Why is it......?

maggiemuffin360April 5, 2012

...that the dandelions are growing like crazy but now much else is showing up in the garden yet?

Can you tell that I can hardly wait to get out there? Actually, some of the tulips are up and the garlic too, but still, nothing is growing like the weeds!

Happy Easter, everyone.

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marciaz3 Tropical 3 Northwestern Ontario

Gardener's law! I have lots of tulips, crocuses and daffs coming up, new growth on some daylilies and a very early peony starting. And weeds. LOTS of weeds!

How are you, Margaret? See you at the end of the month? I'm bringing my granddaughter with me this year!

    Bookmark   April 5, 2012 at 10:00PM
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maggiemuffin360

Wow, your garden is way ahead, Marcia.

End of the month sounds great - weekend of the 28th?

That will be fun to have your granddaughter along, a gardener-in-training, perhaps?

    Bookmark   April 5, 2012 at 10:26PM
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marciaz3 Tropical 3 Northwestern Ontario

Yes, the 28th. And she's definitely a gardener-in-training. She has her own little garden at my house and she also has petunias blooming on my windowsill already!

We had a week of incredibly warm weather in March and that kick-started a lot of things. I've never had crocuses blooming in March before!

    Bookmark   April 6, 2012 at 9:43AM
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celtic_07(3b)

Hi I have arabis showing it's white flower tips along with some primulas. Fens ruby euphorbia is about 2-3" high and the burgany foliage looks great under the diablo ninebark .
I winter sowed for the first time-92flats and large containers that salad greens come in. there is greenery +++ I sowed all perennials: about 4000 seeds or more
- cephalaria gigantica
- columbines:ruby port
: fireworks festival
: blackbarlow
: Misc yellow, pink whites doubles and singles
-clematis;yellow tangutica
: pink cloud
-coreopsis: zagreb
-delphiniums:blue elf and unknowens
- dianthus:chocolate
: indian summer
: red rouge and mixed unknowns
-echinacea:purple
:Powpow
-flax; blue, red
-dame's rocket
- gaillardia:red fanfare
: yellow sunburst
:burgandy silk
: oranges and lemons
:frenzy cominotion
-sea holly
- heliopsis lorraine sunrise
-hollyhocks
- lychnis rose, alba
- thermopsis caroliniana-false yellow lupine
- obediance plant alba
- malvas mochata and zebrina
- several phlox
- lots of poppies doubles-pink red mauve white-Lauren's poppy,angel's choir, pizzicato
-monarda-scarlet red
- rubeckias
-scabiosa-blue
- anenomes
-astrangia;ruby wedding
: star of fire
:moulin rouge
-cantebury bells
-calendula
-digitalis
-geuma triflorun
- helianthus
- ligularia: marie crawford
- coneflower
- monkshood
- polemonium
- veronicastrum: culvers root
Call or e-mail when you're coming in so we can all get together to do a greenhouse shuffle .Sorry this is so long but--Iam so happy with my sowing many are about1" high now.
Take care Lois

    Bookmark   April 18, 2012 at 3:11PM
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