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Sf, ca (Zone 10b)
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Laurelca
Apr 8, 2016 10:26 AM CST
Hello fellow Plant Fiends,

I just joined today after having been referred by DrDawg, Mr. Ken Ramsey. I purchased a Ficus Alii tree from him this week. It arrived yesterday and is getting acquainted with its new roommates.

I was lucky enough to be able to start my gardening passion about 5 years ago when I got my own little postage stamp of a yard and transformed it from a weed patch to a nice place to hang out and watch birds. Outdoors, I'm into Japanese maples and succulents. I also collect tillandsias, which I keep indoors in my bathroom (it has a nice skylight), and numerous other houseplants.


I look forward to learning a lot about plants and fellow members.
Thank you!
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Region: Texas Permaculture Raises cows I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level
Beekeeper Garden Sages Avid Green Pages Reviewer Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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dave
Apr 8, 2016 10:29 AM CST

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Welcome!
Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Region: Gulf Coast Charter ATP Member I helped beta test the first seed swap I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier Tip Photographer Garden Sages Garden Ideas: Master Level Hibiscus
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Horntoad
Apr 8, 2016 11:11 AM CST
Welcome!
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Name: Lin
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Region: Florida Charter ATP Member Million Pollinator Garden Challenge I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Procrastinator
Birds Butterflies Bee Lover Hummingbirder Container Gardener Houseplants
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plantladylin
Apr 8, 2016 11:39 AM CST
Hi Laurelca, Welcome from me too, you will absolutely love it here! This is THE place for gardeners, whether novice or expert and we love chatting about our trials and triumphs, our favorite plants, sharing photos, etc. I hope you find time to pop into some of the forums that you find of interest and join in the chat!
~ Eat, Sleep .... Play in the dirt ~
Name: woofie
NE WA (Zone 5a)
Charter ATP Member Garden Procrastinator Greenhouse Dragonflies Plays in the sandbox I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
The WITWIT Badge I helped plan and beta test the plant database. Dog Lover Enjoys or suffers cold winters Container Gardener Seed Starter
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woofie
Apr 8, 2016 11:56 AM CST
Welcome! Laurelca! You've done a nice job with your "postage stamp!" Looks like a nice, cozy spot. Smiling
Confidence is that feeling you have right before you do something really stupid.
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Georgia Plant Identifier Garden Sages Native Plants and Wildflowers
Critters Allowed Composter Rabbit Keeper Herbs Region: United States of America Dog Lover
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greene
Apr 8, 2016 4:07 PM CST
Welcome! Looks like you have some helpful assistants in your garden!
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
Sf, ca (Zone 10b)
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Laurelca
Apr 8, 2016 7:21 PM CST
Hi everyone,

Thank you! Yes it is cozy. Smiling

My assistants...well, sometimes they are good at helping with weeding, but sometimes they are worse than really bad garden pests. Sticking tongue out
Name: vee
Pasadena, CA (Zone 10a)
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V33JG
Apr 8, 2016 7:24 PM CST
w e l c o m e <3
Name: Amanda
KC metro area, Missouri (Zone 6a)
Roses Zinnias Region: Missouri Cat Lover Dog Lover Bookworm
Native Plants and Wildflowers Region: United States of America Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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pepper23
Apr 9, 2016 8:01 PM CST
Welcome! Welcome!
Name: Karen
Cincinnati, Oh (Zone 6a)
Forum moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cut Flowers Winter Sowing Charter ATP Member Seed Starter
Echinacea Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: Ohio Region: United States of America Butterflies Hummingbirder
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kqcrna
Apr 11, 2016 4:11 PM CST

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Welcome, Laurel.

Karen
Name: Linda
Tucson, Arizona
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Morning Glories Region: United States of America Amaryllis Hummingbirder
Region: Southwest Gardening Echinacea Roses Birds Seed Starter Plumerias
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quietyard
Apr 12, 2016 4:30 PM CST
Welcome! Big Grin
" And the Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden" Genesis 2:8

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