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Rachel's Journal

Rachel's Journal

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Michelle

18 May 2010 17:38:26
Michelle

Michelle

The corn flowers from Michelle's garden have flowered.

Drumanagh gave a piece of these flowers to many people, at our last meeting, to remember Michelle by.

Aren't they just beautiful and such a pure white!


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unagrant unagrant 18 May 2010 17:51:00

It's lovely.  I still have mine potted up indoors did you put yours straight outside?

 


chilipepper chilipepper 18 May 2010 18:00:34

Hi Rachel, i was lucky enough to get a cutting from Alison also, beautiful flower...... 


Keego Keego 18 May 2010 18:01:08

Oh Rachel i have this cornflower as well just about to open my little girl picked it up last year at Bloom from now on it shall be known as Michelle cornflower. 


Ladybird Ladybird 18 May 2010 18:52:11

Rachel, l planted mine at the front of the border, just outside the patio doors, a few weeks ago and every time l water it l think of Michelle.


LindaB LindaB 18 May 2010 19:08:38

My piece is flowering just like your's, a very special reminder.


fran m fran m 18 May 2010 19:24:30

Rachel, you got in a head of me, took a photo early this morning and was going to put it up this evening. Great flower.


Myrtle Myrtle 18 May 2010 21:16:01

Mine is in flower too, I think it is a lovely and appropriate memory of Michelle (Shelser).


Rachel Rachel 18 May 2010 21:20:17

Una, it's a division so it is already well hardened. I planted it out pretty much straight away. It is planted in a bed of blue perennial corn flowers and blue bergamot so the white flowers will really stand out.

It is a really classy little flower. I too think that it's a good memento of our friend Michelle.


Lìga Lìga 18 May 2010 21:25:36

Mine too flowering....


Cloncaw Cloncaw 19 May 2010 00:21:48

Very delicate just look as though they could drift off in the breeze.


HeadGardener HeadGardener 19 May 2010 00:25:42

mine flowered in the greenhouse a few days ago and I've put it in the garden hope it does ok.


Clara Clara 19 May 2010 11:14:10

Oh mine are nearly open they look lovely ,was wondering what colour they were .

 


Gismo1981 Gismo1981 20 May 2010 13:44:14

Aw there lovely and what a nice way to remember our garden friend.


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