WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN JANUARY 2019

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  1. Sheal

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    Very pretty Amanda. Hellebores are an investment I need to make for my garden in the near future. :)
     
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    Of course nothing is growing outside here in Calgary but the Bow River looked awesome for January.

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      Same here.. Gulf Stream Babies complain about frost.. come chew on the layers of ice and .. :heehee:

      I have cousins in Edmonton and they feel like they're coming to the tropics here! It's only going down to -18 tonight.

      Thank goodness most of us get paid to work inside :whistle:
       
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        Hello CanadianLori, it was cold here but it seems that we are have Chinooks blow in every week. Another one this afternoon.
         
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          I'm just happy that true winter finally got going. It can't end if it didn't start. :)

          I think we stand a chance of being skinnier/ more fit because we use energy shivering!
           
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            Its their first winter so fingers are crossed.

            We are on well drained soil which helps. We have other plants like yucca rostrata and cycas revoluta which are fine so hoping these do ok too.

            First winter for a Jubea Chilensis palm too so hoping the winter is kind and they get their roots down.

            All that said, the test will come with a winter like 2010

            Edit : they are planted on top of soil mixed with gravel
             
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              The self-seeded snowdrops I moved from under an azalea in the front garden and put in this planter on the steps of the paatio. This is their second year in this location.


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                Snowdrops by the River Calder, Sowerby BridgeDSCF0761.JPGDSCF0762.JPG
                 
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                  Hazel catkins, Norland, West YorksDSCF0765.JPG
                   
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                    Crocus tommasinianus "Dark Tips"
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                    Crocus tommasinianus "Eric Smith"
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                    Galanthus plicatus "Wendy's Gold"
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                      Hi Nigel, I like the Crocus " Dark Tips " . That's a new one for me.
                       
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                        I only got it last autumn so it's the first time I've seen it flower. Very pleased with it.
                         
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                          Two more Galanthus - Diggory and a nice tall one given to me by a local specialistGalanthusDiggorySm.jpgGalanthusGregorySm.jpg
                           
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                            Justicia rizzinii...............
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                              Seen today in the stock plant polytunnel at Farmyard Nursery in LlandyssulHellebore3Sm.jpgHellebore2Sm.jpgHellebore1Sm.jpg
                               
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