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Treasure Chest planter 10/10/10


By David

Treasure Chest planter  10/10/10

Still filled with blooms and foliage, and we are waiting to plant bulbs of "Fortune" and "Golden Ducat" daffodils in it. :-))

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Does it take you long to find the appropriate plants for the theme of your garden? Its surprised me how many are suitable!! and that chest looks glorius!

11 Oct, 2010


looks incredible

11 Oct, 2010


Very nice. I like the addition of the strings of silver. Perfect.

11 Oct, 2010



11 Oct, 2010


it looks great David.........

11 Oct, 2010


Many Thanks, all! This "feature" surpassed our expectations. :-))

No, doesn't take long to find suitably-named plants, and source most, online, Sk. Am also always grateful to Goyers, like yourself, for ideas. You, of course, brought my attention to Bidens "Pirates Pearl", which I sent for. It was a bit disapppinting to see that I had been sent Bidens "Pirates Treasure" by mistake, and only knew months later when the plants flowered. Hence the reason there is so much of that in the garden, lol!!! Will try again next year, though. Gilli also, way back, suggested Hemerocallis (daylily) "Crimson Pirate". Was delighted to find a fairly local private nursery offering it this year, but was dismayed to learn that their entire stock was lost during that very severe weather we had last winter. :-(( Never mind, will try again. Planning, sourcing the plants, etc., makes winter just rush by. In fact, there are so many suitably-named ones that some have to be left out, mainly because they wouldn't suit growing conditions here, in the garden, or just can't be got in this country.

11 Oct, 2010


The chest really does look splendid David , you'll have an awful job to surpass that next year , it's truly a treasure .. ;o))

12 Oct, 2010


Agree with is terrific !

13 Oct, 2010


Many Thanks, Amy and Bb. Am wondering what it's going to look like in Spring with the daffodils in it?

14 Oct, 2010


It will be fantastic! just like it is now it really has been looking good all year well done that crew!

16 Oct, 2010


Aharr!!! Thank Ye kindly, Bo'sun!!!! :-))

18 Oct, 2010


looks amazing david, your theme went well didnt it, well done you and the kids ;o)

19 Oct, 2010


Aharr!! Your welcome Cap'n :o)

19 Oct, 2010



It has been great fun, San, and will be continuing with it next year. :-))

20 Oct, 2010


thats great david ;o))

21 Oct, 2010


can i have the treasure lol its stunning nice 1 :)

2 Nov, 2010

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