Charlie Patin Z8 TX
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  • Midway, TX
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Charlie Patin Z8 TX commented on Community Manager's group Texas
"Thanks for trying, Doris.  I got the answer from one of my Master Gardeners.  It's known as Devil's Claw or Unicorn Plant, Proboscidea fragrans.  When the pod is mature it splits, curls and assumes a curious shape that…"
Jul 20
Charlie Patin Z8 TX commented on Community Manager's group Texas
"Can some Texan ID this plant for me.  A friend found it near Austin, TX.  I know it's a cucurbic, but I'm lost after that.  Thanks. "
Jul 20
Joan *Flower Angel*.. Z-8 commented on Charlie Patin Z8 TX's photo
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Janie Reynolds...Z 6 commented on Charlie Patin Z8 TX's photo
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"Wish we had these in our area. They are really pretty."
Apr 20
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"One of 4 pics I posted of a painted bunting at our feeder on 4/14. A first for us. "
Apr 20
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Charlie Patin Z8 TX commented on Community Manager's group Texas
"My hummer numbers have grown greatly in the last 4 days.  Can't even count them anymore.  I'm sure there are more than a dozen.  They've almost reached the stage where they quite fighting.  I need to get some pics…"
Sep 8, 2013
Charlie Patin Z8 TX commented on Community Manager's group Texas
"Definitely saw a female oriole on my orange/grape jelly feeder today.  Have to put a new orange on it tomorrow.  Just too tired to get it done tonight. "
Sep 5, 2013
Charlie Patin Z8 TX commented on Community Manager's group Texas
"Marlene, I think you're very right. Tomorrow will be day 3 for ours.  We were gone all day today so didn't get it done. "
Sep 5, 2013
Charlie Patin Z8 TX commented on Community Manager's group Texas
"Came home today to find at least 6, but probably more, hummers around my feeders.  Hoping they keep increasing.  Have to fill some feeders tomorrow.  "
Sep 5, 2013
Charlie Patin Z8 TX commented on Community Manager's group Texas
"Have 4 hummers.  At least 1 male.  Waiting for more.  "
Sep 4, 2013
Charlie Patin Z8 TX commented on Community Manager's group Texas
"We've had a couple of females for a while now.  Have also seen a male but not in a while.  Does anyone here put out oranges or grape jelly for orioles?  I have both out because I though I got a glimpse of a female this week, but…"
Aug 28, 2013
Charlie Patin Z8 TX commented on Community Manager's group Texas
"@Mary, Re:  Confed. Rose.  You're probably right.  It may have branched more if you had.  Esp. if it didn't die back last winter.  I have a couple of "rock rose" plants that weren't blooming much. I…"
Aug 5, 2013
Charlie Patin Z8 TX commented on Community Manager's group Texas
"Thanks for the hint about orbesia.  You're right about the heat.  I try not to go out at all after about 11 and if I do, I'm right back into AC and don't exert myself.  I've got 1 or 2 hummers around my…"
Aug 4, 2013
Charlie Patin Z8 TX commented on Community Manager's group Texas
"We've seen very few.  A few weeks ago we had 4 of late I'm seeing one of two now and then and we have 4 feeders and multiple flowers hummers are supposed to love.  Maybe it's the heat.  "
Aug 3, 2013

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Which category best describes you?
Master Gardener
Skill level
Master Gardener Certification
What kind of gardening do you like to do?
Mostly vegetable along with Earth-KInd roses and a few gourds and flowers.
How much time do you spend a week on average in your garden when weather permits?
15

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At 6:25am on April 23, 2012, Catherine Cronin (Ireland) said…

Thanks for your friendship,Charlie.

Happy veggie gardening!

At 2:56pm on April 22, 2012, Catherine Cronin (Ireland) said…

Hy Charlie....love your "greenhouse". I am a passionate veggie grower in Ireland....someone said my garden was like a Market Garden, but I only grow for us and family :)

I love getting dirt under my fingernails and being out and one with Mother Nature. I tried to beat HER this year, but SHE put me in my place..LOL!

Would you like to be friends here?

Kind Regards,

Catherine from Ireland

At 8:45am on February 8, 2012, Peggy Duvall Utopia, Tx said…

Great photos! Where in Tx. are you? I noticed your nice garden shed/greenhouse structure and I'm in the process of building one. What all do you have going on in there? Composting? Any suggestions?

At 2:44pm on November 14, 2011, Joyann Maddox gave Charlie Patin Z8 TX a gift
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Thanks 4 the friendship add :)
At 8:22am on November 14, 2011, Joyann Maddox said…
Charlie I now live in Luling, LA.. Lived in Destrehan for many years and worked in LaPlace!! LOL Also familiar with TX. Lived in San Antonio for 2 years while hubby was in Army!! I loved it there.
At 2:27pm on July 26, 2011, Melissa Clark - Texas, 8b gave Charlie Patin Z8 TX a gift
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Thank you, Charlie! Just wasn't sure where to start...
At 10:35pm on July 25, 2011, Melissa Clark - Texas, 8b said…
Always happy to have another TX gardener as a friend! Quite a garden ya got there! I like you're old mail Jeep, by the way. I drive an old Jeep myself. I want to get my Master Gardener's Cert. I saw that you are a MG, so maybe you could tell me how to go about getting it?
At 12:49am on May 10, 2011, Lissa J. Bitton said…

Charlie - I saw your post saying gout was slowing you down - I only have gout in 1 toe butinstead of the prescription medicine (which gave me dry mouth) I am taking a time release black cherry extract tablet and it is working great!  Just wondered if you had tried cherry extract , or tablets or pure juice or dried cherries!

At 12:13pm on April 15, 2011, Dolores Blocker said…
Thanks Charlie, I am throughly enjoying it here!
At 10:20am on April 10, 2011, Community Manager gave Charlie Patin Z8 TX a gift
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Charlie, thanks for sharing here.
 
 
 

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