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RE: revelation - geraniums


SURE! I'll try to do that this weekend. Right now, the only blooms on
the hibiscus are low and hard to see...but I'll do different angles so
you can see it all.

  

Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net> wrote:
  Jesse, can you post it so all of us can see?

Blessings,
Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5) 

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Donna
Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 9:42 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] revelation - geraniums

send the pic to me too please :)

Donna

--- Kitty wrote:

> Jesse, I'd love to see pics of the small garden you described. I just 
> checked PDN's geranium, Ouch! $12.00! I put in 31 small (4 inch that 
> I moved up to quart 6 wks b4 planting) ones. They are small, but this 
> plant thickens up in a few years. This plant has the Award of Garden 
> Merit from RHS. I like the habit of var. striatum better than the 
> regular Geranium sanguineum because it is shorter. It doesn't splay 
> open as much. You can shear it back as the flowering slows down and 
> it will put out more, but I've found that even without the shearing it 
> will throw sporadic flowers throughout the season. The fall color is 
> a lovely maroon.
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jesse Bell" 
> To: 
> Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 1:24 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] revelation
> 
> 
> > Kitty, I love the photos as well...and I really
> like your walkway. Is
> > that landscape timber that you used? And I am
> ordering some of that
> > Bloody Cranesbill from Plant Delights this year. I
> was so pleased with
> > my other perennial geranium that I decided to
> expand this year.
> >
> >
> > I found a really pretty, small garden, design that
> just sort of
> > "happened" when Pam gave me a perennial hibiscus
> last year. I had a
> > small circle garden that was rather "blah" and I
> planted it there. I had
> > no idea what color the flowers would be
> (lavender). This year it bloomed
> > and it goes just GREAT with the plants already in
> there...Purple
> > Coneflower and dark purple Cosmos that reseeded
> from last year. I just
> > love it.
> >
> >
> > Kitty wrote:
> > Thanks Donna. I don't concentrate on design, I
> just grow what I want and
> > try to make it fit in. But it is not done without
> any thought to
> > placement.
> > I have developed beds with pleasing curves but
> also with some straight
> > lines
> > where apropriate. And I do think about what plant
> works best where when
> > installing.
> >
> > The tenders bed has to be done every year so this
> year I made an effort to
> > design a permanent repeating edging so that the
> front gardens have a more
> > formal appearance. I have one swath of Russian
> Stonecrop around a tree,
> > and
> > I just planted most of the rest of the edges with
> Lancaster Geraniums aka
> > the striatum variety of Bloody Cranesbill. I know
> they are pretty common,
> > but I have always liked them and they are a real
> workhorse plant looking
> > good during the whole growing season with a
> changing appearance.
> >
> > Kitty
> > neIN, Zone 5
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Donna"
> > To:
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 6:34 AM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] revelation
> >
> >
> >> Thanks for hanging in there and getting them
> posted.
> >>
> >> Your place looks great! Nice designs as
> everything
> >> looks like it fits in naturally.
> >>
> >> Donna
> >>
> >> --- Kitty wrote:
> >>
> >>> It's back in business.
> >>> Here are some photos from my roof. Can't see
> much
> >>> of anything in backyard;
> >>> almost all of this is the south and east sides.
> >>>
> >>
>
http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/kmrsy/album?.dir=/772cre2&.src=ph
> >>>
> >>> Kitty
> >>> neIN, Zone 5
> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>> From: "Donna"
> >>> To:
> >>> Sent: Tuesday, June 27, 2006 10:18 PM
> >>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] revelation
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> > Yahoo will get it's act together again. they
> did
> >>> the
> >>> > same thing a few days ago.
> >>> >
> >>> > One of my other groups is starting the yearly
> road
> >>> > rally race and we were having a 23 min delay
> in
> >>> > getting messages to just post to the site,
> longer
> >>> to
> >>> > actually get to your inbox. sigh.
> >>> >
> >>> > Donna
> >>> > who thinks they have server problems, cause
> the
> >>> backup
> >>> > came back in the wrong time order...
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> > --- Kitty wrote:
> >>> >
> >>> >> Well darn. I spent all that time getting them resized, 
> >>> >> uploaded, edited and now there seems to be a problem with 
> >>> >> yahoo.
> I'll
> >>> >> try to post later or
> >>> >> tomorrow.
> >>> >> Kitty
> >>> >> neIN, Zone 5
> >>> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >>> >> From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan"
> >>> >>
> >>> >>
> >>> >> >I look forward to your photos, Kitty!
> >>> >> > Blessings,
> >>> >> > Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> >>> >> >
> >>> >> > -----Original Message-----
> >>> >> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
> >>> >> [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> >>> >> > Behalf
> >>> >> > Of Kitty
> >>> >> > Sent: Sunday, June 25, 2006 8:23 PM
> >>> >> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >>> >> > Subject: [CHAT] revelation
> >>> >> >
> >>> >> > MG stuff is in maintenance mode now so I
> had
> >>> the
> >>> >> whole weekend to myself.
> >>> >> > I
> >>> >> > stuck two full boxes of shrub and a tree
> >>> cuttings,
> >>> >> mostly using Clonex but
> >>> >> > also tried some gel containers. Cut out
> >>> deadwood
> >>> >> and overgrowth and
> >>> >> > bundled
> >>> >> > for pickup. Lots of other odds and ends
> too,
> >>> but
> >>> >> for each thing I
> >>> >> > scratched
> >>> >> > off my list, I added another. Still, feels
> >>> good.
> >>> >> >
> >>> >> > When I got on the roof to clean the
> gutters, I
> >>> was
> >>> >> surprised at how easy
> >>> >> > it
> >>> >> > was getting up there. Last year it seemed
> >>> >> difficult and I remember
> >>> >> > worrying
> >>> >> > that the older I get the more difficult it
> is
> >>> and
> >>> >> how much longer would I
> >>> >> > be
> 
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