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Re: Re: Art in Garden talk - now vines

All of those things do well here too. If she doesn't have clay, she can
go w/ the Mediterranean herbs too, rosemary, lavender and like that. Any
of the ornamental sages should also do well.

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: pdickson
Sent: 8/9/2004 8:04:56 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Art in Garden talk - now vines

> Cathy,
> Since I am from western Oklahoma I think some of the same plants that do
> well here would do well there.
> One easy vine is a Purple Hyacinth Bean(annual but comes back from seed
> some), or a Porcelain Vine, honeysuckle, grapes, Virginia creeper or ivy in
> shade.  Morning glory can be a very invasive but can give some quick color.
> I would suggest nandina, dwarf yaupon holly, gold mound spirea, burford
> holly,red barberry,and red tip photenia.  Some of these might have problems
> or be invasive in some areas but we are dry and hot enough that they have to
> be tough plants to make it, especially at a rental property.
> Tricia
> zone 6b
> western Ok
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "cathy carpenter" <cathyc@rnet.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Sunday, August 08, 2004 7:00 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Art in Garden talk - now vines
> > Speaking of vines (back from escorting my daughter and granddaughter to
> > Wichita Falls, TX) any one have some ideas for vines and foundation
> > plants that might do well in that area? They are in quarters at
> > Sheppard AFB and do not want to have their yard stand out as the worst
> > in the housing area. (My "plant challenged" offspring asked for my
> > help!) As is typical in "rental" property, the yard has suffered from
> > years of neglect.
> > Cathy
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