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Rachel's Journal

Rachel's Journal

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Bog Garden Complete

23 May 2010 21:10:13
Bog Garden Complete

Bog Garden Complete

I finished my Bog Garden today.

Sometimes first ideas are the best as I went with the planter I had originally wanted for the job in the end.

The Bog Garden is planted with a selection of Sarracenia and a Darlingtonia.

More pictures in my May album.


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fran m fran m 23 May 2010 21:25:00

Looking great.


MartinB MartinB 23 May 2010 21:25:16

absolutely wonderful


Rachel Rachel 23 May 2010 23:02:48

Thank you, gentlemen. I sent my daughter out to see what I had done in the garden and she came back all disappointed, saying  "I thought you were planting your orchids out". Sometimes I wonder if anyone listens to me at all : )


Cloncaw Cloncaw 23 May 2010 23:02:59

Looks good it's true sometimes are first ideas are the best.


Clara Clara 23 May 2010 23:31:21

Love it,  well done I just looked at the photos and looks better in them.


wayne wayne 24 May 2010 00:10:40

Very nice job Rachel. I think you could fit a v.f.t. in there and also some hardy sundews if you wanted. The contrast of colour between the plants and the modern style planter works perfectly. I will have to call down to view your carnivorous creation sometime.


Ternie Ternie 24 May 2010 08:38:28

I've just seen your pictures on facebook. I do love your work! very colourful and nice contrast with hosta's leaves.


Myrtle Myrtle 24 May 2010 11:59:40

That is lovely, you were right to get the pot you wanted even if it was expensive. I have a lot of cheap pots and wish I had bought something really nice instead of several cheap ones. I find it hard to spend on something like that as I always think how many plants I could buy with the money!


Rachel Rachel 25 May 2010 17:20:59

Thanks : )


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