your motivation and style...

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pdid
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Re: your motivation and style...

Post by pdid » Wed Mar 26, 2014 10:34 am

I think for me it is plants that are a little bit unusual and the challenge of growing plants that aren't meant to grow where I live.

TBH my garden is more a collection of plants than a garden as I've not mastered blending everything together yet!


Rabbie
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Re: your motivation and style...

Post by Rabbie » Wed Mar 26, 2014 1:39 pm

Its all about novelty and trying things that are difficult, which in turn holds my interest. I enjoy growing from seed to seed and as much as I like my gardens to look nice am more interested in the individual plants. icon_salut


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Re: your motivation and style...

Post by PaulPlants » Wed Mar 26, 2014 11:49 pm

CW01 - I describe my garden as my jungle. I like unusual plants, be that big leaves, or unusual forms, I like the wow factor. Whenever someone comes into my garden they make a comment, whether they garden or not, and that makes me proud of what I've done.


bamboo bibb
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Re: your motivation and style...

Post by bamboo bibb » Thu Mar 27, 2014 5:50 pm

Hi I have been gardening for the last 25 years and my motivation is that I just love the outdoors,im at my happiest when im in my muck, I enjoy transforming my garden year after year. my back garden is what I would call my tropical looking garden but my front is the cottage garden which I love equaly, just wish I had more garden because I like so many styles of gardening and would love to be able to walk around into different areas an acre would do it. If I had to move into a flat they might as well shut me now that's what gardening means to me.


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Re: your motivation and style...

Post by Tom2006 » Thu Mar 27, 2014 8:59 pm

Lots of my friends think my garden is exotic. I dont see it until high summer. But I just love the evergreen lush feel that my bamboo trachies and tree ferns bring. Its the nearest I get to anything tropixal or exotic.
Most wanted list - Any Young Trachycarpus and/or fern.


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fern Rob
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Re: your motivation and style...

Post by fern Rob » Thu Mar 27, 2014 9:44 pm

Always wanted a tree fern, one I purchased one I started purchasing other tropical plants.
Rob
( Tree Fern hunter )


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