsaur seeds. i believe swallowtail seeds and smart seeds are names of sites. or simular. they are posted in new articles on this edition. hope this helps.
Name: Teresa
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bluegrassmom
Dec 28, 2014 2:55 AM CST
Love your avatar, sipgirl3. I have a young niece that has silkies.

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