GE bulbs at "Refugee camp"

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GE bulbs at "Refugee camp"

Postby Yani » Sat Sep 16, 2006 10:20 pm

Hi,

I'm a bit hesitant to enter these pictures as the bulbs are living at refugee camp at the moment (AKA: pots :lol: :lol: ) . Hopefuly it's ok and within the guidelines.

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I'm very happy I bought bulbs from GE. My tulips grow so well. The flowers are enormous and fat with strong and long stems! Must remember to get more tulips next year. Very very impressive at my first attempt to grow bulbs properly , not just chuck in the pots, water it and forget about it :oops: :oops: .

Enjoy the pics :) .
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Postby Pam » Sun Sep 17, 2006 5:54 am

:lol: :lol: "Refugee camp" - I love it! :lol:
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Postby sara » Sun Sep 17, 2006 6:39 am

Yani, it looks like those bulbs are getting ready to march into their new home! (hearing the theme for the movie Exodus here! ;))
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Postby The Estate » Sun Sep 17, 2006 8:01 am

A bit like my place, pots everywhere, I acutally planted about 6 into the garden yesterday and a lot more will go intot the ground today, cutting back pots because of water res. :cry:
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Postby Pokie » Sun Sep 17, 2006 8:07 am

Looks great Yani!

Same. My place is full of pots! :oops:
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Postby Luzy » Sun Sep 17, 2006 9:02 am

It looks sensational, Yani. And you're so good with placement! :D :D
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Postby Yani » Sun Sep 17, 2006 3:01 pm

Thanks everyone :) .

My new garden isn't ready yet. I pulled out some weeds yesterday and still plenty of it. It's good the plants are still in the pots. I can group them/move them around to find best spots for their needs.
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Postby The Estate » Sun Sep 17, 2006 3:10 pm

back in the days when I was renting and just started to get into playing outdoors, I used to dig a hole in the garden and plant the plant in the pot and mulch and when I moved dug them up and took them with me :P
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Postby midgin » Sun Sep 17, 2006 6:39 pm

Yani. they are lovely plants...and all so healthy looking... (Y)
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Postby Yani » Sun Sep 17, 2006 7:12 pm

But Cherryl, I wasn't allow to dig the balcony floor as I live in apartment at the first floor :wink: :lol: . Otherwise they are all in the ground already.
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Postby mic » Sun Sep 17, 2006 10:13 pm

Love the first photo Yani!!
It was my goal this weekend to plant out every single pot that I had bought or been given to go in the garden. I've been having a real splurge on the garden and I had plants everywhere!! Mission accomplished except for a hydrangea cutting the kids took which needs to grow a bit more Yay!! Just as well there are no nurseries close by or I'd soon be back to square one.
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Postby Lea » Mon Sep 18, 2006 3:47 pm

;) It doesn't matter that they're in pots - those bright colours are strikingly beautiful, Yani (Y)
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Postby cordelia » Tue Sep 19, 2006 2:47 am

Beautiful, Yani! Pretty flash refugees! I'm sure they are all excited as they view their new home. Hope you have explained to them that you will get some soil, just in case they are worried! They look great!
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Postby Spider Lily » Tue Sep 19, 2006 2:49 pm

Your tulips are gorgeous Yani :D

I especially like the first photo which clearly shows the daffodil against the tulips!
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Postby Comeilotei » Wed Nov 08, 2006 7:34 pm

Lovely tulips Yani!

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Postby Yani » Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:19 pm

Thanks everyone :) . Unfortunately the tulip bulbs now have been lifted. Canberra had wild weather few months back and all my tulips were damaged :cry: :cry: . Lucky I managed to get the pics before they were destroyed.
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Postby Comeilotei » Thu Nov 09, 2006 8:45 pm

So what do u do with the bulbs Yani? Do you put them in paper bags and store them in a cool dark spot or in the crisper of your fridge? When would you put them into the ground again?

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Postby The Estate » Fri Nov 10, 2006 7:28 am

I have a pile of the plastice stackage vegie containers, I put all my bulbs into those in an airy place in the garage
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Postby Yani » Fri Nov 10, 2006 10:24 am

The bulbs are still in the big pot. I plan to store them in cool dark place in my garage before I put them in the ground again. Should I wash them before I store them? Or just leave it like that?
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