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July in the heat
Posted on Feb 24, 2013 9:28 AM

The meconopsis are holding well in the heat which has been above 30 celsius.

Misters were ready,but they seem okay without misting. 2012-07-12/CarolineScott/a53744

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First flowers
Posted on Jun 13, 2012 8:40 PM

These are some of the first summer flowers.

Petunias from the new "Duo" pellets.

Coleus from "Duo" pellets.

And Morden Sunrise rose which wintered in unheated carport with styrofoam 

rose hut over it.

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Wintersowing 2012
Posted on Apr 1, 2012 6:28 PM

Somehow I have too many jugs and/or boxes.

The boxes had cracks in the corners so the cracks are the drainage holes.2012-04-02/CarolineScott/9720332012-04-02/CarolineScott/0087df

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Begonia starts 2012
Posted on Apr 1, 2012 11:25 AM

Begonia tubers were started mid March this year.

Last year I began in February and they were too lanky by June and many broke off.

Now on April 1, a few less than half have sprouts.2012-04-01/CarolineScott/feb31e

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2012 starts
Posted on Apr 1, 2012 11:20 AM

Anthyllis montana was started as seeds on moist paper towels and then

pricked out to soil.

It was recommended to be grown as an annual here.

I have since found it listed in a book on Hardy Perennials written for Alberta.

They are also called "Lady Fingers".

It is a pea like plant which I hope to use in containers and in the rock garden.

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