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Shiso Flowers

Two years ago, I planted sweet William in my large window planter.  I transplanted some of the plants that grew, and left the big planter in the garden over the (2013-2014) winter. Most of the sweet William died that winter.  While the … Continue reading

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Sweet William Blooms

Two of the sweet William plants that I moved to my office last fall have started to bloom. One has reddish-purple flowers, the other has white flowers. They are the larger plants that were growing in the planter in the … Continue reading

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Moving Flowers Back to the Office

It’s past time to move some houseplants to my office for the winter; last year I did it on November 6th.  Today, I moved sweet william, snapdragon, and dwarf pomegranate trees. Last year, I tried leaving one window planter with sweet … Continue reading

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Nasturtium & Sweet William Flowers

When I moved some flowers to my office last fall, I had a window planter full of flowering marigolds and a nasturtium.  Since then, the marigolds all died and the nasturtium(s) (not sure how many plants are in there) flourished and … Continue reading

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Transplanting Sweet William

Last June, I planted sweet William (Dianthus barbatus) ‘extra dwarf mix’ seeds in a window planter.  As they are small plants, I feel they will have a chance in a small pot like this.  Because the seed was quite old, … Continue reading

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Planting 09: Beets, Zinnias, Sweet William

Many of my beet seedlings were eaten soon after they came up.  Tonight, we re-seeded beets in between the remaining plants.  The red ace beets that I plant aren’t adversely affected by hot weather if I leave them in the … Continue reading

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