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Plot and blog

During last Tuesday night the wind gusted to around 50 mph so I wasn’t surprised to find on Wednesday morning that the double row of climbing beans and canes had toppled over, especially as the canes are old and need … Continue reading

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Tree following, September 2017

Liz’s Tulip poplar – Over in Lexington, Kentucky Liz has been really busy recently with various garden events but sent me these two pictures.        As you can see if you compare these to the picture in the … Continue reading

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Tree following, July 2017

Apologies for another rather brief post from both of us again this month. Liz’s Tulip poplar – This tree in my garden over here in Lexington, Kentucky is doing well, looking good and has grown another foot taking to around … Continue reading

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Tree following, February 2017 – Liz’s Tulip poplar

This is a little like Where’s Waldo? with Dulcie helping me search for the Tulip poplar (Lirodendron tulipifera) sapling I got as a freebie at last year’s Arbor Day.  The sixty year old silver maple that had provided afternoon shade … Continue reading

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Tree Following, October 2016

Liz’s serviceberry The lack of rain and high temperatures here in Lexington, Kentucky continued through September and the serviceberry, seen here on the left of the first picture, seems to have suffered more than the surrounding trees.  Many of the leaves have … Continue reading

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It’s The Year of the Cosmos

Last Sunday when I was at the horticultural society trading shed fellow member and friend Marge took me to her plot to show me the cosmos that she’d grown from seeds that I’d given her early in the year.  I was amazed to … Continue reading

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Tree Following, September 2016 – Liz’s serviceberry

Here in Lexington, Kentucky through August and early September the temperature has been around 90F/32C, and there’s been no rain for several weeks. As a result my serviceberry has suffered and dropped over half of it’s leaves. Some nearby trees … Continue reading

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