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MsDebbieP

14682 posts in 2605 days
hardiness zone 5b

1263 days ago

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  If you have posted
an information project/blog/forum topic
about a specific plant that is not on the list,
let me know
and I'll create a "gateway" posting
and add it to our list.
Thanks


-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)



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Bon

7374 posts in 2385 days
hardiness zone 5a

1263 days ago

Great addition Debbie.Looking forward to seeing all the plant info that will get listed.

-- Bon,Hastings,Ont.....zone 5a....Always room for one more

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Gone_Tropical

510 posts in 1318 days
hardiness zone 9b

1261 days ago

would my blog entry about bromeliads qualify?

-- Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Gone Tropical Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ

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MsDebbieP

14682 posts in 2605 days
hardiness zone 5b

1261 days ago

yes… make sure you add the tag “bromeliads” to your posts.
(go to the blog, click the red “edit” button, top right corner) and then scroll down to the “tags” section.)

I should have some time this weekend to start the Gateway.

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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Gone_Tropical

510 posts in 1318 days
hardiness zone 9b

1261 days ago

perfect, thanks Debbie. I went and checked on all my (few) entries and made sure the tags are added. since I am the tropical girl, my plants won’t be the mainstream, orchids, bromeliads, gingers, passifloras, ferns, but still worth tagging :)

-- Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Gone Tropical Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ

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MsDebbieP

14682 posts in 2605 days
hardiness zone 5b

1261 days ago

they are mainstream for somebody around the world! :)

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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Bon

7374 posts in 2385 days
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1260 days ago

And the rest of us love seeing and hearing about them even though we can’t grow them.

-- Bon,Hastings,Ont.....zone 5a....Always room for one more

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sharad

1631 posts in 1822 days
hardiness zone 11

1257 days ago

Debbie my blog on coconut may be considered. I have edited the blog and added ‘coconut’ tag.

Sharad

-- Bagwan-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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Gone_Tropical

510 posts in 1318 days
hardiness zone 9b

1257 days ago

And I just added some info to my blog on Hippeastrum (Amaryllis) :-)

-- Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Gone Tropical Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ

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Bon

7374 posts in 2385 days
hardiness zone 5a

1256 days ago

I was just looking at your list and I think the blog that Bob did on growing tomatoes would make a great addition to your list.

-- Bon,Hastings,Ont.....zone 5a....Always room for one more

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sharad

1631 posts in 1822 days
hardiness zone 11

1254 days ago

I have posted a project on Smooth Gourd. Can you add this to the list?

Sharad

-- Bagwan-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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MsDebbieP

14682 posts in 2605 days
hardiness zone 5b

1254 days ago

I’ve added the suggestions. Thanks.

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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sharad

1631 posts in 1822 days
hardiness zone 11

868 days ago

Debbie, why my project on smooth gourd is not seen?

Sharad

-- Bagwan-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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MsDebbieP

14682 posts in 2605 days
hardiness zone 5b

867 days ago

that took me a little bit of detective work …. you have a typo in the tag “smooth gourd”.

I’ve added a new gateway for: “Gourd, Squash, Melon”. You might also want to add the single word tag to your projects for your bitter melons etc … that way they will show up in the master list. I thought that the list would get too long if I started adding individual varieties.

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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jroot

5056 posts in 2235 days
hardiness zone 5a

867 days ago

Thanks for all your work, MsDebbieP.

Sharad, I thought you would like to know that I have planted the seeds you sent, and several of them are sprouting forth. The comment above about the smooth gourd reminded me to tell you that I have several smooth gourd seedlings up already. Maybe I planted them too soon, but I will transplant them to a large pot. They might end up being container grown.

-- jroot ....... Southern Ontario .......... grow zone 5A ...................."Gardening is an exercise in optimism." ....... . . Author Unknown

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sharad

1631 posts in 1822 days
hardiness zone 11

866 days ago

Jroot, I had noted earlier that you have planted smooth gourd seeds sent by me and I hope they will come up well under your care and favorable climate. Pl keep me informed about their progress and add pictures when you think right. When planted outside it will need vertical and horizontal supports to climb and spread. The horizontal supports can be fairly strong strings to support the weight of the gourds.

Sharad

-- Bagwan-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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sharad

1631 posts in 1822 days
hardiness zone 11

866 days ago

Debbie, thanks for your detection of spell mistake. I have now corrected it.

Sharad

-- Bagwan-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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MsDebbieP

14682 posts in 2605 days
hardiness zone 5b

866 days ago

excellent :)

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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Gregn

26 posts in 1549 days

756 days ago

I realize this is an older thread, but I have a suggestion that would help all of us brown thumbs who don’t know as much the green thumbs. One of my biggest problems is finding plants for different parts of the yard. A category for shade loving plants and full sun and partial shade/partial sun plants would be a big help. I know this would help me when choosing plants for the yard.

-- Just another Brown Thumb

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MsDebbieP

14682 posts in 2605 days
hardiness zone 5b

756 days ago

this is an ongoing posting. I’ll start those discussions soon.
Thanks.

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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MsDebbieP

14682 posts in 2605 days
hardiness zone 5b

609 days ago

VEGETABLES: here is a great master list of tips for growing veggies—> LINK

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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sharad

1631 posts in 1822 days
hardiness zone 11

609 days ago

Very informative link, Debbie. Thank you for posting.

Sharad

-- Bagwan-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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