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25 May 2012
Storms 26°C / 79°F

Did a very bad thing and just had to go to the local nursery. :-) Well the excuse was that I had no success with the short marigold seeds that I planted that were to go into the pots and garden with the tomatoes. I had great success with the tall variety—crackerjack I think—but I really wanted some short ones. Anyway I will take a pic later, of the new Dutch iris that I just couldn’t leave without—‘Lion King. Of course I had to bring home some ’Black Dragon’ coleus—I am a sucker for coleus.
I should also confess to the heuchera ‘Melting Fire’ and ‘Ruby Bells’ and the dwarf Lady’s Mantle and the fiber optic grass ‘Live Wire’’, oh and a salvia—forget the name at the minute, but it is pink…..and it was 20% off….so :-)
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This might not sound as bad if I hadn’t been there just a week or so ago and picked up a heuchera "Dale’s Strain and an allium Karataviense ‘Ivory Queen’.. Or if I wasn’t in the process of preparing for our annual swap next Saturday. We have been trading online and I have a list of trades that is bigger than it should be…..but ……I can’t help it…….I NEED more plants……
and BTW….I did pick up those marigolds! :-)


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That sounds like a great outing at the nursery! And don’t we all need more plants??

Posted on 25 May 12 (about 3 years ago)

Maybe we need a plantaholics anonymous?

Posted on 25 May 12 (about 3 years ago)

I agree with rainy mountain! But I don’t think I’d join … love the garden too much! :)

Posted on 25 May 12 (about 3 years ago)
Mamabluestem

Mamabluestem

Folia Helper

United States5b

They say confession is good for the garden, errrr, soul.
One can never have too many plants!

Posted on 25 May 12 (about 3 years ago)

I’ll back you up…..those plants were screaming for you to take them home. I heard them. “Plantaholics Anonymous”!….is that Folia’s subtitle?

Posted on 26 May 12 (about 3 years ago)
kathN it was a good outing and yes we do! lol!

rainymountain—plantaholics anonymous—-would they make me stop?? :-)
HollyBee I do love my garden
Mamabluestem—that seems to be my thought to! :-)
rosemarieGardener—I am glad you heard them too—then it wasn’t just me! :-)
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they have to just sit in their pots in the shade for now. I can give them little drinks, but won’t be able to plant them and give them a good soak with the hose until the water ban is lifted.

Posted on 26 May 12 (about 3 years ago)

There are worse things to be addicted to! Sounds like a wonderful purchase to me!

Posted on 27 May 12 (about 3 years ago)

Yup… just one more plant is all you need…… :)

Posted on 03 Jun 12 (about 3 years ago)

If only it had been ‘just one’ lol!

Posted on 05 Jun 12 (about 3 years ago)

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