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Re: always something....lavender

Pam, sure it wasn't overwatering....with $300 water bills.....I'm just  
wondering.  Lavender usually likes it hot and dry.  We can't grow  it here at all, 
even without any supplimental waterings it isn't dry  enough....not even in a 
pot. Just a thought, since you usually dont' have a  problem growing it 
zone 9
Texas Gulf Coast
In a message dated 8/29/2006 11:02:32 PM Central Standard Time,  
gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:

Very  dry also unusually hot.  Those poor babies just couldn't take  it
anymore.  The Spanish lavender handles the heat better but they  didn't have
any of those in stock last time I needed them, so I went w/ the  English.
We'll see what they have in a few weeks from now when it's time to  replace
them.  Lost 5 now so far.  2 are hanging in there.   Sigh.  Only good news is
I can strip the dead ones into the potpourri  'mixing' basket.

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