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Balcony Garden Progress August 2010

…….on the left side the width of the box is also a little over 215 cm and the depth is 85 cm. Plants on the left side include budleia (butterfly bush), 3 vines (morning glory, sweet pea vines, clematis,) lantana, dahlia, paper flowers (unknown name), delphinium,……

Mike Peel, Aaron Scott Willike, 2008 Solar Eclipse

(Plant) Life energy and the solar eclipse 11 July 2010

The daily life of a bird, plant or any living species on earth change each day with the light and can be easily observed each day at dusk and dawn through our senses.  Each day it is not only the light that wakes me but the song of the birds and the change […]

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Columbine – Aquilegia sp.

Update: Now have planted a few more in 2015. Will be writing about that particular one in another post. As for this batch, well they did well for a few years, I can’t remember what exactly was the cause of their demise – we had one year that was brutally cold and I […]

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Iris – On my street!

Just about 4 weeks ago was my first post about plants on my street.  This included some space streetside, where a few doors down from my bloc is a group of iris and daylily planted by one of my neighbors.  Here are the now pix 15 May, followed by a short description about […]

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Luxuriant Flowers – Hydrangea

Close-up Hydrangea macrophylla Often we find hydrangeas for sale that already have flowers, but normally they begin to flower in June once established in our gardens. So relax in the second year when the leaves are small and there are no flowers to be seen in April or May. Plus it is possible […]

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Daisy – Osteospermum

One of my favorite plants is the white petaled osteospermum shown here. In april they were found at the piata @ 10 lei nou each (just under 3 euros). They are a daisy. Daisies belong to the family of Compositae along with thistle, aster and goldenrod family. Compositae includes over 800 genera and […]

Canna growing at Gradina Botanica in Cluj

Flower power made easy on your balcony!

The plants featured in this post make great additions to your balcony garden. They can be grown in containers & beds and tare easy grow. Oh did I mention too that they are PRETTY! Here they are –

Planning your balcony garden? read this article filled with tips and tricks.


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