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cohan

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Happy Mother's Day!
« on: May 11, 2009, 01:21:54 AM »
a few posies--outdoors, first
Caltha Palustris
not open yet..in situ
Glechoma
not native, but this is naturalised in a pasture, one spot
Petasites
our earliest native forb;in situ
Salix
males in full flower;in situ
Pulsatilla
still potted

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Re: Happy Mother's Day!
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2009, 01:28:03 AM »
a few more, indoors now!
Brasilicactus haselbergii (notocactus or even parodia for those so inclined)
flowering for several weeks, this is not the best shot/most flowers, but it's today's! 4.5-5inch pot
Gymnocalycium pflanzii
second flower of the year, not fully open; 5.5-6inch pot
Gymnocalycium ragonesi
not fully open either, but i may not catch it as it flowers afternoon, and next few days i work, also depends on sun.. 2.5 inch pot
Haworthia cooperi
tiny flowers on longish stalk

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Re: Happy Mother's Day!
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2009, 01:58:06 AM »
Nice for Mother's Day. All I got was a  three-word text and a (brief) phonecall. :'(
Lesley Cox - near Dunedin, lower east coast, South Island of New Zealand - Zone 9

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Re: Happy Mother's Day!
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2009, 02:52:45 AM »
Nice for Mother's Day. All I got was a  three-word text and a (brief) phonecall. :'(
kids...hmmmphff...lol

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Re: Happy Mother's Day!
« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2009, 09:48:57 AM »
Mother's Day in England was in March, can't remember the date.
David Nicholson
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Re: Happy Mother's Day!
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2009, 11:25:37 AM »
Not just England David. ;D Remember where you are! ::) It is the 4th Sunday in Lent (this year 22nd March) has been celebrated for over 400 years. http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/easter/mothers.htm
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Re: Happy Mother's Day!
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2009, 12:29:06 PM »
Great see your photos from outdoors and indoors - love the shots of the salix and the flowering cacti are very intriguing  :)
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Re: Happy Mother's Day!
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2009, 06:25:44 PM »
Mother's Day in England was in March, can't remember the date.

well, then,  you would have been able to pick spring flowers there too ! ;)

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Re: Happy Mother's Day!
« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2009, 06:27:07 PM »
Great see your photos from outdoors and indoors - love the shots of the salix and the flowering cacti are very intriguing  :)

thanks, robin (is that your actual name?) the salix seem extra showy this year.. i guess the wet years have agreed with them...

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Re: Happy Mother's Day!
« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2009, 07:13:34 PM »
Not just England David. ;D Remember where you are! ::) It is the 4th Sunday in Lent (this year 22nd March) has been celebrated for over 400 years. http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/easter/mothers.htm

Well we English have to play safe these days we never know if you are sharing or going your own way ;D
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Re: Happy Mother's Day!
« Reply #10 on: May 11, 2009, 07:22:16 PM »
Great see your photos from outdoors and indoors - love the shots of the salix and the flowering cacti are very intriguing  :)

thanks, robin (is that your actual name?) the salix seem extra showy this year.. i guess the wet years have agreed with them...
yes  :)
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