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Fuchsia 'Lady Boothby' flowering alongside Balcony 18th August 2017

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Fuchsia 'Lady Boothby' flowering alongside Balcony 18th August 2017 (Fuchsia)

Fuchsia 'Lady Boothby' flowering alongside Balcony
18th August 2017



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bjs
Bjs
 

Now we can put a face to a name

19 Aug, 2017

 

Nice to see you Balcony.

19 Aug, 2017

 

Thank you but a few years ago my avatar photo was of me standing in front of my Amaryllis when they flowered for the first time - not long after I joined GoY, if I remember rightly!

This photo was a selfie but I tried to get the Fuchsia 'Lady Boothby' in it more than myself. I took it to try & give an idea of just how high the plant had grown since planted out as a cutting about May time this year.

I also put the camera on auto-timer (10 seconds) I couldn't hold the camera & take the photo too at the same time so I put it on a pot on the balcony railing. I also chose a high zoom so as to get the plant in as well but in the end I came out better than the plant!

22 Aug, 2017

 

Its done great from a cutting.

22 Aug, 2017

 

It certainly has!

22 Aug, 2017

 

22 Aug, 2017

amy
Amy
 

Hello David ,its nice to see you , I would worry you might topple off the balcony after all that setting up to take the photo , just be careful :o)

30 Aug, 2017

 

No danger in that happening, Amy, we live on the ground floor! ? Anyway I had my back pressed hard against the window as I wanted the Fuchsia to come out more in the photo than me!

I only took the photo with me in it so as to draw a comparison of the Fuchsia to me. Now that's irrelevant, it's now taller than me!

This morning I had to get up on a chair as I wanted to tie it up so that a sudden gust of wind might not snap it.

Should have gotten a photo of that!!! ???

31 Aug, 2017

amy
Amy
 

I'm glad to hear you're on the ground floor David but still don't like you standing on chairs its so easy to topple off ,take care !

3 Sep, 2017

 

I'm quite touched by your concern for my well-being, Amy! ??

No need to worry anyway as I take much care to make sure it's firmly "seated" on the floor & I take good care whenever I need to get up on it, too.

4 Sep, 2017



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