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The second stalk

The second stalk

5 Dec, '070 Comments

The second stalk, originally uploaded by malyousif. While I was super busy last week, the Hippaestrum’s sprouted another stalk and has five heads, the fifth is a mutant and I don’t think it will open; however, as you can see, the other four more than compensate! Have a wonderful day…

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The Bulbs are On

The Bulbs are On

24 Nov, '070 Comments

I finally got the chance to plant the bulbs in the new Cuttings Patch this afternoon. I’ve also moved the bulbs that have already produced leaves in there too; those would be the Gladiolus and the Lilies. The bulbs are planted are: 30x Oxalis Deppei – Four leaf clover 60x Liatris Spicata 30x Gladiolus Callianthus […]

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Hippaestrum (Candy Cane)

Hippaestrum (Candy Cane)

16 Nov, '070 Comments

Hippaestrum (Candy Cane), originally uploaded by malyousif. The first Hippaestrum (Amaryllis to some) of the season. I love these bulbs as they always reward you with huge showy flowers like no other. I’ve planted them outside in the garden before with good success. This year, I wanted to have some extra colour in the house. […]

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The bulbs are in

The bulbs are in

27 Oct, '070 Comments

At last I’ve had a chance to plant some bulbs I bought a couple of weeks ago. I opted to plant them all in pots – at least initially – as that will give me the chance to keep them inside, or move at least some to the garden at my leisure. To see my […]

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Hyacinth blooming

Hyacinth blooming

2 Mar, '074 Comments

Hyacinth blooming, originally uploaded by malyousif. Hope and beauty! This is one of the bulbs I received from Patty a couple of weeks ago, they’re all doing well and some have already started to show signs of blooming, like this little guy. I’ve planted them all in pots and lined the breakfast area’s wall with […]

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