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Re: trash trees


Hmm, didn't think of that.  If it's a gender thing, all mine must be
female because they reproduce like crazy.  Time to have another
kolache and ponder on that.....


On 4/28/05, Vera Metzke <vmetzke@gmail.com> wrote:
> Pam,
> I remember it being big 40 years ago.  Now it used to have an old
> model T garage right next to it - lots of cinder and oil?  That went
> down 30 years ago!  Is it maybe an age or M/F issue?
> 
> 
> On 4/28/05, Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yours doesn't produce seedlings??   Man are you lucky.  Good exercise
> > bending and pulling but enough already!
> >
> > On 4/27/05, Vera Metzke <vmetzke@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Gosh,
> > > Guess I am missing this fun.  My hackberry is ancient and never has
> > > seedlings?  Birdies do love the tree and the squirels....good get away
> > > from the cats!
> > > Vera
> > >
> > > On 4/27/05, Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > Trash trees??  I've been picking up those bloody Chinaberries for
> > > > months, sick of it.  And my hackberries are good for the birdies but a
> > > > living pain pulling up 5000 little taproot growing seedlings a week.
> > > > At least I can harvest and give away the pecans every fall.  People
> > > > are delighted to get them!
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On 4/26/05, Johnson Cyndi D Civ AFFTC/ITSR <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil> wrote:
> > > > > Siberian elms. I hate 'em. They drop at least 4 kinds of trash all through
> > > > > the year: the little brown coating off the flower, the flower itself (and if
> > > > > it's going to have the stupid flowers, couldn't you at least SEE them? but
> > > > > no), the incredibly durable and easily sprouted seed, and then the leaves in
> > > > > the fall. The ever-present wind means you're not safe from elm trash
> > > > > anywhere in this valley. Beetles attack them voraciously so all through the
> > > > > summer dead hole-riddled leaves are falling off as well. Roots invade at
> > > > > even the slightest hint of moisture and travel beyond, way beyond, the drip
> > > > > line. You're pulling up seedlings absolutely everywhere all summer long, and
> > > > > hope you don't miss one because next spring the 2 inch high seedling will
> > > > > have a tap root 3 feet long.
> > > > > My california sycamores are pretty bad for dropping stuff too but at least
> > > > > they are attractive.
> > > > >
> > > > > Cyndi
> > > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
> > > > > Of Donna
> > > > > Sent: Tuesday, April 26, 2005 4:27 PM
> > > > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > > > Subject: RE: [CHAT] blue heron > trash trees
> > > > >
> > > > > Neighbor three houses down put 4 of them in her backyard! I was happy to see
> > > > > trees coming into the neighborhood, well, till I seen what kind :( Glad the
> > > > > wind (for the most part) blows the other way ....
> > > > >
> > > > > Donna
> > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Well, it's not my neighborhood; it's about a mile from me.  a better
> > > > > > neighborhood than mine; mine being lined completely with horrible
> > > > > > silver maples. The Audiologist I work with just bought a house and he
> > > > > > can't wait to put in
> > > > > > a cottonwood.  ?I asked, "why?, so your neighbors will hate you?"  No, he
> > > > > > just likes them, likes the fact that they grow so fast, wants a tree to
> > > > > > sit
> > > > > > under.  Wants the litter that falls cuz he'd like to put in a wood burning
> > > > > > stove.  glad he's not moving into my neighborhood.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > So why do people put in trash trees?  Cuz they're ignorant.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Kitty
> > > > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > > From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> > > > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > > > Sent: Tuesday, April 26, 2005 4:38 PM
> > > > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] blue heron fiasco
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > Little bit off subject here, but how come you've got trash trees
> > > > > > > like cottonwoods growing in your neighborhood?
> > > > >
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> > > > Kemp TX
> > > > zone 8A
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
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