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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
  • Gardening Background

  • Biographical Information
    Married to a awesome man live in the small city of Wood village Or. Love to garden,scrapbook,read and love to take walks with my hubby and little sweet dog Sprout.
  • My Mulch Profile

  • Occupation
    Retired RN
  • Gardening Ability
    3 - Garden a lot, with some success
  • My 5 favorite plants are
    Hostas, Bacopa, lantana, millon bells trailing:)
  • What is your favorite gardening outfit or costume?
    My wore out pink comfy pants. And a green garden apron my husband bought me at the coast at Seaside.
  • What is the one question about gardening you would really like people to ask you?
    How do I do so well with my Hostas.
  • And what's the answer?
    TLC:)
  • Who is your own favorite gardening personality on TV, radio or in print? Why?
    Ed Hume:) Very experience on anything gardening. Also like his sense of humor.
  • Do you have a gardening philosophy you would like to share with other gardeners? What is it?
    Gardening brings joy and color into our life's and there is nothing like seeing a little sprout or seed grow into something beautiful:)
  • If you could grow only one plant, what would it be?
    Hostas:) I love them:)
  • 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?
    Petunias
  • What is your favorite time in the garden?
    Would have to be early morning:)
  • What is your favorite color in the garden?
    Blues:)
  • What is your favorite place or activity in the garden?
    it would have to be in my front porch having a cup of coffee in the morning:) And watering my flowers so I can get a good look at them.
  • What is your favorite public or private garden in the world? Why?
    Would have to be the lavender farms here in Oregon. Why because they are beautiful looking at rows and rows of different kinds and colors. And the smell is fantastic.
  • What individual has influenced your gardening interest the most? How?
    My husband:) When I married him he love flowers and that started me gardening:)
  • Gardening Dilemmas
    Slugs and sometime to much rain:)
  • What do you dislike most about gardening?
    Deadheading hate it:)
  • What do you like most about gardening?
    All of it expect deadheading. The results of a project or something you planted.
  • Favorite Nursery
    7 Dees, Deep Creek nursery, Als garden center:)
  • Cat or Dog person
    Dog Person
  • What is your Garden Test Score?
    16-20 Very Good
  • Education

  • College / University
    University of Oregon
  • Graduation Year
    1993
  • Birthday
    03/12/1954
  • Favorite Quote
    Friends are flowers in life's garden.
  • Interests
    Gardening scrapbooking reading collect old vintage garden books and mini teapots.
  • Plant Care Provider Profile

  • I would like to promote my gardening expertise
    No
  • Receive Plant Care Reminder Email
    Yes

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