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Annual Flower Garden (jungle) update September

Still growing and producing lots of flowers, though plants are showing signs of late season stress. Fiesta del sol are mostly six to eight feet tall with zinnias being the dominant short growth plant. Zinnas and most other plants are in the three to four foot height, but also lots of weedly undergrowth and some shorter flowering plants.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/15582147@N04/3889222263/in/photostream/
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Wow! those are the tallest zinnias I've ever seen :shock: and the Fiesta are humungous. Great garden! :D
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Beautiful! Thanks for sharing. You must have plenty of butterfly visitors!
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Dozens of butterflies are usually active at any given time of the day. I also am continuing to increase the number and kinds of butterfly host plants in the yard.
Eclectic gardening style, drawing from 45 years of interest and experience. Mostly plant in raised beds and containers primarily using intensive gardening techniques.
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Re: Annual Flower Garden (jungle) update September

hendi_alex wrote:Still growing and producing lots of flowers, though plants are showing signs of late season stress. Fiesta del sol are mostly six to eight feet tall with zinnias being the dominant short growth plant. Zinnas and most other plants are in the three to four foot height, but also lots of weedly undergrowth and some shorter flowering plants.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/15582147@N04/3889222263/in/photostream/
The video of your garden is amazing! Thanks for sharing. :flower:

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Sooo SOoo pretty.....I can hardly wait to see the sun again.....And I love that you use an electric fence....Does it work well for you?

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The electric fence is no longer in use. Was a failed experiment to keep the lab in our yard. The deer jump the four foot fence like it isn't even there.
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I find this sort of thing keeps the deer out, the deer do not have good distance eye site and have a hard time seeing the fence so they do not jump it.
Nice flower jungle, just lovely.

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It is kind of interesting. We have lots of deer, squirrels, raccoons, yet most years they do very little damage to the garden. In a very dry year sometimes the deer will forage in the yard an do some limited damage, but is usually a very manageable issue.
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