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  • Mandy Onderwater Mandy Onderwater:
    How does your garden handle the heat @Cyndi ? And is it all dry heat or do you get "some" rain?
  • Mandy Onderwater Mandy Onderwater:
    Mark has a new video.... don't forget to check it out! :D
  • DThille DThille:
    It's an addiction @Mandy Onderwater - some are in nice shape, some are decent "drivers" (nice, but up close and personal there are flaws), and some are projects. There's a few I'd definitely let go.
  • C Cyndi:
    @Mandy Onderwater I water daily, and it has done well for the most part. Since we only moved here a few months ago I'm learning what to plant and when! We have it in an area of plenty of sun, but late afternoon/evening shade to help it not fry!
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  • Mandy Onderwater Mandy Onderwater:
    A car of age is bound to have flaws @DThille , but sometimes the flaw is part of the charm :)
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  • Mandy Onderwater Mandy Onderwater:
    I've been enjoying learning what to grow when, though a smarter me would have started taking notes when I started... That sounds good though :) On really hot days I like watering when they look dry, but also give them a drink at night when the temperatures drop a little and the sun isn't evaporating the water as fast.
  • Mandy Onderwater Mandy Onderwater:
    G'day @DThille . I'm a little early, but have a good weekend! :D
  • DThille DThille:
    Hi @Mandy Onderwater - I just responded to your rootstock comment. It looks like I’ll be picking up another bundle of bales tomorrow on the way to the country where I intend to pick red currants. If I have enough time I may get to some mowing and mulching…it never ends. Saturday will see a visit with friends, so I see it being a good weekend. Have a good one yourself.
  • Mandy Onderwater Mandy Onderwater:
    Sounds good. Granddad always says that staying busy "keeps you out of trouble" haha. Have fun! :D
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  • Mandy Onderwater Mandy Onderwater:
    G'day @AndrewB , hope you have a good weekend!
  • Mandy Onderwater Mandy Onderwater:
    I have added some more titles to the [WiP] Tips & Tricks guide to container gardening . If you have some knowledge on any of the articles and wish to assist, please send me what you'd like to add! This could be inspiration, information and corrections. Any and all help is welcome :)
  • Geo Geo:
    Have a super day @Mandy Onderwater - and everyone else :)
  • Mandy Onderwater Mandy Onderwater:
    Thank you very much @Geo , same to you :)
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  • Mandy Onderwater Mandy Onderwater:
    I've been in the garden and taking pictures, hopefully I can update the article soon :)
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  • P Papercityquilts:
    hi, I am just looking at all the amazing things you do, I have no idea where to start. Are there any garden advisors able to come out and give me an idea?
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  • Mandy Onderwater Mandy Onderwater:
    Welcome to the forum @Papercityquilts ! I'm more than willing to help you out a bit. What would you like to know :D
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  • DThille DThille:
    Whereabouts are you located @Papercityquilts ? That may help finding someone. Places like Facebook also have localized garden groups. There may be a horticultural group in your area or a government agricultural extension type of office that may be able to help. Good luck.
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  • DThille DThille:
    Hi @Mandy Onderwater ...one update done, including a short video and another thread update about to happen.
  • Mandy Onderwater Mandy Onderwater:
    I noticed @DThille ; the bees are lovely! :D
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  • Mandy Onderwater Mandy Onderwater:
    G'day @Clara , @AndrewB & @DThille ! Hope yous are having a wonderful day
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  • DThille DThille:
    I can't speak for anyone else, but it's passed my bedtime. Take care all!
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