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    Post by oceanna on Fri Jul 22, 2011 9:33 am

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    Impatients and a geranium in my very heavy antique pot.


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    Re: Impatients

    Post by wuzfuz on Fri Jul 22, 2011 3:49 pm

    oceanna wrote:[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]

    Impatients and a geranium in my very heavy antique pot.

    Strange mixture Oceanna. Don't Impatients love shade and Geraniums love Sun? redroses

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    Re: Impatients

    Post by oceanna on Fri Jul 22, 2011 7:20 pm

    Wuzfuz you are very observant.
    This variety of impatients can handle a little sun and they
    get some until nearly noon. It doesn't seem to bother them and
    it's enough for the geranium.
    I am strange but my flowers are not. lol!


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    Re: Impatients

    Post by wuzfuz on Fri Jul 22, 2011 8:14 pm

    It would be a very boring life if we were all alike Oceanna

    Do Black people need sunscreen lotion? winking

    Love-Smiley nna

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    Re: Impatients

    Post by islandgrl on Fri Jul 22, 2011 10:54 pm

    Your flowers look beautiful Oceanna.

    I didn't plant anything in pots this year but I do have a cactus and a pot of geraniums (that I overwintered in the garage) from last year. They are doing great but the hot weather is taking their toll. It is just too much work and they dry out so fast. I have gardens all round my house and yard and that is more than enough.

    Do black people need sunscreen?

    I think they do. Everyone needs protection (we've been told) but they don't need to go in the sun. They are naturally tanned.

    Re: Impatients

    Post by Guest on Sat Jul 23, 2011 7:33 am

    Oceanna - your flower combination do make a great impression, especially in that antique pot!
    Island Girl, I decided not to have any flower pots either this year as we're coming and go all throughout the growing season and they don't the attention they need. At least I get to enjoy other the efforts of others!! Flowers3

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    Re: Impatients

    Post by Willows on Sat Jul 23, 2011 12:03 pm

    Beautiful container planting Oceanna!

    I think that your combination of geraniums and impatience works...because the geraniums provide just enough shade for the impatience!

    "Some like it hot...while others prefer to lounge in a bit of shade"......but we all require some TLC!! Laughing

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