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Re: Re: Happy Birthday
gardenchat@hort.net

And I'm not sure which Anemone mine is.  It is a "fall blooming" variety
and gets several feet tall with blooms held above the leaves


On Sun, Aug 3, 2014 at 12:27 PM, Pam Evans <f7dc1b051@rewrite.hort.net>
wrote:

> I use 20% vinegar from the nursery and it evens kills nutgrass.  might want
> to give that a try.  it will kill anything green so care is necessary when
> applying.  and it stinks to high heaven so I use it last thing before I
> come in for the evening.  smell is gone by the next day.
>
>
> On Sun, Aug 3, 2014 at 9:11 AM, <5bef58771@rewrite.hort.net> wrote:
>
> > I don't know what kind of anemones we are talking about.  I grow  Anemone
> > blanda, or Greek
> > anemones in the spring and Anemone hupehensis var. japonica,in the fall,
> > but
> > neither is invasive.  I have grown both for years, and each is  somewhat
> > naturlized,
> > but never a problem.  Deer love the Japanese anemones that bloom  in the
> > fall, so
> > I don't get too many blossoms, but a few in a protected  spot.
> >
> > What kind of anemones are invasive, and what kind are difficult to  grow?
> >
> > Auralie
> >
> >
> >
> > In a message dated 8/3/2014 9:55:04 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> > add8d9851@rewrite.hort.net writes:
> >
> > Envious, I can  never grow them.
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >
> > From:  "Theresa G" <3a6a532b1@rewrite.hort.net>
> > To: "Garden Chat"  <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Sunday, August 3, 2014 1:48:06 AM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: Happy Birthday
> >
> > Happy Bday and thanks for  posting! I have been meaning to for a while. I
> > am looking for any ideas of  how to get rid of anemone that is taking
> over
> > my garden. I have dug,  pulled, round-up (carefully with a paint brush bc
> > other things are  nearby), and I cannot kill it. In fact it seems to
> regrow
> > from any tiny  root that is left behind. Any suggestions? If I don't get
> > it out, it will  I'm afraid take over my entire front garden...
> >
> > Theresa
> >
> >
> > On  Sat, Aug 2, 2014 at 5:36 PM, Patricia Dickson
> > <f1892e901@rewrite.hort.net
> > > wrote:
> >
> > > Happy birthday Auralie!
> > > I too am curious  as to what happened to your diamond frost! I love
> that
> > > little plant  as a great filler in a pot!
> > >
> > > Patricia Dickson
> > >
> > >
> > > > On Aug 2, 2014, at 6:45 PM, Pam Evans  <f7dc1b051@rewrite.hort.net>
> > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > >  happy b-day indeed.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Sat, Aug 2,  2014 at 5:42 PM, Zemuly Sanders <
> > > 430fae0d1@rewrite.hort.net>
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> Sent from my iPad
> > > >>
> > > >>> On Aug 2, 2014, at 3:11 PM,  Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
> > >  >>>
> > > >>> In a message dated 8/1/2014 10:43:42 P.M.  Eastern Daylight Time,
> > > >> zemuly@comcast.net writes:
> > >  >>> I wish you a very happy birthday.
> > > >>> Zem
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Sent from my iPhone
> > >  >>> Thanks, Zem. Chete took me to lunch at the Riverview Restaurant
>  in
> > > Cold
> > > >> Spring which has a
> > > >>>  stunning view of the Hudson Highlands and Storm King Mountain. It
> > was
> > >  >> almost worth being 86 years old.
> > > >>>
> > >  >>> I will take advantage of this contact to ask a couple of
>  GardenChat
> > > type
> > > >> questions.
> > > >>>
> > > >>> The first is very simple. Why, here at beginning of  August, are my
> > > >> dogwoods
> > > >> definitely showing
> > > >>> red leaves? It has been somewhat dry this summer, but  not a real
> > > >> drought,
> > > >> and only moderately
> > > >>> hot.
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Next  question is more complicated.
> > > >>> For several years I have  bought a plant at the local Arboretum
> plant
> > > >> sale to
> > >  >> grow in a pot on my
> > > >>> front stoop. This has been  Euporbia 'Diamond Frost'. Do you know
> it?
> > > >> It
> > >  >> is very delicate with
> > > >>> lacy growth, tiny leaves  with dark markings, and small white
> > star-like
> > > >> flowers. It  makes a bushy
> > > >>> little plant about a foot wide and high.  As I say, I have grown
> this
> > > >> several years, getting a new
> > > >>> plant each spring. I have one this year. Usually the  plant is
> about
> > > >> done
> > > >> by fall when I bring  things
> > > >>> in, but last fall we had an early frost threat,  and as the plant
> > still
> > > >> looked good, I brought it in and
> > > >>> put it under the lights where I start seed, and keep a  few things
> > over
> > > >> the
> > > >> winter. It lost all  its
> > > >>> leaves before long, but the stems still were green,  so I left it
> > there.
> > > >> All
> > > >> winter, it kept  its green
> > > >>> look, so I let it stay, but finally when I  started seeds and
> needed
> > the
> > > >> space this spring I set the
> > > >>> pot outside and thought no more about it. Then a week or  so ago, I
> > > >> happened
> > > >> to notice the pot
> > > >>> that I had put in an obscure spot, and it was full of  bright green
> > > >> leaves.
> > > >> The plant has leafed  out
> > > >>> and is growing strongly, but instead of the tiny,  lacy growth, the
> > > leaves
> > > >> are bright green and
> > > >>> more than twice a large as the original plant. I still  have the
> > plant
> > > >> label
> > > >> from that, and from  the
> > > >>> one I bought this year, and they are the same. What  has happened?
> > > Side
> > > >> by
> > > >> side, the  two
> > > >>> plants really don't look a bit alike. Why has this  one changed
> from
> > > last
> > > >> year?
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Thanks for listening to my rant,
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Hope you are having a good summer.
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Auralie
> > > >>
> > > >>
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> > >  >
> > > > --
> > > > Pam Evans
> > > > Kemp TX
> > >  > zone 8A
> > > >
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