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Comment by Mary Laniewski on September 29, 2014 at 9:16pm

We moved to our new house a couple of months ago. I was so sad to leave my hummingbirds. I didn't think we would have any in our new house since I am starting from scratch with the landscaping but to my surprise I have had as many as six here. One just stayed perched on the back porch for so long I gave him a name :) I really enjoy watching them chase each other in and out of the back porch.

Comment by Doris Glowicki on September 28, 2014 at 4:33pm

I am in zone 8b, I believe.

Comment by Marlene 9A/TX on September 28, 2014 at 3:40pm
I haven't really put my feeder up, but the hummers are loving the Turks cap that I planted just for them in the backyard. I saw a little sweetie sitting on my jasmine this morning. My neighbor has had 3 or four at a time in her feeder too. We are in the energy cooridor
Comment by Doris Glowicki on September 28, 2014 at 1:18pm

I have not seen any hummers this year, hopefully they will come by to reenergize on their way south.  I wish we would get some rain.  My poor plants have been suffering so.

Comment by Colleen Orsak on September 28, 2014 at 12:29pm

We have had hummers dive bombing are yard for the last several weeks.  Too many to count.  One flew into my sliding door and fell to the patio.  I turned him over and stroked his head and breast for about five minutes or so.  Poor little thing was so stunned and his beak was open.  Then all of a sudden he flew off and joined the chase around the backyard.  It was a nice feeling to see him flying around.  Love those little guys.

Comment by Yvonne Martin zone 9a se texas on September 28, 2014 at 10:06am

hummers are gone and very little came this year, seems like every year its fewer and fewer. but I saw 1 that was rust or brown where green ususally is only 1 day. happy about that

Comment by Yvonne Martin zone 9a se texas on September 28, 2014 at 10:06am

hummers are gone and very little came this year, seems like every year its fewer and fewer. but I saw 1 that was rust or brown where green ususally is only 1 day. happy about that

Comment by Yvonne Martin zone 9a se texas on September 28, 2014 at 10:03am

I just planted 3 pkg. 180 seeds of blue bonnets, hope at least half will grow. I'm excited

Comment by Yvonne Martin zone 9a se texas on September 28, 2014 at 10:01am

I live in league city area east texas. looks like very few people are interested in garden share.

I am looking for tradeing my pink angel trumpet for hens and chicks, very hard to find around here

Comment by Doris Glowicki on July 20, 2014 at 10:23pm

Mary, thank you, and Charlie, I am glad you got it identified.  

 

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"I hear you, Lynda, regarding getting out in the garden whenever you can. Sorry to hear you are dealing with some health issues but it looks like you don't let that get in the way of creating beauty in your garden."
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"It is a credit to you both...Have always been an avid gardener..Horticulturist also...health issues have put a damper on it though..but get out there whenever I can...  "
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"Yes Clare they are....The same has happened with the hydrangeas here as with the rhododendrons..I live in a temperate zone..close to the coast and the lake so do get some relief from the heat... "
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