Bit of this..Bit of that.

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Bit of this..Bit of that.

Postby midgin » Fri Jun 27, 2008 6:00 pm

A photo that most of you would have seen earlier on....I am still poking around in that garden...adding bits and pieces of plants.....
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Re: Bit of this..Bit of that.

Postby The Estate » Fri Jun 27, 2008 6:02 pm

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: just beautiful, love it :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Postby MacMaples » Fri Jun 27, 2008 7:00 pm

Very nice. Where do you get those arching hanger holder things? Ooh, and what is that creeper growing out of? It looks like a terracotta pipe.
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Postby Marleneann » Fri Jun 27, 2008 7:12 pm

Very relaxing.
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Re: Bit of this..Bit of that.

Postby abwal » Fri Jun 27, 2008 7:14 pm

Absolutely beautiful, Midgin. That is a great photo.
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Re: Bit of this..Bit of that.

Postby midgin » Fri Jun 27, 2008 7:23 pm

MacMaples wrote:Very nice. Where do you get those arching hanger holder things? Ooh, and what is that creeper growing out of? It looks like a terracotta pipe.

The hangers are from Bunnings... and yes it is a terracotta pipe..I have a metal stake inside to try and keep the pipe upright....if the possum comes jumping about of a night. The creeper was looking far more lush...but it didn't have a lot of sun...it is (label saver me :wink: ) Ipomoea batatas. It comes in light green, dark purple and red (don't have). I am apprehensive about letting it get into the garden...although the label says yes...
When the creeper rejuvenates I can share... if you wish?

Thanks GE people... I am enjoying fiddling with this area...rather than doing the hard work that should be done, in the neglected areas. :oops:
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Postby Mister Wisteria » Fri Jun 27, 2008 7:42 pm

Just wonderful Midge. :D :D :D
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Re: Bit of this..Bit of that.

Postby MacMaples » Fri Jun 27, 2008 10:10 pm

Thank you very much, I'll give it some thought. It looks great cascading out of the pipe. Where would you get a pipe like that? I know there are some very nice tall planters around but I really like the look of the pipe. I googled Ipomoea batatas. Turns out it's sweet potato, ornamental variety!
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Postby Pam » Sat Jun 28, 2008 7:02 am

I'm happy to see this pic found its way here Midgin - it's fantastic. :D

MacMaples wrote:Where would you get a pipe like that?


I got mine at the recycle centre. There's a cane farmer on the other side of town has a stack of about 2 or 3 hundred that he doesn't appear to touch. It is very tempting to go and try to scrounge a few. :lol:
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Re: Bit of this..Bit of that.

Postby midgin » Sat Jun 28, 2008 7:09 am

Thanks Pam (and anyone I missed)...I can't recollect where I got them...I did think a garage sale...but when I moved the one in the photo, I was thinking...I CANNOT imagine 'the bus driver' agreeing to lugging this home..it weighs a ton. :shock: I would love to get some of the other pipes that you see occasionally (road works)...wider in diameter but not as long...would be great as a garden pot......a raised garden bed of sorts.
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Re: Bit of this..Bit of that.

Postby Pam » Sat Jun 28, 2008 7:12 am

I had mine partly buried in the garden bed to stabilise it, and when watering, lifted out the pot sitting on top and filled it with water - it was a great way of getting water right down into the soil.
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Re: Bit of this..Bit of that.

Postby midgin » Sat Jun 28, 2008 7:22 am

Good thinking...mine is buried but not very deeply.
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