hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
 Navigation
Articles
Gallery of Plants
Blog
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Patents
Mailing Lists
    FAQ
    Netiquette
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
Links
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

Re: does this page make sense?


It's true.  Even the most xeriscape plants need some water at first to take
hold.   I have to remind people about that.

On 4/2/06, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> People sometimes forget the second part of "Drought Tolerant AFTER
> established."
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Cathy Carpenter" <cathy.c@insightbb.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, April 01, 2006 11:46 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] does this page make sense?
>
>
> >I have it growing under a sycamore tree, in fairly poor soil, so it
> > is a little better behaved....
> > Returned from 6 days in Wichita Falls, TX. Had great fun with the
> > granddaughters and managed to get my daughter's flower beds weeded.
> > Unfortunately, many of her perennials, which I planted last year, did
> > not make it. They were drought tolerant species, but had not had time
> > to establish themselves before the drought, and she was too busy with
> > the children to water them enough. She is moving to Colorado Springs
> > this summer, so I guess she won't replace the losses. Spent most of
> > the afternoon redoing my dry creek in the shade garden, but am a few
> > geodes short. Supposed to rain some tomorrow, so gardening activity
> > may be limited. At least half of the plants have broken dormancy.
> >
> > Cathy, west central IL, z5b
> >
> > On Mar 28, 2006, at 10:46 AM, Zemuly Sanders wrote:
> >
> >> Some little towns around here have it planted on the sides of
> >> drainage ditches.  It looks really pretty in the summer, and the
> >> town mowers seem to keep it under conrol.  I made the mistake of
> >> planting it only one time in my very rich soil.  It took me years
> >> to eradicate the stuff.
> >> zem
> >> zone 7
> >> West TN
> >> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/
> >> SCSRT" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2006 10:25 AM
> >> Subject: RE: [CHAT] does this page make sense?
> >>
> >>
> >>> And now that I look at it, it says "Ideal ground cover, especially
> >>> in dry,
> >>> poor soil" and also "Give it rich soil". Hmmm.
> >>> I see the oenothera growing around here - don't know if it's this
> >>> exact one,
> >>> but it looks like it - and it definitely takes over. Pretty in
> >>> bloom though.
> >>>
> >>> Cyndi
> >>>
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> >>> On Behalf
> >>> Of Kitty
> >>> Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2006 8:19 AM
> >>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] does this page make sense?
> >>>
> >>> Right.
> >>> Kitty
> >>> neIN, Zone 5
> >>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/
> >>> SCSRT" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> >>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >>> Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2006 10:56 AM
> >>> Subject: RE: [CHAT] does this page make sense?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> They must have the title wrong. The picture looks like Oenothera,
> >>>> not
> >>>> gaura.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Cyndi
> >>>>
> >>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-
> >>>> gardenchat@hort.net] On
> >>>> Behalf
> >>>> Of Kitty
> >>>> Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2006 7:13 AM
> >>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >>>> Subject: [CHAT] does this page make sense?
> >>>>
> >>>> http://hort.net/+139J
> >>>>
> >>>> Kitty
> >>>> neIN, Zone 5
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>>> -
> >>>> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
> >>>> message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT
> >>>>
> >>>> --------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>>> -
> >>>> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
> >>>> message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT
> >>>
> >>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
> >>> message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT
> >>>
> >>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
> >>> message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT
> >>
> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> >> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
> >> message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT
> >
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> > To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
> > message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
> message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT
>
>


--
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT



Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index



 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement