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Re: What is Blooming?
« Reply #520 on: February 20, 2019, 11:19:13 AM »
 peach tree in blooms at our camp in acme .la.  also just saw a  mirliton  vine peeking thru the hay

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« Reply #521 on: March 04, 2019, 04:55:02 AM »
A Peggy Martin rose blooming in my garden of good intentions - it’s still in its 1-gallon, grower’s pot. I should have transplanted it a month ago, but as I’ve been known to say, “I just haven’t gotten around to it.” We’ll see if I can change that in the next week or so.....
Location: Orange, Tx; Southeast Gulf Coast, zone 9a.  Small home garden.

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« Reply #522 on: March 04, 2019, 11:43:19 AM »
Orange Txn....so beautiful!! My grandmother grew so many beautiful roses. I have not inherited her magic touch with them.

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« Reply #523 on: March 10, 2019, 06:07:17 PM »
The Bridal Wreath Spirea is starting to bloom.
Location: Orange, Tx; Southeast Gulf Coast, zone 9a.  Small home garden.

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« Reply #524 on: March 11, 2019, 06:49:55 AM »
This is about as close as we get to a spring snow in southeast Texas ❄️😉 The azaleas are putting on a show.
Location: Orange, Tx; Southeast Gulf Coast, zone 9a.  Small home garden.

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« Reply #525 on: March 15, 2019, 05:27:29 AM »
The first Joseph's Coat bloom of the season. 
Location: Orange, Tx; Southeast Gulf Coast, zone 9a.  Small home garden.

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« Reply #526 on: March 16, 2019, 12:44:56 PM »
    The Georgia collards are in full bloom.  Granddaughter Ella is 4 foot 5 inches, and we do eat the flowers.
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« Reply #527 on: March 16, 2019, 02:45:55 PM »
What a cute little girl!!  Collards are pretty,too. ;)

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« Reply #528 on: March 17, 2019, 05:55:25 AM »
It's great to see kids in the garden. Oh, and I'll have to try eating some of the collard flowers the next time I get the chance ;)
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Re: What is Blooming?
« Reply #529 on: March 19, 2019, 06:25:53 AM »
whitestrout those collard flowers are an impressive height! How do you cook them?
Does Ella enjoy learning about gardening with her Granddad?



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« Reply #530 on: March 19, 2019, 08:19:32 AM »
     Maggie, The collards flowers I just throw in the pot with the leaves and boil.  We also just eat them raw in garden, just kind of "grazing" while looking at the work to be done. The florets are similar to broccoli in taste and texture.  I think I will try a quick wilt stir fry in olive oil soon.   Ella does like to learn about the garden.  We planted a row of green beans last week and the seedlings are starting to show. She runs down to the garden to check on the beans when she comes over (she runs everywhere). Next week we will do some sunflowers.  She has learned to clip satsumas carefully, and of course the blackberries and blueberries, some in the bowl some in the mouth. She is an excellent weed puller. Over the last 20 years I have grown so tall that I can hardly reach the ground anymore? LOL,   thanks for asking.
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« Reply #531 on: Today at 02:45:06 AM »
Always nice to hear  of a child of a new generation that is interested in learning how to grow their own food. and the bonus of spending time with their Granddad making memories.

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Re: What is Blooming?
« Reply #532 on: Today at 06:56:44 AM »
Great photo Maggie, of a beautiful variety of Amaryllis.
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« Reply #533 on: Today at 08:29:15 AM »
     Thanks Maggie,  Have you ever tried to grow the seeds from the amaryllis?  I tried one year, had about a hundred germinate for 2 pods. I learned a lot about them, in other words I made many mistakes.  I still have a few around and they should start blooming this year. I'm pretty sure you have the propagation bug.
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