Birdie, you're so young you'll never retire! Bob Fogel (Louisiana from Utah) fellow was a school mate in Oregon where we grew up by the way. He's an expert in fungi, etc...in case you need a fungi expert. Happy Gardening. Looks you had a great time in Hawaii - one of my more favorite places on earth. Not a big fan of Oahu but I do love all the other islands.
Have fun in Hawaii! I haven't been since 2006, but we loved it! Kauii (not sure if that's spelled correctly), was our favorite island. All the ferns that just grow wild there amazed me. I told my husband, we have to buy those, & they just grow everywhere here wild! Make plenty of pics to show us! I believe I visited every nursery & garden in Kauii & Mauii. I brought home some plants & seeds. Yes, some of the plants looked like they needed deadheading, so I helped, even though if they would have found the seeds, I would have had to pay a hefty fine. They all grew for me, but the cold got the trees once I put them in the ground. I should have kept them in pots. :(
"Got stung by wasps on back of leg yesterday. Not sure how many got me, but working so hard in yard to clear and clean up. So relaxing today. No room in green bin even if I cut lawns too.
Overcast here, not smoke."
"Thanks, Lyn. I love this 'Wasabi' coleus. The foliage is a beautiful chartreuse/bright yellow, it is vigorous and it loves full sun. One plant grows into what looks like a shrub! Too bad it is only annual here. I will be taking and…"
"Thanks for the feedback. The tall perennial sunflowers self-seeded like crazy this year and I decided to leave them alone to see what happened. While I like this for a "one-time" show, that bed is starting to be too overcrowded and out of…"