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treefrog44

I live in central Florida, where its easy to garden year round 😄🍃🌻 🌹 My back yard is a sanctuary for butterflies, frogs, and all other critters!

Turnera Subulata

  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2020
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treefrog44

#whitebuttercup #keywestturnera #whitealder

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jmlincoln

That is flawless! Absolutely beautiful

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gjones

It's such a pretty flower and a great photo

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alif

Great picture Theresa 👌 Love the shade & light, hide & seek. Beautiful flower 🤍💛

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treefrog44

#whitebuttercup #julyblooms #bestofjuly

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KariSamuel

Pure #perfection!

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treefrog44

#whitebuttercup #whitealder #keywestturnera #bestofjuly

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matewe

💛💛💛

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treefrog44

#whitebuttercup rain melted the flower 🥺😕

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treefrog44

#turnerasubulata #keywestturnera #turnera

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tinaaune

This is beautiful 😍

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alan1111

A very elegant looking flower 😍

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treefrog44

#keywestturnera #whitealder #turnera

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treefrog44

#whitebuttercup #keywestturnera #bestof2019

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treefrog44

#newflower starting to wake up! 🌞 #turnera #whitebuttercup

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treefrog44

#turnera #whitebuttercup

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gjones

I like this! Very pretty😊

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treefrog44

@gjones I didn't know it existed until I found it in the plant nursery "graveyard" it's where they throw the old plants that are done blooming or not selling... find some good deals!

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edelweiss001

@treefrog44 another one that I really like your garden is full of not only wonderful specimens but they are so we cared for. Good on you Theresa. 👏👏😁

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treefrog44

Thank you! 💕 @edelweiss001 there are times when I feel like the bad bugs and weeds are winning! But to keep the good ecosystem in place chemicals are a not used in my garden... I'm learning what plants to use more, that have natural defenses 😀

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edelweiss001

I always appreciate a person who doesn't take the easy way out. We have been using a garlic concentrate and mix it with water. I boil a few bulbs of garlic for 20min and then blitz it into a concentrate. I put 100ml roughly in the watering cans(13.5ltrs) and do as you normally do. It works @treefrog44 and totally organic. Good luck.

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treefrog44

@edelweiss001 that is a great mix 😉 for the milkweed bugs I add hot peppers, knocks them right out! For spidermites, and aphids I add castile soap.

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edelweiss001

Very clever Theresa.....I will definitely try it. 😁

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edelweiss001

@treefrog44 are you talking about chilly peppers Theresa, and if so what strength.

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treefrog44

@edelweiss001 I grow jalapeño and habenero peppers. I take the peppers and puree them in my food processor, we use them in some recipes, I set a jar aside to add to my spray. I use cheesecloth to separate the juice. Not sure if chili peppers are hot enough, I have seen recipes that call for Tabasco sauce, or cayenne pepper. Those are usually found in the grocery store. I can send some seeds along from my peppers 😉

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edelweiss001

@treefrog44 that is great Theresa. Your very good.

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edelweiss001

@treefrog44 I forgot to say to you Theresa that we use #batguano as our feed. It is absolutely #outstanding and we also use #met52 for #vineweevil control. Its a #fungus that helps with the #vineweevilgrubs

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treefrog44

#whitebuttercup #turnerasubulata #keywestturnera

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treefrog44

#turnerasubulata #whitealder #keywestturnera #turnera this plant is in the #passiflora family!

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novicegardenlover

I didn't know that. Want one so much. I have what may be a tinier wild variety growing here.

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treefrog44

This is my first year growing this one @novicegardenlover If she produces seeds I will send some to you! I have the regular yellow turnera too!

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