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Re: Re: lily of the valley

Be careful w/ lily-of-the-valley in the house darlin'. I believe it is
highly poisonous and you know Raja will nibble on anything green! Just a

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Jesse Bell
Sent: 4/13/2004 8:26:17 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT]lily of the valley

> Thanks Judy. That's a great idea. I thought about forcing the bleeding
> hearts to bloom early for Valentines Day...it's unusual and different
> because that is not when they bloom and they are not the "norm" like
> roses...but the heart shape is so awesome. But the lily of the valley
> sounds good too. And yes, I want to do that sort of thing. At the
> Farmer's Market I'll be selling potted herbs and plants that have been
> started, along with cut flowers. I've got three flats of cosmos already
> started and celosia and zinnias right behind them. One side of my garden
> is for annuals, one is for perenials and the middle section is for
> herbs.
> This business kind of took my husband by surprise. He thought I had
> given up on it. Shame on him. A gardener never gives up. One day, I just
> went down to get my license and tax I.D. number. The next day, I
> arranged to have somebody come and plow my garden...and my husband is
> looking dazed and confused. LOL. I just want a simple life...that's all.
> And gardening makes me so happy.
> Judy L Browning <judybrowning@lewiston.com> wrote:
> Jesse, we pamper other plants that aren't hardy outside. Could you put some
> in a big pot & grow as a houseplant? Outside on the deck in cool weather,
> inside under the airconditioner when it gets hot? Dormant in the veggie
> crisper during the winter? You could sell established pots to other folks
> homesick for them. Not to mention the price you could charge if you could
> figure a way to force them in June. Just some thoughts. Congrats on the
> business, you'll do well.
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