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Re: todays issues in the garden......


I keep finding starts of European Ginger everywhere.  The ants have been
busy.

Kitty
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 8:31 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] todays issues in the garden......


> I bet that's exactly where they came from.  I also found a baby Persicaria
> 'Painters Palette' growing in my path, and I'm sure it got there the same
> way.  Last year's gift was a chartreuse 'Jewels of Opar.'  At least, for
the
> most part, it would seem I have discerning birds. <LOL>
> zem
> zone 7
> West TN
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 19, 2005 10:37 PM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] todays issues in the garden......
>
>
> > There is a wild rose that grows here with rosehips the wild birds
> > absolutely
> > LOVE.  Well, when there has been a good "rose" year, the following year
> > will
> > find many new "starts" from rosehips deposited on the soil with their
own
> > fertilizer.  Perhaps that is what happened for you?
> >
> > Blessings,
> > Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf
> > Of Zemuly Sanders
> > Sent: Monday, April 18, 2005 7:35 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] todays issues in the garden......
> >
> > Today I noticed my Black & Blue salvia is coming up all over the
place --
> > like all over the yard.  I dug it up and, voila, it travels by
underground
> > runners.  There were a whole bunch of them.  I just put those babies
back
> > in
> >
> > the bed where they belonged.  Can you imagine B&B being an invasive?  I
> > noticed, too, that my Phlomis fruticosa has multiplied by rooting
> > everwhere
> > the stems have come in contact with the ground.  It's blooms are
currently
> > opening.  In fact, everything is jumping up all over the place much
faster
> > than I can control it.  Oh, and the creepiest thing -- I'm finding
> > gazillions of tiny rose plants everywhere!  They are just like those we
> > call
> >
> > 'wild' with the little white blooms.  Anyway, I don't know where they
are
> > coming from, but they have taproots that reach to China.
> > zem
> > zone 7
> > West TN
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center"
> > <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Monday, April 18, 2005 5:18 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] todays issues in the garden......
> >
> >
> >>I really don't think that could be Turtlehead.  Got a picture?
> >> Kitty
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Sent: Sunday, April 17, 2005 5:12 PM
> >> Subject: [CHAT] todays issues in the garden......
> >>
> >>
> >>> As I was cleaning up one of the garden beds today, seen these - what I
> >>> thought were seedlings. Been looking at them for a week trying to
decide
> >>> what they were. (remember I normally don't get to my yard at this
'time
> >>> of
> >>> year', doing other things for the last 7 years.)
> >>>
> >>> Well decided that some of them had to go as they were in another
plants
> >>> area....hum... this seedling is not pulling out very easy.... oops!
This
> >>> sucker is traveling around from underground to everywhere! My current
> >>> thought (have had a few with this plant) is it might be Chelone? Does
> >>> turtlehead spread underground with a massive root system/reminds me of
a
> >>> small tree root?
> >>>
> >>> Well what ever it is, it has to go..... so attempted to dig them up
but
> >>> I
> >>> think they won. Going to try earlier in the day and see if I have more
> >>> strength to do this (was tired already when I started this).
> >>>
> >>> So besides hiring some young strong person to do this.... any ideas?
How
> >>> about roundup? Would it make it easier to do this after the plants
were
> >>> dead?
> >>>
> >>> thoughts folks? It appears to go down about 7 inches of solid root
> >>> mass/stems/whatever and it fights being dug up! I was ready to strip
it
> >> down
> >>> the 7 or so inches and just get rid of the whole mess... but it won't
> >>> even
> >>> let you do a patch at a time!
> >>>
> >>> Donna
> >>> Who can't wait to get to the other garden with the tansy and white
> >> gooseneck
> >>> that I planned on eradicating!
> >>>
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