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Re: Re: always something....lavender

They're in the xeriscape bed, they only get water when it rains or the
occasional accidental misting while I adjust a sprinkler (which I don't do
very often).

On 8/30/06, TeichFlora@aol.com <TeichFlora@aol.com> wrote:
> 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
> otherwise.
> Noreen
> 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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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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