wow! supertough peonies!

patskywriterMay 12, 2008

four years ago i bought 4 peony roots and gleefully planted them around my yard. they poked out of the ground about an inch the first year. the second year i clumsily maimed 3 out of 4 with my weedwacker and gave them up for dead. the third year, last year, they suffered through the drought and barely stuck their heads out of the soil. this year, they're big and all sporting BEAUTIFUL PINK FLOWERS!!! i'm thrilled to pieces!


durham NC

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transplanted2scin07(7b upstate SC)

Cooool!!! That is so awesome, especially since it's so easy to get no blooms due to improper planting depth. When do we get to see pics?

    Bookmark   May 12, 2008 at 7:28PM
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i just ran out and took pictures. now, who can tell me how to post them? (i just got a digital camera) :)

durham NC

    Bookmark   May 12, 2008 at 7:55PM
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jqpublic(7b/8a Wake County NC)

Ours is doing the same thing. They are basically touching the ground though with all this rain. Such a difference a year makes huh! We have about 8 blooms on 1 plant!

    Bookmark   May 12, 2008 at 11:29PM
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transplanted2scin07(7b upstate SC)

Pat, go to photobucket and create yourself a new (free) account. Follow the steps to up load the pictures to their site (I think medium size is best - there is a place to tell it what size to reduce to). Once they are there, you'll see a list under each photo of various Codes. Completely copy the HTML Code, then paste into your garden web message box. When you are ready to preview your garden web message, you'll see the photos.
It's probably better if you put the photos in a new photo thread.

Here is a link that might be useful: Photobucket

    Bookmark   May 13, 2008 at 6:51PM
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