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Welcome splash of colour

02 November 2011 23:19:00
Welcome splash of colour....

Welcome splash of colour....

This osteospernum self seeded in the tunnel and is giving a welcome splash on colour on these dreary November days. I'm still picking tomatoes every day.


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Rachel Rachel 02 November 2011 23:35:58

Aren't they lovely and what a load of tomatoes still coming!


AitAlainn AitAlainn 02 November 2011 23:54:01

I've had the best ever crop of tomatoes this year.


andyf7 andyf7 03 November 2011 01:23:05

nice juicy toms to eat while you admire the colour, ya cant beat that.


J.D. J.D. 03 November 2011 06:13:13

Wow, Nuala. Toms look terrific. Mine were a total disaster.

Osteos are looking great too. :) 


fran m fran m 03 November 2011 07:05:30

Well done Nuala, all round .................


Lìga Lìga 03 November 2011 09:00:42

Good tomato variety then.And osteospermum look gorgeous!


Myrtle Myrtle 03 November 2011 09:07:24

Lovely pink one. Well done on the tomatoes.


TheH (Hazel) TheH (Hazel) 04 November 2011 20:50:04

I took some cuttings of my Osteospermum which looks like yours, and they are all sprouting!!! Is that Osteospermum supposed to be hardy?


AitAlainn AitAlainn 07 November 2011 23:58:08

Hazel, I got this two years ago and had it in a pot. I took it into the tunnel last autumn/winter and it self seeded there. I potted on a good few seedlings and had them in pots this year. I'm not sure if it would get through the winter out doors though.


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