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Postby jack » Mon Apr 30, 2007 8:33 pm

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okay have hit the photo album, only way i can find spring bulb borders
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Postby jasalim » Mon Apr 30, 2007 8:45 pm

that looks so pretty :!:
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Postby Spider Lily » Mon Apr 30, 2007 10:26 pm

It does look great Jack!

Is this at your last place. If I remember correctly you had quite a few bulbs growing in your front yard before you moved.
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Postby jack » Mon Apr 30, 2007 11:21 pm

yes last house, but have put 900 bulbs into the new house
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Postby jasalim » Tue May 01, 2007 1:29 am

wow, 900 bulbs, that's a lot of planting :shock: :!:
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Postby Pam » Tue May 01, 2007 6:35 am

Gorgeous, Jack! :D
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Postby midgin » Tue May 01, 2007 7:44 am

Lovely bulbs, Jack.
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Postby jack » Tue May 01, 2007 7:53 am

first garden over 3 years ago now hit the 5000 mark when i stop counting, last garden got to 2500 or their abouts and this new garden has more room than last two combined, so planning in next 2 years to get number over 20000 combined with annual wildflowers and perrenial wildflowers.
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Postby jasalim » Tue May 01, 2007 8:14 am

:shock: :shock: :shock: wow, that's an incredible number :!:
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Postby The Estate » Tue May 01, 2007 8:32 am

GE must put the red carpet out for you when you place your order :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby Mister Wisteria » Tue May 01, 2007 9:41 am

jack wrote:first garden over 3 years ago now hit the 5000 mark when i stop counting, last garden got to 2500 or their abouts and this new garden has more room than last two combined, so planning in next 2 years to get number over 20000 combined with annual wildflowers and perrenial wildflowers.


Gee Jack, I hope you are going to label everyone plus do a scale planting map. :lol: :lol: They do look and will look good. 8)
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Postby jack » Tue May 01, 2007 11:06 am

am hoping to build the garden to be on the open garden scheme. so aiming to plant 25000 bulbs, as we have hot summers but a lot colder nights in winter than people who live on the coast. the shire is a wonderful wildflower area, with tourist coaches and flower tours, so my garden will be a wildflower/bulb area with unique trees
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Postby enrico » Tue May 01, 2007 11:25 am

Very special Jack :D I hope mine look half as good....... :roll: I planted 700 bulbs ..fingers crossed
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Postby jack » Tue May 01, 2007 12:49 pm

just the last two homes/gardens i owned where in perth on a sandy, alkaline soil that is water repellent and was terrible for bulbs with hot summers and mild to warm winters. Now at long last, have a quarter acre would like 5 acres but quarter will do for now, soil is clay to gravelly loam with some sand around house pad, summer days are hotter than perth but summer nights are cooler and are 100km inland from coast and 240 metres higher than last house so winters are for me a lot colder than i am used to in perth and gardening though tricky in summer is so far been a lot nicer and more rewarding. planted out rain lillies only in early april with 800 odd other bulbs and already they are blooming. will be a fantastic display in september with wildflowers, everlastings and is 8 metres back from road on the edge of a sand slope, using limestone rocks as a retainer and truck loads of compost.
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Postby enrico » Tue May 01, 2007 2:51 pm

8) 8) Cool ....... :D :D I can`t wait to see more pics :D
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Postby Luzy » Tue May 01, 2007 7:36 pm

The winding-ness of that border's great! Do you miss your other gardens at all, jack?
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Postby jack » Tue May 01, 2007 8:02 pm

no the soil was to hard to keep plants healthy, sand sucks. but yes am sad to leave 4 years of work behind but where i live now is much better. nice people, friendly town and no thieves in my home or garden unlike living back in the city.
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Postby Yani » Wed May 02, 2007 9:10 am

Look lovely Jack. I can't wait for spring to see more blooms :P
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