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About me

I was born in El Salvador, and moved to the States when I was nine. I come from a family who loves gardening. My mother especially has a gorgeous garden full of orchids, roses and succulents. I have a container garden because I live in an apartment (a flat, I think most of you would say) and favor flowers, flowers, and more flowers! I would eventually like to grow fruits and vegetables in containers, and see how they do. I'd like to make my garden completely organic. I do admit to sometimes committing planticide, but not on purpose! I usually mourn any flower that dies. Right now I especially love petunias, miniature roses and sweet alyssum.

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Latest blogs

A clear, blue day....

Posted on 12 May, 2013 1 comment

Re-wind to February-Tulips in Houston

Posted on 12 May, 2013 3 comments

Latest questions

Suggestions for good drought resistant plants?

Asked on 20 Sep, 2009 2 replies

Bromeliad/orchid question

Asked on 24 Jul, 2008 1 reply

What else

Joined in Feb 2008

Country: United States

State: Texas

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