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Clara's Journal

Clara's Journal

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Hippeastrum + 3

23 January 2012 15:58:22
Hippeastrum + 3

Hippeastrum + 3

I put this up last week with one flower open.

So today all 3 are out I had to use an old wire hanger to keep it in place .

Got a little gardening done I planted my new tree Acacia which I am delighted with as I went for a walk after and what did I see only Acacia tree and so big nearer to the beach then us and people kept telling me it will not survive Oh I hope I am right sowing it . But time will tell.

I always wanted one as  our Daughter had a beautiful one.


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chilipepper chilipepper 23 January 2012 16:17:27

Lovely Hippeastrum Clara, and best of luck with the Acacia.....


Ladybird Ladybird 23 January 2012 17:37:18

Just googled Acacia and there it was growing beside the sea, lovely tree and should do well in your sheltered garden.


J.D. J.D. 23 January 2012 17:58:29

Beautiful, Clare. Lovely against that colour background.


ladygardener ladygardener 23 January 2012 18:36:34

If it's acacia dealbata you mean Clare I have good news and bad news.  The bad is that I lost 7 or 8 mature mimosas over the two bad winters.  The good, I suppose is that they are re-sprouting from the roots, however where they were I need screening and as they're not fit for that purpose if they're going to die back in freak weather I'm going to finish them off.


Myrtle Myrtle 23 January 2012 19:30:20

Worth giving it a try as they are so lovely.


Lìga Lìga 23 January 2012 20:18:56

Very nice colour! I don't have acacia,so nothing much what to say,but i hope yours will grow good :)))!!!


fran m fran m 23 January 2012 20:37:12

Classic


Rachel Rachel 23 January 2012 22:37:08

Gravity defying!


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