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What would your dream garden(s) look like? If you could create the perfect scenario for gardens, both veggie and flower, where would they be and what would you plant in them? I would like a big and old restored Victorian house surrounded on all sides by a porch. It would overlook the ocean and be surrounded by gardens, fruit and ornamental trees, and have paths and secret nooks for people to sit and take in all the beauty. It would be alive and awash in texture and most importantly, color. Even in the winter it would be a spectacular yet peaceful site.
 
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For me it would be a large water garden, with a large high producing Aquaponics system, but also surrounded by native plants, with large water features to attract local wild life.. The type of house is not so important to me.
 
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For me it would be a garden with at least 3 wisterias :) I'd have some purple, red and black tulips in my garden. I'd also get some morning glories, and a small fountain. I'd try to create my own space to relax :) I'd plant things both in the soil and in flower pots. I'd love to get ''moon flowers'' and ''Four O’ Clocks'' for my night garden ;)
 
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For me it would be a large water garden, with a large high producing Aquaponics system, but also surrounded by native plants, with large water features to attract local wild life.. The type of house is not so important to me.
Sounds heavenly, wildlife friendly and native plants are huge for me too. I see the destruction that invasives do to the landscape ands frightening.
 
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For me it would be a garden with at least 3 wisterias :) I'd have some purple, red and black tulips in my garden. I'd also get some morning glories, and a small fountain. I'd try to create my own space to relax :) I'd plant things both in the soil and in flower pots. I'd love to get ''moon flowers'' and ''Four O’ Clocks'' for my night garden ;)
I love wisteria and like training them into different forms. I have grown moon flowers and along with other plants had a lovely night garden.
 
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I'd love to have an indoor rose garden. I'd grow all kinds of roses there: miniature ones, climbing ones and regular ones. Also, I'd like my house to be surrounded with a big garden, where I could plant vegetables, tulips, daffodils, violets and lilies of the valley. And of course I dream of big, old trees. Poplars are my favorite:)
 
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Claudine, that sounds like a wonderful idea :) !!! I think your dream garden will look great, by the way... have you ever considered planting these:



I hope they come in blue as well, because then that'd be a perfect addition for my garden :)
 
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I love wisteria and like training them into different forms. I have grown moon flowers and along with other plants had a lovely night garden.
Really? So you actually have some experience with wisterias?! Have you ever seen or owned a wisteria bonsai?



When you mentioned ''training them into different forms'' this is the first thing that came into my mind :) I'd love to get one of those, but I bet they are really expensive and doing this yourself must be really hard :cry:
 
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Claudine, that sounds like a wonderful idea :) !!! I think your dream garden will look great, by the way... have you ever considered planting these:



I hope they come in blue as well, because then that'd be a perfect addition for my garden :)
What is this plant? These flowers look familiar, I think I saw them somewhere before.
Anyway, it looks lovely and I'd definitely want to plant it in my dream garden! And I'd add a few wisterias too:D
I think both our dream gardens would look absolutely gorgeous:D
 
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@claudine That plant is known as ''four o' clocks''. Is really beautiful, isn't it? Another favorite of mine is this one:







Those would make a great addition to any night night garden :love: I hope you can take pictures of that, when you get to have your dream garden :) So we can all see it! I'd love doing the same.. one day :love:
 
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I hope we will be able to take many beautiful pictures of our dream gardens and to share them here:love::D
''Four o' clocks'' are lovely! Also, what a funny name:) I love when plants have funny or cute names. "Kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate" is my favorite:)
 
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I think I have my dream garden. It is ever changing and far from perfect but it is mine, so it is my dream garden.:love:
 
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I hope we will be able to take many beautiful pictures of our dream gardens and to share them here:love::D
''Four o' clocks'' are lovely! Also, what a funny name:) I love when plants have funny or cute names. "Kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate" is my favorite:)
I didn't know that plant until I checked it out just now :)!! It's really beautiful! The flowers are exquisite, but I'm not sure I'd be able to have a plant like that, I mean, it seems it tends to grow a lot. No wonder it's named kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate :D
 
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You know what else I want in my dream garden?:D An almond tree! Here is a close-up on its flowers, aren't they the most gorgeous?



In my opinion these flowers are heavenly beautiful:D:love:
 
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They are heavenly beautiful! You know what thse flower reminded me of???? A pink tutu!!!! Specially the second one to the right that is close to the top! I swear it looks like that!

This might sound weird, but I'd love having moss in my garden, something like this:



 
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Oh, I haven't noticed it before, they really do look like tutus:D. It's just another reason to love them! I'm obsessed with classical ballet, I could watch it non stop, I even attended ballet classes a few years ago.
I love the pictures you posted!:love: And I would like to have a lot of moss in my dream garden too, it doesn't sound weird at all. Moss is beautiful!:D
 
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Claudine, one of my favorite small shrubs is called a flowering almond
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It is lovely in the spring with the wild hyathins and hellebores.

Trellum, I am always moving and planting moss. I love it too. Your photo is gorgeous.
 
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Oh, I haven't noticed it before, they really do look like tutus:D. It's just another reason to love them! I'm obsessed with classical ballet, I could watch it non stop, I even attended ballet classes a few years ago.
I love the pictures you posted!:love: And I would like to have a lot of moss in my dream garden too, it doesn't sound weird at all. Moss is beautiful!:D
I don't know why, but I really assumed you liked ballet, since you are so girly and thin :) Ballet sounded like something you'd really love :giggle: Moss kinda reminds (a bit) of mold, hehehehe! I know, it's gross, but for some reason the dark coloured moss reminds me of that. I wonder if moss would be hard to grow?
 
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I don't know why, but I really assumed you liked ballet, since you are so girly and thin :) Ballet sounded like something you'd really love :giggle: Moss kinda reminds (a bit) of mold, hehehehe! I know, it's gross, but for some reason the dark coloured moss reminds me of that. I wonder if moss would be hard to grow?
I bet it's easy to grow it, since it grows everywhere;) It grows in my garden and in my flowerpots. I was thinking about getting rid of it, because I worry that it may hurt my roses, but I just can't. It's too pretty! I love looking at it. Moss looks like millions of tiny, fluffy plants growing together:)

Jewell - I think that flowering almond is another name for almond tree. I love this plant!:D
 
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That's really nice! I wonder if getting rid of it is as easy! I heard you only need to dig a big chunk of dirt with moss to propagate it. I might try one day when I move to the Nrtherlands, I'm sure they have plenty of moss over there :love:
 

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