Mary Melvin
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  • San Jose, CA
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Martha Staley replied to Mary Melvin's discussion Type & Care of Orchid? in the group Orchids
"Good morning Lorraine, I just read this and I appreciate the advice on beginning with orchids, and especially learning about their blooming and about watering. I had heard of the ice cube method. Thanks, Martha "
Jul 11
Martha Staley replied to Mary Melvin's discussion Type & Care of Orchid? in the group Orchids
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Lorraine Smith Pacific NW replied to Mary Melvin's discussion Type & Care of Orchid? in the group Orchids
"Go to the website rePotme.com for really good idea of what goes on with store-bought orchids. Almost all of them are in fir bark mix which they don't like & terribly pot bound, but you can't transplant them right away without flowers…"
Jul 11
Martha Staley replied to Mary Melvin's discussion Type & Care of Orchid? in the group Orchids
"  One question: Is this an easy care orchid? It's rather dry in my house, I am told.   I just joined this group today and want beginner's help, please.   I've had several orchids but they don't live over a few…"
Jul 10
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"The color is so vibrant and rich.....just beautiful."
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Mary Melvin replied to Mary Melvin's discussion Type & Care of Orchid? in the group Orchids
"Thank you so much, Carol! "
Apr 16, 2015
Carol A. Miller Huss replied to Mary Melvin's discussion Type & Care of Orchid? in the group Orchids
"The common name for this is moth orchid.  It likes to dry out between watering so water it about every 10 days with a water soluble fertilizer. It will need to rest after blooming, but if you keep the bloom stem green, it will bloom from…"
Apr 15, 2015
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"Love them! I have numerous spider plants as well."
Apr 15, 2015
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Apr 15, 2015
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Mary Melvin added a discussion to the group Orchids
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Type & Care of Orchid?

Can someone please tell me what type of orchid this is and how I should care for it? A friend gave it to me, but I've never had one before so I'm clueless. :)Thanks!See More
Apr 15, 2015
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Apr 15, 2015
Shelley commented on Mary Melvin's photo
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"Oh Mary, I have never seen an all white bleeding heart. Should call it pure heart. It is lovely. I am taking a shine to white flowers in my old age. I think it is the freshness against the green, very energizing."
Apr 15, 2015
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"You must be looking after it well Mary. I will look up Gentle Hermione on the net and look forward to a picture when it blooms. Pity it's not scratch and sniff like the Avon catalogues!"
Apr 15, 2015
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"Shelley, it does! It's David Austin's Red Falstaff Climbing Rose. I got it as a bare root and was supposed to take 3 years before first bloom. It bloomed the next year! I just got the Gentle Hermione this year and I hope I'm just…"
Apr 15, 2015
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David Austin Rose

"i love how it's heart shaped!"
Apr 13, 2015

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Which category best describes you?
Recreational Gardener
Skill level
Intermediate
What kind of gardening do you like to do?
small garden, container gardening, flowers
How much time do you spend a week on average in your garden when weather permits?
1-3 hours (more when I can)

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The best of life...

Posted on April 14, 2012 at 6:02pm 0 Comments

Had a wonderful time in the garden today...just chilling. Hee...hee...

Shadow Moon thinks she always needs to be in my lap if I'm out there.

She had a pretty good day herself.…

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Garden coming alive again

Posted on April 5, 2012 at 8:36pm 0 Comments

I sat in the garden for the first time today and really enjoyed it. The windchimes tinkling in the wind and the birds chirping - the dog chasing them. I love my garden. It's the one place where I feel really serene.

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At 2:12pm on April 14, 2012, Susan Hodge said…

love your patio so pretty

At 11:23pm on April 5, 2012, Joan *Flower Angel*.. Z-8 said…

Welcome to Garden-Share and The group VINES Mary Melvin... You will love it here. I love your PAGE and your beautiful slide show. Thank you for sharing your beautiful pics of your garden, very inspiring. Don't forget to save your 100 FAVORITE or LIKES to your page whenever you comment on the many pics... Happy Gardening ?

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"I enjoy my Patio in back Apartment, having container plants. My early morning coffee is usually consumed here in the quiet."
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