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Dana58

Member Since 31 Jul 2005
Offline Last Active Oct 04 2014 07:18 PM
If you haven't seen Teresa's profile picture, you need to check it out! That's hilarious! :-D Updated 12 Nov · 3 comments
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About Me

Hello from the southern Oregon coast! I live in the Harbor portion of Brookings-Harbor, Oregon, which is a wonderful zone 9!

Besides growing flowers, I love camping and sailing. I have a really, really cool husband of almost 18 years, and we love having fun. We like to sail our small sailboat in the river here, and we have a little Casita camp trailer that we use as often as possible. The Oregon coast is the perfect place for all the things we love to do.

Brookings-Harbor is known as the "Home of Winter Flowers". And this just happens to be an almost ideal location for the cold weather Brug group. I began growing Brugmansia here in 2005 when an acquaintance here gave me a Noid pink, and that's when I joined BGI. Several generous members sent me other warm group cuttings, and I think I had maybe three blooms in my first two years. Then I saw a picture of a Sanguinea in 2007 and had to try them from seed. They roared to blooms within their first year, and then began the fun! This is the first year I have grown my own crosses from seed, and what fun it's been! I'm still trying to decide what's more fun, though when you know you have a successful cross, or when you tell your coworkers you had the most wonderful flower sex over the weekend! Haha

Everyone at BGI has been wonderful, and the first thing I do every morning is grab my coffee and head for the boards! Love the humor, support and all around good people at BGI, and I am so glad to be a member here. Go BGI!

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  • Group Subscribers-American, CA, AU
  • Active Posts 2,625
  • Profile Views 3,892
  • Member Title BGI Member
  • Age 50 years old
  • Birthday January 25, 1964
  • Gender
    Female Female
  • Location
    Coeur d'Alene, Idaho - Zone 6b
  • Interests
    Flowers, Sailing, Camping, Cruising, Reading

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