Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Wave Petunias Toplef10Wave Petunias 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Wave Petunias I22gcj10Wave Petunias 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Eagle eggs ready to hatch in nest
by sanderson Yesterday at 11:35 pm

» SFG FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER - JANUARY 2020
by sanderson Yesterday at 11:34 pm

» January & February 2020 - Northern and Central Midwest
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 9:42 pm

» Not new, but I've been away for a spell...
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 9:10 pm

» CANADIAN REGION:What are you doing January to March 2020
by Kelejan Yesterday at 9:03 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by sanderson Yesterday at 7:27 pm

» Hey there, small, hot and composty
by sanderson Yesterday at 7:22 pm

» Brix tests for nutrition density
by sanderson Yesterday at 7:03 pm

» wheelbarrow
by sanderson Yesterday at 7:01 pm

» What Have You Picked From Your Garden Today
by sanderson Yesterday at 6:58 pm

» TD - A Journey Through Prostate Cancer
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 6:42 pm

» Good day to you all .The name is Gord.
by sanderson Yesterday at 6:42 pm

» Soil Microorganisms
by sanderson Yesterday at 6:24 pm

» Diabetes Friendly Garden
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 4:59 pm

» Catalog season has begun!
by yolos 1/23/2020, 9:40 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by yolos 1/23/2020, 1:22 pm

» Vibration Machine
by countrynaturals 1/23/2020, 11:29 am

» Mark's first SFG
by countrynaturals 1/23/2020, 10:42 am

» Senseless Banter...
by sanderson 1/23/2020, 3:37 am

» NATIONAL SEED SWAP DAY - 2020
by sanderson 1/23/2020, 3:34 am

» Upcycling milk cartons into starter packs
by markqz 1/22/2020, 9:36 pm

» Plant-Based Diet
by countrynaturals 1/22/2020, 9:05 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Scorpio Rising 1/22/2020, 6:19 pm

» garlic
by Scorpio Rising 1/22/2020, 6:03 pm

» Celery
by Scorpio Rising 1/20/2020, 4:57 pm

» Gnatrol Bti for Fungus Gnats
by countrynaturals 1/19/2020, 2:51 pm

» Water and a little more ?
by Dan in Ct 1/17/2020, 4:52 pm

» Biochar?
by countrynaturals 1/16/2020, 10:35 am

» New members - What is the process now for joining the Forum?
by trolleydriver 1/16/2020, 9:11 am

» Growing Celery
by Scorpio Rising 1/14/2020, 6:30 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Wave Petunias

Go down

Wave Petunias Empty Wave Petunias

Post  CarolynPhillips on 9/17/2010, 11:27 pm

Sometimes----you just have to go with instinct on how much space a plant needs to do
its absolute best.
I built a SFG bed near the road. I wanted wave petunias in it this year and knowing how long waves can grow I had to raise the bed really high.
And knowing how far and wide wave petunias can spread--------this bed has only 3 plants in it. The bed is 4X4 inside the blocks. Pic was taken end of June.





Wave Petunias 000_0007
CarolynPhillips
CarolynPhillips

Female Posts : 779
Join date : 2010-09-06
Age : 49
Location : Alabama Zone 7a

Back to top Go down

Wave Petunias Empty Re: Wave Petunias

Post  martha on 9/17/2010, 11:41 pm

Good decision making! They are beautiful - I love wave petunias!
martha
martha

Female Posts : 2188
Join date : 2010-03-03
Age : 62
Location : Acton, Massachusetts Zone 5b/6a

Back to top Go down

Wave Petunias Empty Re: Wave Petunias

Post  boffer on 9/17/2010, 11:54 pm

I was checking out the dry stacked CMU. I didn't know that that's what the purple flowers were called sfg smile
boffer
boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 66
Location : yelm, wa, usa

http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

Wave Petunias Empty Re: Wave Petunias

Post  kiwirose on 9/18/2010, 1:56 am

those are stunning Carolyn - sadly my beautiful waves for 2010 graced the stomachs of our roaming deer - they have eaten things they have never eaten before, and mine were not inside me fenced sfg and fell prey to the wildlife. Oh well, such is life with critters around Smile love your picture!
avatar
kiwirose

Female Posts : 142
Join date : 2010-05-10
Age : 47
Location : Durham, NC

Back to top Go down

Wave Petunias Empty Re: Wave Petunias

Post  Patty from Yorktown on 9/18/2010, 8:25 am

Your flower bed is beautiful! You might be pleasantly surprised next year when you still have wave petunias without purchasing new plants. Mine have reseeded very easily, some have reverted to a different color, while others have not. I did not know they would do that. Just leave the spot alone in the spring and see what you get. (We a a similar zone.)

Patty from Yorktown
Patty from Yorktown
Patty from Yorktown

Posts : 350
Join date : 2010-03-05
Location : Yorktown, Virginia

Back to top Go down

Wave Petunias Empty Re: Wave Petunias

Post  Megan on 9/18/2010, 9:14 am

Wow, just beautiful!!
Megan
Megan

Female Posts : 3350
Join date : 2010-04-27
Age : 52
Location : Manassas, VA - Zone 7a

http://novasquarefootgardener.blogspot.com/

Back to top Go down

Wave Petunias Empty Re: Wave Petunias

Post  CarolynPhillips on 9/18/2010, 9:48 am

Boffer, I don't know what CMU stands for ---but I am assuming something to do with the
concrete blocks---since they are dry stacked.
the blocks are so heavy---they dont move or get pushed out of place.
and if I change my mind on bed design in the future---I can change it.
I am growing the Easy Wave Pink in this box come Spring.
I use to grow the waves--or easy waves in huge hanging pots on the porch and seeds would fall to the beds below and germinate. But they were always out of place and I pull them up. Also---living here in the south----those huge hanging pots would dry out very quickly during mid summer so I stopped having hanging pots and decided to invest
in deep deep grow beds. Not because the roots needed it----but because it held more water for longer time and ----it works great for plants that hang over in long lengths.

I thought about making several "Tower Planters" for wave petunias.
2ft X 2ft with 2 wave petunia plants.
I haven't seen anyone else do it----and I think it would make a nice display.
(maybe paint the blocks)



CarolynPhillips
CarolynPhillips

Female Posts : 779
Join date : 2010-09-06
Age : 49
Location : Alabama Zone 7a

Back to top Go down

Wave Petunias Empty Re: Wave Petunias

Post  Megan on 9/18/2010, 10:14 am

Hurray for flowers, I just have to say. My "landscaping" flowers did really well for the first time this year. They are all bee-attracting varieties, and I added a few more this year, too. Some are just annuals, but those have surprised me before by lasting more than one year, so we'll see. I don't have the room for something like those gorgeous wave petunias, though!
Megan
Megan

Female Posts : 3350
Join date : 2010-04-27
Age : 52
Location : Manassas, VA - Zone 7a

http://novasquarefootgardener.blogspot.com/

Back to top Go down

Wave Petunias Empty Re: Wave Petunias

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum