Why didn't I think of that?
Big Mistake!!

Where I live -

I planted a Tibouchina tree beside the water tank.  It has started to grow and I keep waiting for the flowers to die down to trim it. 

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Problem is it just keeps flowering.

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I hope it stops flowering soon because these trees can grow up to 10 metres and I need to trim it back.

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It is planted just off the back verandah over the railing from the BBQ.  I put it in to cut out the western sun when we eat and entertain out there.  I don't think we will need to worry about the sun. 

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I planted another at one of my old schools back in 2006.  It was all concrete in that part of the yard.  Now it is a great place to sit and that tree fills the space.

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Rachel

What a lovely problem to have!

Carolyn Foley

Yes it is.

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