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Post  plantoid on 10/2/2013, 7:44 am

OK guys & gals what will we have for the October avatar ?

 I have some real nice butternut squashes turning golden
 most of the remaining tomato plants in the glasshouse have golden leaves and delicious fruits.

  So I offer " Golden October in the garden " in all it's various guises .


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Post  bnoles on 10/2/2013, 8:03 am

Nice one David!

I will join you by changing mine over to my grandson with his pumpkin harvest.

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Post  TxGramma on 10/2/2013, 8:48 am

Great idea David. Unfortunately I don't have anything golden in my garden to share this year. But I will join in by using a golden pic to wish y'all a happy fall! Can't wait to see everyone's golden harvests!!!
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Post  southern gardener on 10/2/2013, 11:59 am

couldn't find golden, so yellow will have to do for now Smile These marigolds are about 3' high! Supposed to only grow to 18" Shocked 
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Post  Goosegirl on 10/4/2013, 6:48 am

Great Idea!  I can choose between a Dakota Gold tomato (if it warms up enough for a few more to ripen) or use a pic of the lonely, forgotten cuke!

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Post  plantoid on 10/4/2013, 7:28 am

@southern gardener wrote:couldn't find golden, so yellow will have to do for now Smile These marigolds are about 3' high!  Supposed to only grow to 18" Shocked 
We have the same delightful problem with all the flowers in MM beds , some of the  gladioli reached a shade under 5 feet tall this year .
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Post  southern gardener on 10/4/2013, 10:46 am

@plantoid wrote:
@southern gardener wrote:couldn't find golden, so yellow will have to do for now Smile These marigolds are about 3' high!  Supposed to only grow to 18" Shocked 
We have the same delightful problem with all the flowers in MM beds , some of the  gladioli reached a shade under 5 feet tall this year .


your glads sounds beautiful plantoid! My flowers were not in MM, however, they were in my infamous, "pig manure" garden Smile
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Post  CapeCoddess on 10/4/2013, 11:03 am

Can we have a new avatar idea please, boss?  Unibrow on the left over there is getting a sore face from grinning all day...

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Post  camprn on 10/4/2013, 11:17 am

Folks. just go ahead and change up your avatar, if you like, at any time.
Or not. Very Happy 

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Post  CapeCoddess on 10/4/2013, 11:35 am

Got it!  It's weird that I haven't read that thread yet.
Thanks!
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Post  CapeCoddess on 10/4/2013, 12:20 pm

All I have in gold for veggies is this last butternut squash climbing up the rhododendron hedge:



Once my corn is finished I'll post a photo of that instead, worms and all. Rolling Eyes

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Post  gregrenee88 on 10/6/2013, 1:54 pm

@southern gardener wrote:couldn't find golden, so yellow will have to do for now Smile These marigolds are about 3' high!  Supposed to only grow to 18" Shocked 
My marigolds did the same thing! They weren't in MM but they turned into big bushes.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 10/7/2013, 1:24 pm

I have to change my 'gold in the garden' avatar to this amazing 'Bolero' mum that bloomed recently:

Every year they knock me out!
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Post  bnoles on 10/7/2013, 2:12 pm

Beautiful mum CC!

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Post  Windmere on 10/11/2013, 4:54 pm

Triple threat:  Mel's Mix Marigolds.  Photo does not do them justice.  They are the envy of the neighbors!!
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Post  southern gardener on 10/12/2013, 12:21 pm

my sweet little grand daughter in our fall leaves Smile
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Post  CapeCoddess on 10/12/2013, 5:32 pm

Awwww...SG, that is just way too cute!
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Post  southern gardener on 10/12/2013, 9:58 pm

thank you CC Smile I have to agree! She has a couple of brothers that are super cute too...(says their gramma!) haha
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