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Venidium and Violets

Categories: Alphabetical Gardening and The Garden 2018.

~ Venidium is a wonderful annual that was native to South America.  They aren’t the biggest blooms in the garden and don’t be fooled into thinking they are big by the macro photos of them. The first venidium variety is orange prince. And the next venidium variety is zulu warrior.  I received some seeds several years ago in a seed swap and grew them for the first time. I’ve also bought a packet of seeds from the garden centre.  If you are looking for an unusual plant you should give venidium a try, they certainly have been a favourite of mine.
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The Turkey Vultures

Categories: 2sDay, Birds, and Lens Friends.

~ For 2sDay I’m sharing some photos of two turkey vultures that was saw on the roof of an old barn along our road.  It was a sunny morning as we were driving home and the vultures were just coming in to land on the roof.  We were able to pull over to the side of the road and get some fantastic photos.  It pays to always take the camera when we go out. I love the lightening rods on the roof of the barn. At first only one of the vultures or buzzards had its wings spread.  They can
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Yummy Veggies

Categories: Seeds and Vegetables.

I love to grow a selection of veggies in containers on my plant tables.  Soon the weather will be nice enough to start planting.  Some veggies like peas, bean and root plants prefer to be planted directly into the soil.  Other veggies like tomatoes and herbs can be started inside and get a head start on growing.
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V is for Venidium

Categories: Seeds.

Venidium is a wonderful annual that was native to South America. I was introduced to these annual flowers a few years ago in a seed swap and was amazed by the colouring and the formation of the blooms.To see them is to love them and to want them in your garden. Plant the tiny seeds in full sun, either in large containers or along the borders of your garden. You won’t be disappointed.  You can give the seeds a head start and plant them indoors about 6 weeks before your last frost date.  They take from 14+ days to germinate.
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