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Recent pictures from my garden :) Fresh Strawberries, Roses, Jasmine and more! Also, if anyone has some advice on growing Jasminum angulare or Jasmine sambac that would be awesome :)

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Front of the house. From left to right: Plum Tree, Alamanda Shrub, Rose Bush, Jasmine, Morning Glory in the long planter.
 
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To tell you the truth, I don't think you need any advice at all. :) Your plants and doggy are looking splendid! Those strawberries... aah, I could bit into them from here. ;) And the roses are absolutely stunning! I specially adore the yellow one!
 
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Beautiful photos and beautiful plants! I love the row of planters in front of your house. What's your dog's name?
 
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The pictures of your garden are lovely. Your strawberries are luscious looking!! And the morning glories are so pretty. I have a Confederate Jasmine growing on the lattice around my back porch and it bloomed beautifully this Spring. The stem coming up from the ground is as big around as a vegetable can. I have had it for about 4 yrs now and cannot believe how big it has gotten. When it blooms, I still have my windows open and I can smell it in my bedroom at night. I do not do anything but clip back the stems that are growing where I do not want them and water it when I happen to think about it.
 
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I am jealous of your nasturtiums! I started some from seed last fall and I think I had 4 or 5 plants. They were small and a little scraggly and never really took off, but then winter came along and only one plant had survived. I kept saying I was going to put out more seeds and kept forgetting and by the time I finally did, that one plant that survived winter was on it's last leg.
 
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You have beautiful plants, Gardenfairy!:D Your roses are stunning. I especially like the yellow one.
Looking at he first picture made me hungry!
Also, I must add that your dog is really cute, I like his red harness. I'm a dog owner too:D
 
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Beautiful photos and beautiful plants! I love the row of planters in front of your house. What's your dog's name?
His name is Tank! He's a mini pin mix. We have two other small dogs also. Ones a Chihuahua mix named Foster and the other is Link who is a Rat Terrier mix. Do you have any pets?
 
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The pictures of your garden are lovely. Your strawberries are luscious looking!! And the morning glories are so pretty. I have a Confederate Jasmine growing on the lattice around my back porch and it bloomed beautifully this Spring. The stem coming up from the ground is as big around as a vegetable can. I have had it for about 4 yrs now and cannot believe how big it has gotten. When it blooms, I still have my windows open and I can smell it in my bedroom at night. I do not do anything but clip back the stems that are growing where I do not want them and water it when I happen to think about it.

Thank you for the kind words!
How relaxing it must be to smell jasmine while falling asleep. I have a confederate jasmine too! Mine is pretty new so it's still rather small. Thanks for letting me know what you do to care for yours. I'm always interested in the ways other people take care of their plants. Always learn something new :).
 
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I am jealous of your nasturtiums! I started some from seed last fall and I think I had 4 or 5 plants. They were small and a little scraggly and never really took off, but then winter came along and only one plant had survived. I kept saying I was going to put out more seeds and kept forgetting and by the time I finally did, that one plant that survived winter was on it's last leg.
lol I absolutely love:D Nasturtiums! I've potted them in several different pots and I found they're kinda picky about space and soil. That huge plant I have with the palm tree has been the best hands down. Which is in a sandy soil and gets sun most of the day. If I put them in regular soil they just don't seem to thrive as much. I also water depending on the wetness of the soil and feed a mix of superthrive and miracle grow once a week. I hope maybe there's something there that could help you out :)
 
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All your plants look fabulous. I'm loving those strawberries - mine look so puny! (note to self, research more on growing strawberries!)
Awe thank you! I was getting the really puny strawberries or the really jacked up looking long ones that look like little red turds and then I started watering them less and the fruit just got bigger. I don't know if it was my watering or the plant just deciding to actually make pretty, good tasting strawberries finally lol
 
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You have beautiful plants, Gardenfairy!:D Your roses are stunning. I especially like the yellow one.
Looking at he first picture made me hungry!
Also, I must add that your dog is really cute, I like his red harness. I'm a dog owner too:D

Thank you so much! I love the yellow one as well :)
What kind of dogs do you have?
 
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His name is Tank! He's a mini pin mix. We have two other small dogs also. Ones a Chihuahua mix named Foster and the other is Link who is a Rat Terrier mix. Do you have any pets?

No pets for me sadly, apart from fish :) Hoping to get a dog one day though!
 
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Thank you so much! I love the yellow one as well :)
What kind of dogs do you have?
I have a Yorkshire Terrier. He is tiny, sweet and adorable, I love him with all my heart! He is quite naughty though, his favorite thing to do is digging holes in my garden and stealing apples:p
 
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lol I absolutely love:D Nasturtiums! I've potted them in several different pots and I found they're kinda picky about space and soil. That huge plant I have with the palm tree has been the best hands down. Which is in a sandy soil and gets sun most of the day. If I put them in regular soil they just don't seem to thrive as much. I also water depending on the wetness of the soil and feed a mix of superthrive and miracle grow once a week. I hope maybe there's something there that could help you out :)

I blend a multipurpose potting soil with compost. I also regularly apply foliar sprays and give my plants epsom salt according what they need. I've put out more seeds, though it's kind of hot out for them. If they germinate and grow, I'll try feeding them more often.

Do you just grown them as ornamental or do you use them in food?
 
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I blend a multipurpose potting soil with compost. I also regularly apply foliar sprays and give my plants epsom salt according what they need. I've put out more seeds, though it's kind of hot out for them. If they germinate and grow, I'll try feeding them more often.

Do you just grown them as ornamental or do you use them in food?
I felt like they grew better with more heat. But when they're still small they burn really easy in the sun and after that your golden. I haven't tried eating them. I know that people have been using it as a pepper substitute and also for it's high vitamin c for a long long time. They're just so pretty I haven't had the heart to cut anything off lol
 
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I have a Yorkshire Terrier. He is tiny, sweet and adorable, I love him with all my heart! He is quite naughty though, his favorite thing to do is digging holes in my garden and stealing apples:p
Awe lol How old is he? When I first started my garden I had to actually fence off part of my porch because the dogs would use the new stinky soil as a place to sun bathe or they'd tear it up. I still catch Link nibbling at my strawberries from time to time.
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you can see part of the fence where I had my plants. Left to right: Foster 4yo, Tank 5yo, Link 2yo
 

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