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Old 06-04-2011, 10:54 AM
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Show it as it progresses
Love to see the effect.
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Old 10-30-2011, 04:27 PM
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I have a bright red painted chimney on the side of my house and other than being red, it's plain. I hope to attach these in a grid on the chimney and let cypress vine cover it. Then remove all at once when it too cold for the cypress. I also have an ivy but it is a climber and I don't want it to leave its roots all over my chimney like it has done to my cinder block porch foundation
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Old 10-30-2011, 04:44 PM
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The cypress will come off easily.. Is it red or pink?
Cypress? I love the red. Grew a few times for me than quit??

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Old 01-15-2012, 07:36 AM
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Since it's getting closer to Spring .. time to resurrect this thread for those who missed it.
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Old 01-15-2012, 08:07 AM
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Xeolyte,
Thanks for posting this again. Those masonry ladders are so neat. They would work for so many applications, wouldn't they.
We I first saw them I thought. A hoop house over a veggie bed. Three put together forming a triangle, stood on end for beans or vines. Can't wait to check it out.
With all this stuff going on spring will come quick.
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Great idea, Xeolyte!! Thought I would bring it back up again this year...how did it work out for you? I can't wait to go to Home Depot now, lol!
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Old 01-06-2013, 09:20 AM
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They worked out better than I imagined! They are just perfect!



This year I'll be growing 24 different MG's on them. Here is the layout I designed:

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Old 01-06-2013, 10:05 AM
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That is going to be so spectacular to see.
Xeolyte, when will you start most of your MG's. Think I am going to start mine quite a bit earlier to hopefully get a jump on things.
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Old 01-06-2013, 10:33 AM
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Xeolyte, your layout looks great and I canít wait to see all your MGs in flower. What a fabulous flower garden you will have. I am excited for you.
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Old 01-06-2013, 11:59 AM
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I usually start my mg's about the middle of February inside the house .. They are usually the last wave of seeds. In about 2 weeks I'll be starting the first wave .. I'll post another thread with my list for this year. I start them late because they grow so fast that they end up grabbing and twining around everything in sight in the greenhouse and it's a real chore trying to unwind them from their victims without harming them or their victims .. a problem I'm having now with all the rooted passiflora cuttings in the gh .. I have to spend a few minutes every day cutting off newly forming tendrils so they can't grab on to other plants.
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Old 01-06-2013, 04:27 PM
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That's gorgeous, xeolyte!! Thank you for sharing the picture!! It must be a paradise to be in...many kudos!!
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Thanks for the heads up Xeo will definitely look into those for the back yard!

Great idea and cheap is my middle name, something to do with being from Scotland they tell me
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Old 10-31-2013, 03:15 PM
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Great idea! Anybody- do you think this will work for dragon fruit? I'm nursing a cutting and it's about 6 in. high right now but I reserached that they get really big.
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Old 10-31-2013, 03:24 PM
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@cfeigel. They look more like trees in this picture. Hope that helps
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Old 10-31-2013, 03:52 PM
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Thanks, Woo! That is not at all what I expected. I guess I'll have to pt a post in the ground.
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