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Lìga's Journal

Lìga's Journal August 2009

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Seed pods.

28 August 2009 15:11:50
Rhodochiton atrosanguineus

Rhodochiton atrosanguineus

Some plants look very  good also after flowering.There is one of it.I took picture with my Rodochiton atrosanguineus,,,you can see same time flowers and seed pods.

  

In blooms.

27 August 2009 20:37:02
Acidanthera

Acidanthera

At last my purchase from Listoke garden's is in blooms.Patricia can't remeber then name of it,so i have to weit.It was Acidanthera,,very good,i happy:)Because  i lost my bulbs with i had when we move to Rush,and i did't get new.

Question...

25 August 2009 08:13:46
Question...

Question...

Maybe someone can me explain one thing.I want bay some apple trees.I was in a lots garden centres,i did check nursery websites.And what i saw,,,you can bay self pollinate trees,and trees where you need second tree,like pollinater(?)Question is-why to apple tree need pollinater-an other apple tree???I know to some plum,to pears if you want crop you have to plant other beside,but for apples???Formerly needed just some insekts.Something new in apple trees blossom structure?Now i'm confused...

Last week.

20 August 2009 11:25:39
60 cm hight delfinium

60 cm hight delfinium

Week is ower from my last entry for journal.Where time is gone???

    Last saturday Olga visit me,,,all afternoon we spend together.Girl chat.That was funny,because i refresh my Russian.I think Olga got good laugh of my spech.

   Sunday.We went to plant faire.I had very good time.Nearly first stend was "Peppermin farm&garden" (check them website,,you will see all offer)I baught new herbs-Tibetian gentian,pineapple sage,ginger mint ,and  unusual climber-Maurandyia "Magic Dragon".Plus dittany(dictamnus albus)i had one,but it don't grow good.I do not understand why....Of course its not all what i got:))There was stend of "Future forest" the had chepest blueberry plans what i saw,just 7.50.I find big  rodgersi plant for 5.Oh,lucky i:))

   Monday' afternoon  and evening was wonderful.Warm ,sunshine,no wind...cant remember when last time was so good evening.Spend thats all in garden,enjoing every minit.

   Tuesday-I was boring.

   Wednesday-went to friend and still some fuchsia cuttings,,not really still ask before  did:))Now i have fuchsia with red-green coulored leaves.

   Last days of August really flying.Bit sadlly ,,so fast summer be gone.

Wildlife in shed.

13 August 2009 10:10:42
Little one:)

Little one:)

Look what my daughter find last night in shed,,little bat on floor.Bit weird!Poor little bat,i hope he/she find mammy and daddy.Just tink of thats,,maybe there is all familly,brothers and sisters,,,and all relatives. Buu!

Beautiful Saturday!

09 August 2009 08:59:28
Patricia

Patricia

Yesterday was really beautiful day.I met Mairin,Olga and Monica.Big thanks to Mairin for invitation.Mairin braugh us to Listoke gardens Co.Louth.Garden was wonderful,and not just garden,but person what we met -Patricia.If on world would be more people like her,world would be much better.Time with so great company just fly there.Walks in garden,caffee and nice chat...Full with good emotions(and car boot with plants) we said good buy to Patricia,and went to next garden.

    Killneer garden was very beautiful,there we went for walk.Then very tired and hungry we cancel next garden visit in list,and went for tea.

   Day was so good,and my company perfect.It was pleasure to meet you all!!!

Vegetables

06 August 2009 11:06:17
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Yesterday we finish with winter vegetable garden.Hurray,hurray,hurray,,,  thats done!Last of winter cabbages,califlowers,turnips is planted.2 weeks ago we planted leeks,selery, brocolis,and others brasicas for winter,now can see they  growing.

   Yesterday we went to visit friends,we bringt them little gift to the hosts from our garden,,,what is it,you can see in picture.

  Have a nice day!!!

Orchids.

03 August 2009 09:23:44
Colmanara 'Wildcat Bobcat'

Colmanara 'Wildcat Bobcat'

This window for writing is so small,that i wont talk much,,,just want show how nice orchid flowering on my window-sill.I bought it in "Woodies" for 2 euro last winter,without flowers and very bad looking. p.s.I will upload some pictures with orchids what i have.

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