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Tropaeolum speciosum ...... for David ..

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Tropaeolum speciosum ...... for David ..

David very kindly sent me this all the way from Bonnie Scotland last October , as you can see it' s growing well David ...



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how kind :o)

14 Apr, 2010

 

That was a nice thing to do.I love the leaf shape :o)

14 Apr, 2010

amy
Amy
 

I've always wanted one , I hope it dosn't die on me :o(

14 Apr, 2010

 

looking very well Amy

14 Apr, 2010

 

Amazing, Amy, I never ever had any luck with this one. Doesn't look like it's anywhere near expiring on you. I think that you should keep it in its pot until end of May, then plant out in similar conditions as you would with a clematis - feet in the shade, head in the sun. :-))

14 Apr, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Thanks David , I will wait a bit longer then , it was allowed out into the fresh air today without it's lemonade bottle covering it ..LOL.. .. I shall be thrilled if it grows like the ones in your photos ...

Did you notice what looks like a cannon ball behind the pot ? Apparently they use to pull these through land drains to clear them out !! it weighs a ton....( nearly ) ...

14 Apr, 2010

 

Really?!! I thought it was a stoneware pot (silly me). It's fascinating now that you have told us what it really is. How did you get it up there? :-))

14 Apr, 2010

 

Amy, I thought you wore that in the garden to slow you down ! :-))

14 Apr, 2010

 

Afterthought! How did they get dragged through the drains? Chained to the legs of condemned pirates, before they were then made to walk the plank? Hmmmmm - it's beautfiful!! :-))

14 Apr, 2010

amy
Amy
 

LOL Muddy ... I don't need a ball and chain to slow me down .. :o)))

Yes David ... LOL.. I can just imagine it can't you ... all these little pirates clanking their way through the fenland drains , please don't make me laugh i've got a terrible cold and cough and it hurts ...LOL...

14 Apr, 2010

 

Very nice of David. I hope your cold clears up soon.

15 Apr, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Toto , it's a bit better today , we went ' Up North ' at Easter it's always colder a windy-er up there than anywhere else ..LOL...

15 Apr, 2010



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