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Evergreen Nursery has uploaded a new photo to Callistemon citrinus 4 days ago

Purple Bottlebrush (Callistemon ‘Jeffersii’)

Evergreen Nursery has uploaded a new photo to Callistemon spp 4 days ago

Purple Bottlebrush (Callistemon ‘Jeffersii’)

Evergreen Nursery has uploaded a new photo to Callistemon citrinus 'Jeffersii' 4 days ago

Callistemon ‘Jeffersii’ - Purple Bottlebrush

The Mulch has uploaded a new photo to Conoclinium coelestinum 5 days ago

Blue mistflower or Conoclinium coelestinum

Cozette tagged Tecoma capensis 6 days ago
Cozette has uploaded a new photo to Hylocereus undatus 6 days ago

White Fleshed Dragon Fruit

Evergreen Nursery has uploaded a new photo to Perovskia spp 6 days ago

Perovskia atriplicifolia

Evergreen Nursery has uploaded a new photo to Perovskia atriplicifolia 6 days ago

Perovskia atriplicifolia

Mitch has added Allium sativum 'Inchelium Red' to his plants list. 7 days ago
Mitch has added Pisum sativum 'Oregon Giant' to his plants list. 7 days ago
Mitch has added Beta vulgaris 'Bright Lights' to his plants list. 7 days ago
Mitch Shirts commented on Allium x proliferum 1 week ago

Great article here wimastergardener.org/article/egyptian-walking-onions/ about these...

Mitch Shirts commented on Averrhoa carambola 1 week ago

I tried, but I bought a little tiny seedling and forgot to water it and it didn't make it (sorry...

Mitch has added Averrhoa carambola to his cemetery list. 1 week ago
Mitch Shirts commented on Asclepias speciosa 1 week ago

I couldn't get this to grow in my coastal southern California garden. I tried and tried but no luck.

Mitch has added Asclepias speciosa to his cemetery list. 1 week ago
Mitch has uploaded a new photo to Armoracia rusticana 1 week ago

Horseradish

Mitch Shirts commented on Arctotis spp. 1 week ago

I killed these, well technically my chickens killed these. I see them all over the place, so I'll...

Mitch has added Arctotis spp. to his cemetery list. 1 week ago
  • My Mulch Profile

  • Occupation
    CEO/CFO My Household
  • Gardening Ability
    2 - Sort of Experienced
  • My 5 favorite plants are
    Tuberose, Gardenia, Delphinium, Lavender, and Rosemary
  • What is your favorite gardening outfit or costume?
    My sunshine yellow sloggers! -with play clothes of course!:)
  • What is the one question about gardening you would really like people to ask you?
    Did YOU really grow that?
  • And what's the answer?
    YES! I DID!
  • Do you have a gardening philosophy you would like to share with other gardeners? What is it?
    Don't listen to me. I am a novice!
  • If you could grow only one plant, what would it be?
    Oh that would have to be ANYthing in a hanging basket!!!!
  • What plant have you tried to grow that has given you the most trouble? Or, what plant would you like to grow and can't, and why?
    Delphiniums I have tried to grow and can't, Snapdrogons never get very tall for me, my Dahlias never even come up, and my baskets, well they always look sad. I would love to grow a beautiful cut flower garden that smells delicious!
  • What is your favorite time in the garden?
    Morning,alone with my husband and our coffee, and evening before sunset with our wine!
  • What is your favorite color in the garden?
    Purple
  • What is your favorite place or activity in the garden?
    Sitting in our Garden "living room" under the shade of our weeping plum, watching the kids laugh and play on the lawn.
  • What is your favorite public or private garden in the world? Why?
    Disneyland! Is that a public garden? I just love all the topiary, the hanging baskets, the colors, and the creativity.
  • What individual has influenced your gardening interest the most? How?
    My husband, and my parents. They are always researching and growing something new. They are so patient, and they appreciate the tiniest little buds.
  • What do you dislike most about gardening?
    at first, I was going to say weeding, but then, I like the weeding, it is really quite relaxing and therapeutic for me...:0)
  • What do you like most about gardening?
    the beauty, the aromas, and the fresh, organic meals you can prepare.
  • Gender
    Female
  • What is your Garden Test Score?
    1-5 Just Beginning
  • Education

  • Favorite Quote
    "No chord of music has yet been found to even equal that sweet sound which to my mind all else surpasses the clink of ice in crystal cocktail glasses."
  • Interests
    Creating a magical Fairy Garden, Camping in the Mountains, and hiking to the top, and all around them, catching a really big fish, taking a really long jog, playing a great competitive game of tennis, and drinking a well made martini!

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