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MADAGASCAR JASMINE VINES. Also called bridal bouquet and Stephanoitis. This is a fast growing perennial vine which will cover a fence in a few years, climb a tree without hurting it, a 'non invasive vine.' Very important. Having passionflower which IS invasive, I have honeysuckle vines too. Delightfully invasive.
I know Jasmine is really not an invasive plant. It climbs a tree but without choking it. Covers walls, fences. It is SAFE. HONEYSUCKLE has great flowers but JEEPERS CREEPERS! A Jasmine vine blooms with multiple, fragrant white flowers that glow in the dark. Also, free jamine SEED for you. Great for doing l00 POTS one year for gifts the next year. Light fragrance unlike night blooming jasmine bushes! Grow it on a trellis or send it up a tree. Vines don't grow thick enough to shade the tree it climbs. Called Madagascar Jasmine as it's from an island off the coast of India. Does very well in L.A. and Valley. I have dozens of 8" tall vines I'll give you all the vines you need for free just bring bagged soil to fill holes and bring cans. You dig out the plant, have your pot ready with soil in it and we water it right then as we don't want it to go into shock. You can take a divot of my soil with it just put some soil in the hole. HOLE FILLING NECESSARY. Don't want the OLD MARE to get her HOOF STUCK IN A HOLE, break an ankle. Also, Bring plastic piece or grocery bags for your car seat/ car trunk.
THE BLAZING HOT PINK HOLLYHOCK, a BIENNIAL, Hottest pink ever seen.l0 feet tall. Up to 14 feet of height in the right soil. Some grow in shorter sizes, but in packs, fifteen stems to a 'bush.'. Great along fence to salute the world -- a real show piece! Makes great house bouquets. Have tons of seed for you TOTALLY FREE. Grow them against house. Each stem has dozens of flowers the size of teacups. BIENNIAL which means in temperate zones, plant in SEPTEMBER, it stays low til spring then shoots up. Then it does a second year or two. VISIT the: ENCYLOPAEDIA OF HOLLYHOCKS WEBSITE! OTHER HOLLYHOCKS --the BURGUNDY WINE single. Also THE soft PINK SINGLE. Originally from China, these guard the front fence, sentinels that easily reach 14 feet can be seen from a mile away. (well, almost) Grow them with foxglove & canturbury bells for that English garden look.
ULTRAMARINE blue MORNINGLORY, ANNUAL vine, some are PURPLE, some pink.Some are a pale blue. I HAVE BABY PLANTS FOR YOU. l0" high right now April 2015. Most are purpley or ultramarine BLUE. Climbs anything, trees, bushes, fences. Freeze kills it, you peel dessicated vine off easily. Compost it --after you remove seeds to give to pals. THIS one makes areas of garden a sheet of shocking blue. Not invasive at all as winter knocks it out, then the glories are hanging there all dried up, you just pull downwards, it showers you with seeds & reseeds itself. You may call that invasive! I say it's the lazyman's way to a gorgeous garden. In bloom right now you can see it. I slightly prune vines if on lemon tree doing so while it's climbing as it could shade the fruit ripening process.
SLUT-FLOWERS, really four o'clocks, (magenta color & fragrant, a brilliant neon color,) which look good with that particular shade of electric blue of the morning glories nearby Doesn't open til sundown, very FRAGRANT all night..bloom in alleys, no fine soils required. Ask nothing in the way of care. They will grow in the cracks of a sidewalk, or in vacant lots. They self-sow so their daughters grow up in the streets just like 'em, blatent little nightbloomers. They put down a root that turns into a tuber, so then they consider that they own the corner! This year and next. Hey, they don't call them slutflowers for nuttin! But I am fresh out of this one until AUG/SEPT when I'll have seed.
WANDERING JEW in CERULEAN BLUE. Plants available now. Makes a great ground cover. Bring a bag of SUPER SOIL to fill in holes you leave when you take trees or bushes or ground cover.
CANNA LILLIES - GREEN BUSHY LILLY, TORCH-LIKE spike of a flower, 7 - 10 foot high. Seeds to the non hybrid, common canna all year round, tubers available in winter when all leaves, stems disappear as they're tropical.
QUEEN PALMS - ( <= CLICK ) Grow 30 feet high, provide shade, drop seeds so you can go into the palm biz. I once got 180$ for a single l8 foot tree maybe ten years old tops I have l00 seeds for you right now, FREE. You get l00 pots going chez toi and go to town! Sell them for big money. Seeds are FREE! I have no space for more pots, can't do it. Bring plastic bags and pick the seeds up off ground. Yellow, size of grapes so you won't need your glasses. And they're all right under this one palm.
SWEET PIE PUMPKIN. Tiny TOM Great for pies. Very sweet. ONE pumpkin makes a pie. Seed FREE next AUGUST, right now I used last of seed to make a slurpee to kill cat's tape worms. Soak overnight ---seeds not cat, Rinse, grind, let sit, strain, Give tsp that white soup to cat in morning as it hits the parasites when bugs are hungry just before cat's had his friskies..
UGLI FRUIT TREE, (*live link,)(mutant citrus from the Caribbean. Though some sources say it was hybridized by man, others disagree. God obviously made it. Fruit looks JUST like a grapefruit, but hasn't that bitter quality. It's less sugar than oranges. Variety I have is NOT UGLY..Looks like.a PERFECT GRAPEFRUIT, no mottling on skin at all! Open it, flesh is orange, looks like tangerine, sweet, not bitter.
JAMAICAN TANGELO some call it. In vogue for sorbets. Skin great in marmalade, juice refreshing, not sugary like orange, so great for diabetics. Zone 8 and above.No grapefruity bitter thing going, at all. NOTE: I've just had horrific news. CITRUS SEEDS go in the ground thE second they come out of the fruit! I now realize my sending of the rare citrus, UGLI ..by seeds will never work. I read a Calif agriculture dept booklet, sez seeds ALL CITRUS SEED is only good a few hrs, and cannot dry out. They recommend keeping it in water all day when it comes out of the fruit! I NEVER KNEW THAT. I have seed for limes, lemons, oranges, grapefruit and ugli and don't distinguish or label. I sell people a few 'citrus' trees and they have to grow them in pots until they get fruit to see what they have. To get specific UGLI seeds, we pull fruit from the tree. UGLI is real rare, unusual and I DO want to share it. Come HERE and we open a fruit, share the eating, tasting how unique it is...then pull fresh, wet seeds which you go home and plant. While seed is damp. The seed will give you a lot of valuable, rare trees.
Calendula, shaggy yellow flower, 3" across, with healing juices in the flower petals .Seal any wound. A CUP OF SEED IS TOTALLY FREE FOR YOU NOW, APRIL of 2015. Great stuff. Petals smushed laid on a cut or wound will grow skin immediately, prevent scarring; Mush the petals into neosporin if you have a big cut. Any WOUND WILL both heal and CLOSE and not be infected.
PLANTAGO MAJORA for removing keratin growths from skin. REMOVES those skin growths that are brownish, like a small potato chip? Yep, they disappear from skin if plantago is squished and mixed with aloe vera sap. Plantago kills viruses so it works on warts too.
ALOE PLANTS Have ALOE VERAS. Your cuttings grow into bushes.
Seeds for BROCCOLI, CHARD, BEETS, AUGUST 2015. Not now. BORSCHT ANYONE?
Delicious RADISH (white icicle, giant,) and Green ARUGULA, an Italian cress for salads. Seed avail year round.
AVAIL AUG/SEPT! CROCOSIMIA BULBS from South Africa. CROCOSIMIA BULBS are blooming DEC thru MARCH, just as they do in Cape Town and Johannesberg, S.Africa. AUG & SEPT I let you dig TUBERS. My variety is chest high, lasting in VASES so makes BEST EVER cut flower, no fragrance but an art noveau look. I see a few that have dried down to the earth and could be dug out. For a few dozen tubers or CORMS actually, bring me a bag of potting soil. YOU DIG them WITH MY SOIL around the roots. Bring own POTS or cans AND THEN FILL THE HOLE with your soil which you bring with you.
MELIA TREE, Umbrella tree or CHINA BERRY From Himalayas, Have ONE 3 foot tall baby tree, a hundred 6" high trees, rest is seeds. Thousands of those. 'Mala' means bracelet or rosary which they're used for in INDIA. These lush fragrant lilac flowers that cover the tree, turn into beads, six sided, like a SOLOMON STAR, huge religious significance. This tree will be useful for jewelers as it provides the beads used by rosary makers in India if you have a DREML drill that is. Could gold leaf them, too, or paint them. FERNY foliage, lasting in vases, flowers are fragrant. Tree is deciduous. High Autumn colors. Any zone except sub arctic. Orig. from Himalyas, Necklace of mountains. Mala. Rosary same word root . Zones 8,9 best. Have thousands of baby trees, these are free. No potting soil trade required. SEEDS are fat, being beadlike, ergo require bigger envelope, if I mail but you can sell baby nursling trees to friends Google melia tree, umbrella tree, chinaberry tree, same thing. GREAT landscaping tree.
CUTTINGS off BUSHES TO COMBINE IN YOUR "PERENNIAL FLOWER BED"
JUSTICIA CARNEA (<===CLICK HERE) This is a gorgeous bush, tropical, shrimp flowers on steroids. 1 cutting per visitor. This flowers in MAY in California. Again in autumn.
JADE PLANT - Makes a great bed bush, companion to spider plants. See the one on right, in pot here at this site: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_26bRLSbCB4I/SoOMIb0JsQI/AAAAAAAAArA/7SbMVYKh8FY/s400/Two+jades.JPG
TROPICALS: There are Tequila cactuses, magueys and agaves striped or verdigris. Three sizes. These cost hundreds in landscaper's nursery. HIT THIS URL TO SEE THE MAGUEY. These are huge. You'd need to hire a worker to dig one out. HARD as they have sharp points. Treasures are worth a little money of course and you fill HOLE you leave with a bag of HOME DEPOT potting soil. I no longer have a big POT to give with the maguey so bring BURLAP AND HEMP CORD to wrap it. KEEP YOUR WORKER an extra hour while he puts it in your home. These look terrific in a huge chalice shaped patio POT!.
EVER RUN THRU A GARDEN AFTER A FAT MOUSE
AND SMACK INTO ONE OF THESE? U can HAVE IT!
Rousseauesque spider plants, with hanging baby plants hanging like xmas tree decorations from the mother plant. and there are dozens of mothers!
they stay low and drop down spires so plant in pots. Are bright. Have all green, too.
You can have quite a few of 'em. Free.
So you can get some big jungly looking BEDS going. I mix variagated with plain green. Have both for you as they are much more effective 'mixed.'
CACTUS cuttings. (see below) if I said plants ... well, these become plants fast enough. Need coarse sand in the soil and good humus. They grow to the height of a man need sun and heat, not too much water or they rot, so don't put them near water hungry little annuals. This cactus FLOWERS in YELLOW, is not the OPUNTIA tho it looks exactly like a NOPAL. Almost..These are vicious burglar destroyers. Great fence protection. Nobody will leap your fence! (Whoops! My landlady had her men take these out. I salvaged an ear or two in OCTOBER.Now they're chest high but you can't take ears in spring. Ears have to be hardened off to be safe for cuttings.
THIS WEEK, AFGHAN POPPIES. Strip seeds out of bolux for planting. Drop bolux into boiling water, turn off fire, let simmer. Dream in Chinese. Pagodas and lyre tail emerald green birds. Design hides in the food sources.
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To get TREES, bring soil to fill in the hole -- your own garden soil is fine. I can't have holes here. PEACHES. BABIES ARE FREE. WALNUTS CHEST HIGH TREES ARE FREE. . Bring a bag or trash can or box of it. Then, to pay for my years watering that tree, trade a bag of SUPER SOIL as I am out of starter soil for flats
Come over with a shovel and your SON as you guys need to dig out the tree. A gal cannot. FILL in the hole with your homemade soil. Give me the bag of super soil. So bring 5 gallon containers WITH YOUR OWN SOIL IN THEM! Soil I ain't got. That's why I DO THIS THING EACH YEAR.
If you want tricky to move PEACH, WALNUT we probably gotta do this in JANUARY when they are dormant. BLACK "English" WALNUT is a fab tree, a protein tree, a great shade tree, always plant on NORTH side of your property so it does not shade your garden. I have some baby FIG trees. As for mulberry trees (I have an adult rare Persian Mulberry to top off your reg mulberry, ie. use as cuttings or to graft, come Dec, January and early FEB. Only chance of living thru shock of a GRAFT INSERTION when dormant. In winter.
Loquat fruit trees can be lifted out when small. I THINK I have a few small ones. Remember, Bring enough potting or even garden soil to fill hole which YOU WILL DIG, don't leave me big empty holes. Then give me a bag of potting soil for myself, as a trade for all these plants and seeds.
My habit is to plant every citrus seed as I juice the fruits. If you want citrus trees, lemon, ugli or grapefruit I may have one Id part with.
Bring your l-gallon cans half-filled with YOUR SOIL so we can place your new, FRESHLY DUG tree or plant in there and not have it go into shock. We will then water it. You should have a box in your car lined with a plastic trash bag so plants don't drip in car on ride home. Bring your garden soil to fill holes you leave. But SUPER SOIL bag, 2 sq feet is for me, for the 'trade.'
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