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Old 10-04-2010, 09:49 PM
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Lowe's just made my day


Clearance plants from Lowe's that I could not believe. We just pick up several plants in the 2.5 gallon, and 3.5 gallon containers for an amazing price. I was able to get Weigela (both vine and bush), Spiraea, Kiwi, NineBark Diabolo, Blueberries, Rasberries, Grapes, three different apple trees, and Sargent Juniper I am really getting to love that store.
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Old 10-04-2010, 10:41 PM
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Oh SL..Sounds like a super find..I found some lantana, and other pot plants for 50 cents..I was so pleased to find them..lol.Love LOWES..
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Old 10-04-2010, 11:27 PM
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good job i love lowes
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Old 10-05-2010, 06:35 AM
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Way to go SL, I am hooked on Lowes clearance too!!!
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Old 10-05-2010, 09:04 AM
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Way to go! I'm headed there today! I hope I'm as lucky.
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Old 10-05-2010, 10:09 AM
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I have to stay away from there, I already havemore than I should in my little spare bedroom. Does anyone here heat their home by woodstove only? I don't know if I can overwinter things indoors during our winters but I am going to try. Though I did pick up a huge indoor plant from lowes for $3.00. Here is a small picture of it. Can anyone tell me what it is called.

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Old 10-05-2010, 10:36 AM
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you guys are making me want to take a trip to lowes. Deeka that kinda reminds me of a prayer plant only wrong color and pattern.
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Old 10-05-2010, 10:37 AM
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@ Deeka: Interesting... looks like some kind of ariod, but I am not sure exactly what. It would probably be beneficial for you to use a humidifier near indoor plants as stove heat tends to be very drying.



I need to head over to Lowe's soon! Home Depot carries lots of plants, but they don't have much of a discount rack (or even one at all... they just toss everything in the garbage!!).
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Old 10-05-2010, 11:31 AM
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Yup got a humidifier going already. And I agree, Home Depot does have some nice plants but no clearance, it's a shame cause I see tham throw things out all the time. Same with WallyWorld. It's sad to see potential plants go to their doom.
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Old 10-05-2010, 05:51 PM
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Wood stove


I heat my house by wood stove only. My house of course is very small, only four rooms. I burn about ten cords or more of wood a year. My house is all electric, built in the 60's when that was the cheapest way to go. Now of course, New England has some of the higest electircity rate in the Nation. Been thinking of going with a pellet stove because of my age - cutting, splitting, and hauling wood has become difficult. Does anyone have any experience with pellet stoves?
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Old 10-05-2010, 06:07 PM
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Swamplady I'm in the same boat as you are. Though my house was built in the
80's it is still all electric and small. We also only use the woodstove, no electric heat cause I can't handle the electric bill. Have not looked into pellet stoves.
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Old 10-05-2010, 06:26 PM
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I have an electric furnace that pumps hot air from the floor. Next Monday I think I'll have to take a trip to lowes...
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Old 10-05-2010, 06:38 PM
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Awesome finds, ladies!! I'm green with envy.

Deeka, your plant appears to be Ctenanthe pilosa (possibly a named cultivar, but I can't tell).
If I'm right about that, then it actually is in the same family as the prayer plants - good eye skayc1.
It's a real beauty, gotta love that variegated foliage - and you got a super price.
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Old 10-05-2010, 08:34 PM
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Winkgood deals!!!!!!!!!


Lowes is my fav plant shop as far as prices, I'm hoping to soon get a load of bulbs on clearance. Of course I'll have to drive over each week and check them out. Soon!!! Last year I missed clearance on bulbs, they were all gone!
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Old 10-05-2010, 08:50 PM
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Thank you ZuZu petals. Yeah it was deal I couldn't pass up. They actually had quite a few plants, bamboo''s and such for around tha same price but like I said not enough room for all these goodies.
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