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Post  countrynaturals on 2/1/2017, 7:18 pm

It wasn't easy finding anything awake yet, but just when I was about to give up, I found this little guy waiting by the faucet for the horse area. It's about the size of a nickel.
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Post  RoOsTeR on 2/2/2017, 7:41 am

Nice shot

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Post  CapeCoddess on 2/2/2017, 12:55 pm

Beautiful photo and great idea!  I'll go on a hunt this weekend.
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 2/2/2017, 6:08 pm

@CapeCoddess wrote:Beautiful photo and great idea!  I'll go on a hunt this weekend.
Agree, very pretty!  

Me too, will do a walk about and see what I can find waking up!
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Post  CapeCoddess on 2/8/2017, 11:43 am

Kale woke up....just in time for a snow storm tomorrow: 
So I et it!
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Post  countrynaturals on 2/8/2017, 11:51 am

@CapeCoddess wrote:Kale woke up....just in time for a snow storm tomorrow: 
So I et it!
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Post  trolleydriver on 2/8/2017, 2:32 pm

Speaking of snow storm ... here is what my SFG and other veggie area looks like after the recent snow and ice storm.



That is my new Avatar.

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Post  countrynaturals on 2/8/2017, 3:48 pm

@trolleydriver wrote:Speaking of snow storm ... here is what my SFG and other veggie area looks like after the recent snow and ice storm.



That is my new Avatar.
Looks like something trying to wake up in the lower left corner. I'm in shock here, going from this to newbeone's 90 degree posting about shade cloth. (Giggle -- no pun intended about the 90 degrees.)
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Post  trolleydriver on 2/8/2017, 3:58 pm

@countrynaturals wrote:
@trolleydriver wrote:Speaking of snow storm ... here is what my SFG and other veggie area looks like after the recent snow and ice storm.



That is my new Avatar.
Looks like something trying to wake up in the lower left corner. I'm in shock here, going from this to newbeone's 90 degree posting about shade cloth. (Giggle -- no pun intended about the 90 degrees.)
CN ... I believe that is a small holly plant in Mrs TD's flower garden.

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Post  Scorpio Rising on 2/18/2017, 3:12 pm

OK so I finally found something alive!  Other than my mache, which is AMAZING!

It is my neighbors ghost lilies!  They grow. Just the green part, in spring, and then later, in July these bare stalks appear with awesome pink flowers atop the stalk!  No foliage with the blooms!  So strange!

I will take pics!

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Post  sanderson on 2/19/2017, 2:28 am

I found the first sign of spring when I pulled back the bridal tulle - a white butterfly! Shocked

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Post  countrynaturals on 2/19/2017, 3:12 pm

@sanderson wrote:I found the first sign of spring when I pulled back the bridal tulle - a white butterfly! Shocked
I thought the tulle was for keeping them on the outside. Rolling Eyes
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 2/19/2017, 5:11 pm

@countrynaturals wrote:
@sanderson wrote:I found the first sign of spring when I pulled back the bridal tulle - a white butterfly! Shocked
I thought the tulle was for keeping them on the outside. Rolling Eyes
Lol!  The best laid plans....
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Post  sanderson on 2/20/2017, 9:37 pm

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Post  BeetlesPerSqFt on 2/25/2017, 12:10 pm

Not many days left in February, but I found something awake: Snowdrops!
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Post  Mellen on 2/25/2017, 12:55 pm

@Scorpio Rising wrote:OK so I finally found something alive!  Other than my mache, which is AMAZING!

It is my neighbors ghost lilies!  They grow. Just the green part, in spring, and then later, in July these bare stalks appear with awesome pink flowers atop the stalk!  No foliage with the blooms!  So strange!

I will take pics!

I have some of those too from my Grandma's garden (she passed in 1983 so mine are pretty old).  They just keep multiplying.  She called them "Naked Ladies" so that's what I call them.   Smile  She was also a gardener, but it was a survival thing not a hobby.  I can remember her cellar being full of jars she had canned.  Our favorite gift from her was her pickled peaches.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 2/25/2017, 8:24 pm

@BeetlesPerSqFt wrote:Not many days left in February, but I found something awake: Snowdrops!

Oh yes! Spring is definitely around the corner. I'll keep an eye out for mine!
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Post  countrynaturals on 2/26/2017, 12:17 am

@CapeCoddess wrote:
@BeetlesPerSqFt wrote:Not many days left in February, but I found something awake: Snowdrops!

Oh yes!  Spring is definitely around the corner.  I'll keep an eye out for mine!
Thanks, CC. We have those but I didn't what they were. Snowdrops. Kewl! Cool
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Post  Kelejan on 3/1/2017, 11:55 am

@CapeCoddess wrote:Kale woke up....just in time for a snow storm tomorrow: 
So I et it!
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Cruel, CC.  You could have covered it and given it a little time to live. Sad Actually, I did laugh, a little bit.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 3/1/2017, 2:38 pm

heehee...I left the middle and it's still growing...so he's OK.  I just ate most of the leaves.  

We need a new March Avatar thread.  What's a good topic?  Is it 'wearin the green'?  I like that.  Who wants to start the thread?  Anyone?
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Post  trolleydriver on 3/1/2017, 2:40 pm

@CapeCoddess wrote:heehee...I left the middle and it's still growing...so he's OK.  I just ate most of the leaves.  

We need a new March Avatar thread.  What's a good topic?  Is it 'wearin the green'?  I like that.  Who wants to start the thread?  Anyone?
Go for it CC ...

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Re: February 2017 Avatar: Time to Wake Up!

Post  RoOsTeR on 3/1/2017, 2:43 pm

@CapeCoddess go ahead and start an avatar theme for March and I'll try and finish it up later this evening. Hopefully I can find something green soon...

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Post  CapeCoddess on 3/1/2017, 2:47 pm

Can someone move Country's beautiful shamrocks to March pls?
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Post  trolleydriver on 3/1/2017, 3:00 pm

@CapeCoddess wrote:Can someone move Country's beautiful shamrocks to March pls?

Done

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Post  CapeCoddess on 3/1/2017, 3:28 pm

Poifect! Thanks.
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