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Re: Ia St Fair-- jrf--


> yellow aphids - they have been very heavy on my cultivated Asclepias
> but I have never seen them on the wild ones that grow right across the
drive
> from the cultivated ones.

Perhaps they have a cultivated palate.  ;+)

Kitty


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, August 19, 2004 8:44 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Ia St Fair-- jrf--


> In a message dated 08/18/2004 10:29:12 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> gardenqueen@academicplanet.com writes:
> Hello! It's Aug 18th- not October! Supposed
>  to be the dog days of summer here. Anyone else noticing that?
>
> Strange summer here, too.  Not much really hot weather - only two days in
the
> 90s, and not many out of the 70s.  It t has been terribly humid but not
much
> rain has fallen.  The pond was down over a foot until we got some rain
Friday
> from the edge of Charley.  Today it is 73 with 96% humidity and very dark
and
> overcast.  Have the lights on in the house.  Not nice weather at all.  And
> yes,
> my dogwoods are beginning to take on reddish tones - noticed that
yesterday.
>
> I have only seen a very few Monarchs this year.  I grow milkweed just for
them
> (not really, I love the blooms and scent in the spring).  I have seen a
> couple of
> the larvae but not many, and I have been looking for them.  In reference
to
> the
> yellow aphids - they have been very heavy on my cultivated Asclepias ( the
> pink
> one - I can't think of the species right now and don't have time to look
it
> up),
> but I have never seen them on the wild ones that grow right across the
drive
> from the cultivated ones.
> Auralie - Z5
>
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