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Discussion in 'American box turtles' started by ColleenT, May 19, 2017.

  1. ColleenT

    ColleenT Well-Known Member

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    So i got a pic today of my enclosure. the plants have taken off, which is nice. The only plants i had to replace were the 2 large ferns, which sort of hide their water tub. The Hostas all came back nicely. the Lamium is growing like a weed, which i had to cut to trim around the stepping stones. My strawberry plant is coming back, and the pachysandra did great all winter.

    in the top left in front of the pachysandra, you might be able to see Rio.

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    That's looking very cozy now.
    It's nice to see an enclosure that hasn't been destroyed by an unappreciating turtle.
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 5 Year Member Platinum Supporter

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    Beautiful, Colleen!
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    That is so beautiful. Your attention to detail in planting everything is exquisite! Very nice!
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    What a happy home your babies have!
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    Looking good...
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    Wow, looks great!
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    ColleenT Well-Known Member

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    Thanks everyone. it was fun planting it all last year, but this year seeing it come up on it's own was even better.
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    Fantastic Colleen!
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    Looks great Col

    What type of ferns are those?
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    Eric Phillips Well-Known Member

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    I believe those are Boston Ferns...taking a guess before Colleen answers:)
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    I think you're right, but I'm a plant idiot...
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    yes, i think they were Boston but also could be Bracken? Idk why, i keep thinking Bracken. But idk my plants very well. I got them at Lowes.
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    Very nice!
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    Great job! Lots of cover for them!
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