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Re: Growing an avocado tree on my desk

Postby MareE » Jul 04, 2009 10:14 am

What a side-splitter fun read, Angus et al!!! Lawdy. lawdy. Too late to vote never mind enter name of "Tom Selleck", I reckon. Heard he grows avocados. [And I like his dimples and other attributes.]

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Re: Growing an avocado tree on my desk

Postby angusrobinson » Jul 10, 2009 10:58 am

MareE, the poll is still open! It's closing on Monday afternoon, so go cast your vote now!

In the last 2 weeks, he's made some serious progress as we've had a lot of sun. He's gone from 4 leaves to 9 leaves pretty quickly. I'll post some pics by the end of the day.
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Re: Growing an avocado tree on my desk

Postby Smitty » Jul 10, 2009 12:12 pm

sounds as tho "Bob" :wink: loves his new winda
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Re: Growing an avocado tree on my desk

Postby MareE » Jul 10, 2009 12:29 pm

Already voted (for Ralph), Angus. Can "I" vote twice if my dog signs up to CG forum? woofwoof Beware if newbie Jack the Lad, currently volunteering for rescuing avocados from desktops as long as answer to Ralph! haha

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Re: Growing an avocado tree on my desk

Postby Smitty » Jul 10, 2009 12:31 pm

awwwwwwwwwww Mare you voted wrong :)

but votes from 4 legged friends would fix that 8)
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Re: Growing an avocado tree on my desk

Postby angusrobinson » Jul 10, 2009 1:56 pm

Here are this week's pics:
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And I just got some friends to keep the avocado plant company:
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Re: Growing an avocado tree on my desk

Postby bluewillow » Jul 10, 2009 2:10 pm

Boo hoo! Just plain Sam will drop out of the competition :wink:
Wow ..... Sam is doing extremely well along with the new company. Will you be *pinching* Sam's top for branching purposes or taking the switch approach.

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Re: Growing an avocado tree on my desk

Postby butterfly » Jul 10, 2009 2:27 pm

Wow

this is cool

I have mango seeds

can you plant them? and how
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Re: Growing an avocado tree on my desk

Postby angusrobinson » Jul 10, 2009 4:26 pm

bluewillow wrote:Will you be *pinching* Sam's top for branching purposes or taking the switch approach.


Yes, I'm thinking of pinching the top at some point within the next few weeks!

I have mango seeds. can you plant them? and how


I think mangoes would be a little harder to grow, but it's worth a shot! I've got a mango at home, so I may have a go at it too. Just chuck it in a pot of soil and hope for the best ;)
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Re: Growing an avocado tree on my desk

Postby bluewillow » Jul 10, 2009 5:01 pm

and the seed is inside the pit. i'd do a search on the subject.

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