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Friday, May 22, 2009

A Dogwood Blooms in Siskiyou County

I've been told that though our local commercial garden centers will stock dogwoods, the plant tends not to bloom here in Siskiyou County. Well, my little dogwood has proved the naysayers all wrong. Though it did not bloom last spring (one year after planting), look at it now! All I can account for is: used coffee grounds, water, shady to partial sun lawn placement, and hope.

3 comments:

flowergardengirl said...

Yea for the coffee grounds! Looks really pretty and the petal edges are more pink than mine. I do love a dogwood.

Mrs.Kwitty said...

Oh---they are so pretty!! Love the colors to bits!
Smiles, Karen

Girl on the Run... said...

What a great blog! Love all the art work and congratulations on your green thumb!

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