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Plant Envy .....

Discussion in 'Gardening Advice' started by Lurcherlad, Jan 11, 2018.


  1. Lurcherlad

    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

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    I’ve never had much success with Poinsettia’s but the one in my sister’s garden puts all of mine to shame.

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    It must be 5-6 feet high and 10 feet wide!
     
  2. lymorelynn

    lymorelynn UN Peacekeeper in training
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    Wow! I never knew they grew outside - I always thought they were houseplants. I don't try with them now as they are poisonous to cats but never had any success in the past.
     
  3. Lurcherlad

    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

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    They are house plants for us in the UK.

    I'm at her house in the Dominican Republic at the moment ;)

    There are lots of plants around her of monster proportions that we normally see at home in a tiny pot!

    She also has avocado trees, lizards and humming birds in her garden
     
  4. WillowT

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    Looks beutiful
     
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  5. Siskin

    Siskin Look into my eyes....

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    Ohhhhhh, humming birds, how wonderful.

    We stayed with some friends in Canada and they had hummers come to special feeders in their garden. They were enchanting
     
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  6. Animallover26

    Animallover26 I am me.

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    Humming birds and lizards :Woot Oh if you can can you please get a photo of a hummingbird and share, pretty please :D

    Her plants look beautiful.
     
  7. Lurcherlad

    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

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    I've tried....they move very fast!
     
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  8. Lurcherlad

    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

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    As requested, a hummingbird sitting in a tree!

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    Honest! There is one - but he is black and only about 3 inches long!

    :D
     
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  9. Lurcherlad

    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

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    Here he is - my sister got a better picture.

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  10. Animallover26

    Animallover26 I am me.

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    Is this him..... ?

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  12. Lurcherlad

    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

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    See #9 again...

    Can you see him now?

    Almost central.

    :)
     
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  14. Lurcherlad

    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

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    OMG!

    A flamingo at close quarters!





















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    A prezzie from my sister and her OH! :)

    Good job my suitcase is large and pretty much empty! :D
     
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