FROM MY GARDEN - Agapanthus flowers are a sign summer is here
by LINDA MARRONE
Published - 06/16/19 - 08:30 AM | 5721 views | 585 585 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Bursting into shades of blue, purple, or white, the agapanthus makes a beautiful summer statement in the garden with very little care.  LINDA MARRONE / VILLAGE NEWS
Bursting into shades of blue, purple, or white, the agapanthus makes a beautiful summer statement in the garden with very little care.  LINDA MARRONE / VILLAGE NEWS
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Our climate is perfect for growing agapanthus (Agapanthus africanus), also known as Lily of the Nile or African lily, even though they are not in the lily family. With large masses of blue, purple or white flowers borne on long slender stems, the hearty agapanthus makes quite an impression in the gardenscape with very little care. Native to regions of that share our same temperate climate, these virtually cast iron plants flourish here. In colder frosty climates they are kept as prized greenhouse plants, which seems funny since they literally grow like weeds in most of.

The agapanthus grows from an underground rhizome, which is a horizontal underground plant "stem" that produces roots and holds onto nutrients and water for the plant. The agapanthus rhizome produces thick white fleshly roots and sends up shoots above the ground that turn into lush evergreen leaves.  

Around June, long stems shoot up from the plant, which can range from 2 to 4 feet in height, depending on the variety. The stalks are topped off with a large bud that eventually opens into a burst of star-shaped flowers that resemble a dazzling fireworks display exploding against the sky. Use them as cut-flowers in a 4th of July flower arrangement using, blue and white agapanthus, red Gerbera daisies and white hydrangeas.

You can grow agapanthus in both the garden and in containers and they prefer fertile, well-drained soil, as well as a sunny location. In hotter areas, you can plant them in partial shade, but along the cooler coastline, they need the sun to produce an abundance of flowers. Considered to be a drought-tolerant plant once established, they also do not require a lot of water or fertilizer to thrive. After the flowers fade, cut back the flower stalks.

About every four to five years in the fall after the hot weather has passed, you can divide your plants and replant them in other areas of your garden or share them with friends. Cut back all the leaves and dig up the rhizomes, being as careful as possible not to damage the plants root structure.

Divide the rhizomes using a sharp knife and replant the rhizomes, root side down and giving them about 2 feet apart from each other. You can also feed them a little Super Thrive to keep them from going into shock after they are replanted. Cool fall months are the best time to divide your plants or add new ones to your garden.

If you grow agapanthus in containers, they prefer to be somewhat root bound in their pots and they should be fed in early spring with a diluted organic fertilizer, since nutrients diminish faster in container soil than in the garden. If the pot they are planted in made from a medium, such as clay they will need more water because the clay will dry out the soil quite fast.

When handling these plants wear gloves, since they are considered to be poisonous and their sap can irritate the skin. If you have dogs or cats that chew plants, even though they are considered minimally toxic, you many want to keep them in an area away from your pets, especially after cutting or digging them up.

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maria erica
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2 Hours Ago
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shelly renae
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3 Hours Ago
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4 Hours Ago
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karen kennedy
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5 Hours Ago
I'm here to testify about the great work Dr Aza did for me. I have been suffering from (HERPES) disease for the past 5 years and had constant pain, especially in my knees. During the first year,I had faith in God that i would be healed someday.This disease started circulating all over my body and i have been taking treatment from my doctor, few weeks ago i came across a testimony of one lady on the internet testifying about a Man called Dr Aza on how he cured her from Herpes Simplex Virus. And she also gave the email address of this man and advise anybody to contact him for help for any kind of sickness that he would be of help, so I emailed him  on drazaherbalcenter@gmail.com  telling him about my (HERPES Virus) he told me not to worry that i was going to be cured!! Well i never believed it,, well after all the procedures and remedy given to me by this man few weeks later i started experiencing changes all over me as Dr Aza assured me that i will be cured,after some time i went to my doctor to confirmed if i have be finally healed behold it was TRUE, So friends my advise is if you have such sickness or any other at all you can contact Dr Aza via email drazaherbalcenter@gmail.com. You can also call or whatsApp his telephone number on   1(315) 795 1518 . Thanks once again Dr Aza.    
selena jacque
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6 Hours Ago
THE POWER OF HERBAL MEDICINE TO CURE ANY HUMAN  DISEASES It's a pleasure for me to write this testimony about how i got my Genital Herpes cured a month ago. i have been reading so many comments of some people who were cured from various diseases by Dr .Hazim, but i never believed them. I was hurt and depressed so I was too curious and wanted to try Dr. Hazim , then i contacted him through his email when i contact him, he assured me 100% that he will heal me, i pleaded with him to help me out. My treatment was a great success, he healed me just as he promised. he sent me his medication and ask me to go for check up after 21 days of taking the medication. i agreed with him i took this medication and went for check up after 21 days of the treatment, To my greatest surprise my result came out  negative after the treatment, I'm very happy that i was cured and been  healthy again. I waited for 3 weeks to be very sure if I was completely healed before writing this testimony. I did another blood test one week ago and it was still Herpes negative. so i guess its time i recommend anyone going through Herpes, HSV-1 or HSV-2, HIV, HPV, Hepatitis B, Diabetes, Cancer, ALS  to contact this great man through his Email (usmandrhazim@gmail.com) OR add him up on whatsApp  2349058026857Thanks Doctor Hazim Usman 
Roseline Cod
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7 Hours Ago
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Rose Thomas
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8 Hours Ago
Herpes Cure with Traditional Herbs I was once a victim of Oral Herpes Virus, I was referred to a Herbal doctor whose name was Dr Oduku through a health blogger page with lot of his patient testimony who were cured from different diseases. I contacted him with his official email and he sent the herbal medicine to me and with his prescription I was cured within 21 days with my Herpes result negative with no trace of the virus on my blood. You can contact him through his official email address; odukuherbalremediess@gmail.com Call or Whats App 2347067706774 Most of his patient are been cured with his herbal medicine for Cancer and diabetes.
ChrisHaina
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9 Hours Ago
I want to testify of how i got cured from Herpes with the use of herbs. I got diagnosed of Herpes in 2018 I have visited several hospitals but all to no avail, my world was gradually coming to an end but i keep believing there is cure. I saw a post in a health forum from miss cherlyn solie on how she was cured from herpes with the use of Dr Osato herbs and she also wrote Dr Osato cure all kind of deadly diseases including Herpes, HIV, ALS, HPV, HSV1&2, MND, Epilepsy, Leukemia, Asthma, Cancer, Diabetes. At first i doubted if it was real but decided to give it a try and i contacted this herbal Doctor on email (osatoherbalcure@gmail.com) she provided on the comment and explain my problem to him and he told me that he is going to prepare a herbal medicine for me which he did and he sent it to me through UPS service, when i received this herbal medicine, he gave me instructions on how to use it, after taken the medicine as instructed, i went for check up and the result shows negative and i was cured of this deadly disease within a week, I am now free from Herpes. You can contact Dr Osato on his email: OSATOHERBALCURE@GMAIL.COM or you can call and Whatsapp him on 2347051705853. His website is osatoherbalcure.wordpress.com. All thanks to Dr Osato for what he has just done for me and i will continue to share this great testimony on every platform so we can join hands to eradicate these disease out of this world.
Sarahjac
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9 Hours Ago
Natural herbs have cured so many illness that drugs and injection cant cure. I've seen the great importance of natural herbs and the wonderful work they have done in people's lives. i read people's testimonies online on how they were cured of herpes, hiv, diabetics etc by Dr. Ogba Kosu herbal medicine, so i decided to contact the doctor because i know nature has the power to heal anything. I was diagnosed with hiv for the past 7 years but Dr. Ogba Kuso cured me with his herbs and i referred my aunt and her husband to him immediately because they were both suffering from herpes and they were cured too .I know is hard to believe but am a living testimony. There is no harm trying herbs. He is also a spell caster, he cast spells to restore broken marriages and a good luck spells to prosper and excel in life. Contact Dr. Ogba Kosu on:drogbakosu@gmail.com

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mark jane
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20 Hours Ago
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GENITAL VIRUS and gave me his email, so i mail him He told me all the

things I need to do and also give me instructions to take, which I

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Name: Dr Oje Abacha  
amanda federick
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23 Hours Ago
i am so glad to write this article today to tell the world how Dr. ihibor cured my HPV virus that have been in my body since five years ago, ever since then my life has been in complete,i have used so many drugs that was prescribed to me by several doctors,but it didn't cure my HPV VIRUS neither did it reduce the pain, i was checking for solution on the internet then miraculously came across Dr. ihibor the powerful herbalist that cure HPV INFECTION,then i contacted his email, i explained everything to him and he prepared a herbal cure and send it to me that was how i got cured from HPV disease totally after receiving his herbal medicine, so my friends viewers why waiting and be suffering with this HPV virus when there is someone like Dr. ihibor that can get you cured completely. you can contact his Email: drihiborherbalhome@gmail.com or whatsapp number: 2349050141449 he will help you out

Besfort
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November 11, 2019
My name is Besfort . I have been healed of Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) by Dr John the great Herbal Healer. All thanks for the wonderful works he is doing in people's life. I was in pains and all the drugs I took was in vain. I didn't know medicinal herbs are that powerful until i read a testimony online about how Dr John has been helping people with this sickness and curing HIV,Diabetes,Hepatitis,Herpes diseases, Low Sperm Count and Cancer Issue. This man sent me his medicinal herbs using courier delivery service and within 2 weeks, I was cured. I would direct anyone who needs help to get in touch with Dr John herbal home and you will be cured immediately. He is a very good Herbalist. Contact him via Email Drjohnherbalcure@gmail.com or on Whatsapp 16186913353

Filip Andrea
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November 11, 2019
I Cannot mention names, I want to thank Dr.ISE For saving me, Only God Almighty can bless Him For  me, Life became  tough and had due to my illness , He is the only True Dr. Natural Herbal  Therapeutic Doctor I can trust, 100% assurance, He have God divine Heart of  Goodness

His Natural remedy cured me.

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Both prescriptions, usage, administering are clearing writing on the leaflet ;

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my warm regard ;Andre .N.

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Filip Andrea
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November 11, 2019
I Cannot mention names, I want to thank Dr.ISE For saving me, Only God Almighty can bless Him For  me, Life became  tough and had due to my illness , He is the only True Dr. Natural Herbal  Therapeutic Doctor I can trust, 100% assurance, He have God divine Heart of  Goodness

His Natural remedy cured me.

All his medication are pure, natural  and Free For consumption , All processed, harness . packaged, and caned Natural herbal medication   

Very effective , Curative, pure, natural ,no side effect  .

Both prescriptions, usage, administering are clearing writing on the leaflet ;

His medications has become number one recognized worldwide with CDC and WHO ,

The only Herbal Doctor  granted licensed to treat and cure patients worldwide.His contact are;

cureherbal633@gmail.com or

isespiritualspelltemple@gmail.comWhats-app  234 8151978888

my warm regard ;Andre .N.

E-mail: filipandrea06@gmail.com
catherine lybart
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November 11, 2019
I'm still very surprise about my result after using the med i purchase from health Med Clinic regarding my disease called hepatitis B virus which became chronic and my doctor told me there is no cure only  control it with medication till death do me apart and that get me worried because i hate depending on drug on daily basis just to survive and i was thinking of committing suicide, till i came across this health Med Lab Clinic that gave me a medication that cure me totally even my Dr is still surprise and shock and said to me, that he is not sure of that medication that it might be a miracle because he have never heard anyone cure of this illness using medication because if it was possible WHO would have announce it to the world because a lot of people are suffering from this same disease and they have not gotten cured and he promise to visit the clinic himself to confirm from them how, I think God really use them to heal me because i was devastated, you can also try your luck if you are suffering from this same disease name hepatitis B here is their private email healthmedlab@gmail.com
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November 11, 2019
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Renne1
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November 11, 2019
I want to give a testimony on how I got cured from Herpes Virus. Few months back I was having some symptoms . I went to see a doctor and many blood tests was done on me, later on I was told I had Herpes. My doctor told me that there's no cure for Herpes I felt bad, I went online searching for a possible cure for Herpes virus, I saw a post of Dr. Duck a herbal doctor that's helping people get cured from HIV, HEPATITIS B, CANCER e.t.c. I contacted him and I told him how I'm feeling he said his herbal medicine can cure me. He sent me the medicine and I received the medicine some days after he sent it, i took the medicine as prescribed by him. Before the completion of the medication the symptoms stopped. I went to the doctor and carried out another blood test, surprisingly I was negative. I haven't had any symptoms anymore. Dr. Duck is great, and his herbal medicine has no side effects. You can reach him on his Email: greatoracletemplesolution@live.com
Renne
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November 11, 2019
I want to give a testimony on how I got cured from Herpes Virus. Few months back I was having some symptoms . I went to see a doctor and many blood tests was done on me, later on I was told I had Herpes. My doctor told me that there's no cure for Herpes I felt bad, I went online searching for a possible cure for Herpes virus, I saw a post of Dr. Duck a herbal doctor that's helping people get cured from HIV, HEPATITIS B, CANCER e.t.c. I contacted him and I told him how I'm feeling he said his herbal medicine can cure me. He sent me the medicine and I received the medicine some days after he sent it, i took the medicine as prescribed by him. Before the completion of the medication the symptoms stopped. I went to the doctor and carried out another blood test, surprisingly I was negative. I haven't had any symptoms anymore. Dr. Duck is great, and his herbal medicine has no side effects. You can reach him on his Email: greatoracletemplesolution@live.com
anonymous
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November 11, 2019
I will forever grateful and thankful for what @Dr_Osalu2 has done for me and my family. I Was having Hepatitis for good three years with no solution, the diseases almost took my life and because I was unable to work and I was also loosing lots of money for medication, but one faithful day when I went online, I met lots of testimonies about this great man so I decid ed to give it a try and to God be the glory he did it. he cured me of my diseases and am so happy and so pleased to Write about him today. if you need his help or you also want to get cured just the way I got mine, just email him below drosaluherbalhome@gmail.com or Whatsapp, 2348078668950  and get your healing. He has cure for other deadly diseases like Diabetes, Hiv/Aids, Hepatitis and all types and Cancer .  
Annae
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November 11, 2019
Dr. Osato herbal medicine is the best remedy for Herpes and HIV/AIDS, I was a carrier of Herpes and I saw a testimony on how Dr. Osato cure Herpes, I decided to have a contact with him and asked him for solutions and he started the remedy for my health and prepare the herbal cure for me which i use to cure myself. Thank God, now everything is fine, I'm cured by Dr. Osato herbal medicine, I'm very thankful to Dr.Osato and i will not stop publishing his name on the internet because of the good work he did for me, You can reach him on his email: osatoherbalcure@gmail.com Or you can call and WhatsApp him on 2347051705853. His website is osatoherbalcure.wordpress.com

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1. HIV/AIDS

2. HERPES

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4. HPV

5. HSV1&2

6. Diabetes

7. CHRONIC DISEASE

8. Hepatitis A,B,C

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