Garden Update 2013

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Farhan Ahmed
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Garden Update 2013

Post by Farhan Ahmed » November 18th, 2012, 1:33 pm

The setting...........

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Morning Glory
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Cardinal Climber
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Malva Zebrina
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Lupin Tutti Fruiti
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Toothache Plant
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Calendula Touch of Red and fruit nana from T & M
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Snapdragon
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Pelargoniums and Dahlia
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Cineraria
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Sweet Sultan
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Stock Apple Blossom
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More on next upload

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Re: Preparing for Spring.....

Post by Tahir Khan » November 19th, 2012, 11:25 am

spectacular :) but i wonder if the morning glories will survive the winters :o

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Re: Preparing for Spring.....

Post by Farhan Ahmed » November 19th, 2012, 11:41 am

T & M said to sow 2-4 week before frost. However anyways i would erect cold frames around seedlings

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Re: Preparing for Spring.....

Post by khabbab » November 20th, 2012, 10:45 am

Wonderful. malva zebrina, will it flower for you, any past experience?
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Re: Preparing for Spring.....

Post by Farhan Ahmed » November 20th, 2012, 2:42 pm

Malva is related to hollyhocks which was a successful venture for me. Rather my first ever success with seeds. I think it will behave the same way or worst die after flowering the first year.

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Re: Preparing for Spring.....

Post by UMARKHANMARDAN » November 25th, 2012, 11:29 pm

Great work Farhan.

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Re: Preparing for Spring.....

Post by Farhan Ahmed » November 26th, 2012, 9:02 am

Some closeups of other seed sowing ventures............

Nasturtium Milkmaid T & M
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Freesia and Carnations
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Pansy
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CandyTuft
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Dimor and osteospermum
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Phlox
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Dahlberg Daisy
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Linum grandiflora
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Re: Preparing for Spring.....

Post by Izhar » November 26th, 2012, 2:36 pm

I just love the sight of seedlings.. thank you for sharing... dont fertilize the nasturtiums at all...

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Re: Preparing for Spring.....

Post by Farhan Ahmed » November 26th, 2012, 5:58 pm

@ Izhar and Umar Sahab.....Thanks....i already did fertilize....i will keep that in mind for future.

Saving your own seeds and then growing them is so much fun especially because as Sir Arif mentioned...you have lots of them :P

Calendula
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Tomatoes
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Mesembryanthemum
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Gaillardia....I think it has very understated status.....Hot summer hardy, cold hardy ..long blooming season and pest free....
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Gazania
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Poppy
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Statice
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California Poppy
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Larkspur
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Re: Preparing for Spring.....

Post by AhmadIrfan » November 26th, 2012, 8:04 pm

very nice collection of annuals, do try to mix a few varieties for landscaping they will look amazing

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