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columbiariver

πŸπŸžπŸŽπŸ’πŸπŸ“πŸ₯πŸ₯•On our place for 34 years. Oregon Z-5/6. #pnw #oregon #native #plantnatives #thankyougardentags

Dahlia

  • Season Icon Early SpringEarly Spring 2021
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columbiariver

These came from the dahlia farm down the road. I have no idea what to do with all of them. All different kinds 😁 #dahllia

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hebelover

That's a lot of Dahlias!!😂

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anges

What a display they'll be!! 😃

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columbiariver

Bob thinks he has an idea. We'll see what he does with them 🙈😂 OMG 😳 @hebelover @awomanonabike @anges

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jmlincoln

Jackpot!!! Oh my gosh!! You're not talking about Swan Island are you!!?!!

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pelly

Wow, I can’t wait to see that lot in flower 🌺

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patrik94

A treasure!! 🤤

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columbiariver

I thought of you Jackie. I wish you were closer, I'd share. Not swan island dahlias. In corbett we have some random, but beautiful dahlia farms. Bob is going to do his level best to plant them all in the sun. Maybe a row in our daughters garden too. @jmlincoln

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columbiariver

Me too Jane ❣️ oh boy 🙈😂💚 @pelly

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columbiariver

Yes Patrik. An unexpected treasure has landed! @patrik94

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jmlincoln

Aww at least you thought of me 😉 That's sweet! I sure can't wait to see what all you have there! How fun! I'm excited for you 😀

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columbiariver

Just won't stop #dahlia #acer-waterfall

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mehul22

Amazing flower with pretty background Laura @columbiariver

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hkyfvr

What a bonus. So pretty. 💛💛

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columbiariver

Very kind of you Mehul, thank you. @mehul22

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columbiariver

Thank you Diane. I can see it from the living room too. Double bonus! @hkyfvr

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hkyfvr

Very welcome. 💛💛

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midnightgardener

Lovely colour 💛💛

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columbiariver

The dahlias at the moment #dahlia

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pelly

They're beautiful Laura 💗💛💗

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columbiariver

Thank you Jane 💘 it's nice to have something still blooming. But I think I'm going to cut them today @pelly

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pelly

You will be able to enjoy them inside 💗

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petitelake

Great colors.

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ladeebug

One of my favorite flowers

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gjones

Still looking great

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columbiariver

Thank you! They look nice inside now. It's been below freezing at night 💚 @petitelake @ladeebug @gjones

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ladeebug

@columbiariver it's freezing here too 34 was our temps today and yesterday

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columbiariver

Burrrr ❄️ it was 34 when I checked at 9 this morning. The annuals are goners now 💚🍁❄️ @ladeebug

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columbiariver

Here's the missing #dahlia pic on my feed. It is called #honeymoon

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jmlincoln

Yesss!! I hope you love this as much as I love mine! It puts on a wonderful show 😍 A favorite for sure

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columbiariver

I absolutely love it 🤩 @jmlincoln I'm not going to dig them up

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ShelleySnyder

Oolala!! What a beauty!💘😍

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jmlincoln

You're a brave one! I'm worried we'll have a colder winter from this warm summer. I'd be the crazy lady out in a snow storm digging up her dahlias 🤣

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gjones

She's gorgeous💛💛😍

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lesliecole49

Beautiful Laura

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novicegardenlover

Thanks for re-posting. It didn't show in the feed, but I saw it when I used your #honeymoon tag.

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brightcolours

#bestofseptember

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hkyfvr

Lovely 💛😊

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hebelover

Thats a stunner 💛

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columbiariver

I understand. I've been having very good luck leaving them in. If these make it that will be a game changer for me. I love them @jmlincoln

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columbiariver

Dahlia, Happy Days. It's that discount time of year here. Planted in the #chickencoop-garden #clearance

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pelly

Great buy, love the colour 💛💛💛

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midnightgardener

Lovely colour 💛💛💛

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Wow I’ll be looking out for it in your garden next year...💛

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gjones

Lovely colour💛

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columbiariver

Bob told me I can buy bulbs for even less but I like seeing the nice plants and they'll keep blooming 💚🐝 @pelly

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columbiariver

Very lemony 🍋 @midnightgardener

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columbiariver

Thank you Elaine 🍋🐝 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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columbiariver

I agree with you. Only since gtags have I liked it 🍋 @gjones

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lesliecole49

It's a beauty!

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columbiariver

Worth waiting for 💚 #finally #dahlia

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charlotte

Yup 🙂🙂🙂

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columbiariver

Hey there Charlotte 😊 good afternoon @charlotte

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charlotte

🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️

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juliesgarden

Oh gorgeous Laura 💖

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carolgs

Absolutely gorgeous 💕 💕

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gjones

Beautiful 💗

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alan1111

It a beauty Laura

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Susanandsteve

Beautiful!

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KariSamuel

Definitely #worththewait 💗

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pelly

What a stunner Laura 💞💞

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rachelbrooks

Beautiful 🌸💕

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columbiariver

Mystery Dahlia. I think we have a morph. Almost looks like Matilda without her star like quality. Oh well. Dahlia's aren't our thing I guess.

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pelly

It’s a gorgeous colour Laura 😍😍

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columbiariver

Thank you Jane. It is. It's just not the same as last year. @pelly

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rachelbrooks

Well she’s gorgeous. But I have the same with one of mine Laura...started off cream and pale pink a couple of years ago, it’s now bright pink and yeller! 🤷🏻‍♀️

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Keely

It's a beauty ours over here are really struggling with lack of rain water 😮

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gjones

Very pretty

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columbiariver

We've dug up the Dahlia's. Not the best weather for it, but oh well. Drying them a little before we store them in a bin of wood shavings for winter. #dahliacare

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jeatacake

They look very clean. In the clay soil here, it's almost impossible to get them looking so pristine. Must get mine dug up soon, but no frost yet.

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columbiariver

Jeff, I cleaned them even further and separated the mother bulb. I understand that the mother bulb is most likely to rot in winter storage, which might, in turn, effect the bunch. I didn't know this. Also didnt know the tubers can't touch each other in storage. I'm learning so much. Hope you have time to get to yours before frost. If not, can't you leave yours in ground? Its milder in UK winters than here. @jeatacake

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columbiariver

https://www.thespruce.com/how-to-store-dahlia-tubers-for-winter-2132882

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jeatacake

I didn't know that either. No, it is too cold & wet to leave them in the ground here. They have been very disappointing in the last 2 years, so I may only save those in tubs & pots, by moving them into the greenhouse.

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columbiariver

I don't blame you. If those in pots do well id put them in the green house and avoid the others. I think this is the most laborious project I've had for the garden. Time consuming for sure. But beautiful rewards 🌿👌 @jeatacake

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jeatacake

I agree, very time consuming but worth it if they reward you well. I think they may not like the clay soil here, as they did much better in the ground at my old house & in tubs here.

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columbiariver

Patches is going strong! #dahlia #bulb

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daisy-jane

Gorgeous shot Laura 😍😍😍

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columbiariver

Thank you! @daisy-jane

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daisy-jane

You are very welcome Hun 😘🤗🤗

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FieryJude

Stunning pic @columbiariver !!

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columbiariver

Matilda Huston is still blooming her little heart out! #dahlia

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver wow!!💘😍

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columbiariver

I know it, right? @ShelleySnyder

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daisy-jane

Gorgeous 😍😍😍

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columbiariver

The rain poured and poured all night long. What a fantastic sound it was! 💧💦💖💦💧Take that you nasty fire! #eaglecreekfire #mangomadness

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver woopee!! We got some yesterday and it's still raining today! It isn't pouring but it is raining! I just want it to pour on the 🔥's!!!👍👍💘😍

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columbiariver

We don't do well without our rain here in the NW do we?. I don't know how many days we went without, but far too many @ShelleySnyder

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Keely

Awe that's great news for you all soo pleased that rain will dampen the fires spirit 🙆🙆🙆

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jpea

We're all 🙏👌👌 that it makes difference and you can start the recovery

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columbiariver

Yes Keely. It smells a little like wet fire and we love it! @Keely

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columbiariver

It has already helped JP. Our trees are all soaked. No chance of much spread now. @jpea

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jpea

That's great news, though as sometimes happens I hope you don't get too much, that just wouldn't be fair 😳

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columbiariver

Flash floods and landslides are expected for awhile. We are more accustom to dealing with these things. We don't have to travel further into the gorge except for grandsons football games. Should be OK. Our home is on rock. @jpea

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juliesgarden

Yaaay , so pleased you finally have rain β˜”οΈ Laura and no more wild fires 🔥

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columbiariver

It was the first good sleep in weeks. So done with too hot weather and fire. @cyndi @juliesgarden

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columbiariver

Thank you @cyndi 💤💖

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columbiariver

Dahlias first blooms today 9/6/17. #fireflowers #eccentric #patches #dahlia #prayforrain #doaraindance #weneedrain Fire zero % contained. Going away from our home now. Very ugly. 30,000 acres now. Only one home burned, no other structures, no deaths.

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pelly

I'm relieved to hear you are still safe, but the devastation is awful Laura. Xx

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carolgs

Blooming hell praying for, rain dancing for you its good to hear from you stay safe x x

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jeatacake

Thank goodness Laura 😊 So glad you're alright & the threat has gone now. 👍. The dahlias are coming out in celebration too 😀

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columbiariver

Its incredible. Nothing we thought we'd ever see. Columbia river gorge changed forever. @pelly @carolgs @cyndi

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pelly

It must be heartbreaking Laura

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Keely

Glad your OK such a shame the gorge will never be the sane again 🙁

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columbiariver

I know it Keely. Such a shame. Counting on some of your UK rain to come shower us. Dryest summer I recall. @Keely

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver so sorry Laura!!💘😍 😠😠😠 Dang fire!!!

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columbiariver

How's your air @ShelleySnyder ?

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver it's just awful!! Still raining ash! Although not quite as much as yesterday! They say it should be gone tomorrow, hoping so! Your's must be unbelievable!! Your so much closer than me! How are you even breathing!?😲😢😠

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columbiariver

Staying inside in the a/c for now. The wind is supposed to start blowing NW. Good news for you and for us for now @shelleysnyder @franshinegee @leaskp1 @momasherri

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columbiariver

Matilda has arrived in full! Good saturday morning everyone! Our heat wave is fizzling out. Yesterday's 96 was much more tolerable than the previous days *106. I've got some plants in the soaker tub trying to pull them back from heat damage.

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jeatacake

This dahlia has certainly done well in the heat 👍😍

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver I sure hope it's gonna fizzle!! I hate the hot!!! I had a couple of hanging pots that didn't fair to well! Enjoy your day!!💘😍

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columbiariver

She sure has! All of them are looking great. They seem to love it hot! @jeatacake

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jeatacake

Well I suppose it may be as they originate from Mexico?

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maldavis

@columbiariver we have had the same but cooled off a little and now climbing temps again. Got the first rain last night in about 12 days. Beautiful Dahlia. Do you dig them up every year or just leave them in the ground?

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Keely

Wow its a stunner 💕💕💕

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columbiariver

I think we've been about 49 days with no rain Mark. Its not typical Oregon weather. Obviously. We're known for being rainy. It will pass. The dahlias I will dig up. We have very cold winters and we have lots of critters underground that may eat them or push them up. And I am looking forward to digging them to see how many bulbs they have put on for next year @maldavis

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maldavis

@columbiariver any chance I might get one if she adds on? I had a couple that would come back each year but the cold finally got them. I only have one little red one now.

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mich

It's gorgeous Laura..fab colour! 💗👌

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columbiariver

I'd be more than happy to send you one. This is perfect because I wanted to send you something before winter. Not sure what I've done with your address. My email is prettyfallday@outlook.com. @maldavis

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lexijane

That's a beauty Laura 😍😍

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columbiariver

#matildahuston #dahlia

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver ooooooh!!! What a beauty!!! 💘😍

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suzyw

Lovely photo 🙂🙂

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columbiariver

So fun watching them open @ShelleySnyder @suzyw

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Keely

💕💕💕

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janelleabella

Beautiful!! Great shot also 🙌👍👍

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juliesgarden

Well isn't that fabulous 💕💕

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columbiariver

Thank you Jason 😃 @Jasonsparkes1

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columbiariver

She's finally opening! @janelleabella

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columbiariver

Thank you so Julie. She is a pretty girl @juliesgarden

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rachelbrooks

Oh and she IS a fabulous colour! Beautiful photo with the sunlight on her too Laura 👌🏼

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columbiariver

Thank you Rachel. And there will be more of her next year! Happy days @rachelbrooks

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columbiariver

Patience #twyningssmartie #dahlia

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver ooooooh!!!💘😍

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greenfinger14

W😍w love it Laura !!

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daniels

That is gorgeous!!

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columbiariver

First year with this. I'm happy so far 🐝 @ShelleySnyder @janelleabella @greenfinger14 @daniels

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errolly

Lovely I havent seen these before 😊

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columbiariver

Beverly, I've missed you. Glad to see you back. I hope you are well. This is such a different flower. Very fun one @errolly

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errolly

Hi Laura thank you I am well my husband has been ill but is a lot better now I am pleased I didnt realise I missed his help so much. Your garden is looking lovely worth the effort.

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columbiariver

I'm glad your husband is doing better. I'm sure you missed his help that would be tough! Nice to visit. Thanks for the compliment, things are getting colorful! 😍 @errolly

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gjones

That looks like it'll be quite unusual and beautiful at the same time! Sorry, I'm falling behind with some posts - our house is full right now- every bed being used- trying to adjust to people coming and going-making meals everyone might like- doing scads of laundry- and gardening! At least I have lots of people to do the dishes😂

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columbiariver

You must be running on empty. Its great to provide a place big enough for everyone. We have the guests in spurts and we are descended upon at Christmas too. I enjoy the hussle and bussel. It is very exhausting to me tho and couldnt do it for long. But you on the other hand! Go get 'em! Enjoy @gjones

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columbiariver

#bonneesperance #pink #dahlia

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rachelbrooks

That's a sweet one! 🌸💕

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columbiariver

It is. It's got several blooms popping around. Very cute one @rachelbrooks

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lexijane

Cute 🌸💕

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rachelbrooks

I'm thinking this would go just lovely with my white daisies...☺️

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harebell

Pretty 💕

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columbiariver

Not mine, but isn't she gorgeous. Anawim community garden. Wind was blowing and I'm not good at being still 🍃

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