Callisia repens border to path

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Callisia repens border to path

Postby midgin » Fri May 11, 2007 9:16 am

Maybe not everyone's cup of tea... but I love this little plant. Callisia repens, AKA Inch Plant.

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Postby The Estate » Fri May 11, 2007 9:19 am

looks great and hides the weeds to, another intersting spot in your garden, very peacefull Mid :P
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Postby Spider Lily » Fri May 11, 2007 9:38 am

Nice Midgin! I would love to get a bird's eye view of your garden with all of your "nooks and crannys" :D
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Postby jasalim » Fri May 11, 2007 10:52 am

I like that area Midgin, the plants suit it well :D
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Postby Luzy » Fri May 11, 2007 1:49 pm

That looks sweet, midgin. :D A fantastic compliment to the path!
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Postby Mister Wisteria » Fri May 11, 2007 2:34 pm

Very pretty Midge, very old worldlie. :D
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Postby Pam » Sat May 12, 2007 7:25 am

Gorgeous area (as usual) Midgin. I reckon you would have an absolute ball if you lived in a tropical area. Though you do pretty well without it mind you!
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Postby Pam » Sat May 12, 2007 7:25 am

What's the 'thing'?
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Postby abwal » Sat May 12, 2007 10:09 am

Very nice, as usual, Midgin. Definite tropical look to the area.
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Postby guzzigirl » Sat May 12, 2007 10:13 am

Pam wrote:What's the 'thing'?


looks like an old wringer to me
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Postby bubba louie » Sat May 12, 2007 11:58 am

guzzigirl wrote:
Pam wrote:What's the 'thing'?


looks like an old wringer to me


The "wheel" is the same as on my Grandfather's old hand operated chaff cutter.
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Postby Pam » Sat May 12, 2007 1:29 pm

Ah!
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Postby midgin » Sat May 12, 2007 2:38 pm

It is a cast iron mangle...weighs a ton... the weather has demolished the wooden wringers and the little wood handle. Nice to look at but not something you want to move on a regular basis. I must take a pic of the old mower that we have... it is even more so :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Postby The Estate » Sat May 12, 2007 2:50 pm

Oh please do I gets lots of great idea from you Mid and know what to look out for in me bins :P
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Postby midgin » Sat May 12, 2007 3:04 pm

Here is the mower.... I have never got around to painting it... :oops: :oops:
The tree stump (on which it sits) is much smaller to when we had the gum cut down. Too large to attempt to remove... I may paint it black to highlight the mower.....light-bulb..idea...idea.....
"The bus driver' gave me that mower for my birthday (or was it Christmas?) I was over the moon...
It also weighs a ton, I must add....cast iron once again, love it.
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Postby Greenleaves » Sat May 12, 2007 3:46 pm

midgin wrote:Here is the mower.... I have never got around to painting it... :oops: :oops:
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Please don't paint it...it's jus the rite colour for it's vintage.
My wheel barrow is jus rust colour & so is my wagon wheel & buggy.

I reckon they blend in with the surrounds outside - you mite have it in the lounge & therefore cd b painted :!:

Just passing on my taste - u can paint it black :!: :!:
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Postby Pam » Sat May 12, 2007 3:50 pm

midgin wrote:Here is the mower.... I have never got around to painting it... :oops: :oops:



No need to paint it - it looks kind of rustic! :lol:
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Postby midgin » Sat May 12, 2007 3:55 pm

I meant paint the STUMP black.... but I may have to oil the wooden rollers. Originally I was going to also paint the mower...however... too many plants to play with. :wink:
On second thoughts, I may go into the 'lawn mowing' business... anyone for quotes??
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Postby Yani » Sat May 12, 2007 4:23 pm

Very nice, midgin. Surely they added characters to your garden!
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Postby abwal » Sat May 12, 2007 4:43 pm

Never seen a mower with a built in roller before. Very unusual. You must have lots of little - or not so little - surprises in your garden. Adds to the interest greatly.
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