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Re: now link to id plant- Speaking of presents


Donna,
Here's a nice site showing the forcing of hyacinth in glass with full
instructions.
http://www.blitzworld.com/house%20plants/hyacinths%20hp.htm

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, December 25, 2003 9:51 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] now link to id plant- Speaking of presents


> Ok- I tried a few ideas via google picture... duh!...
>
> Link will take you to a picture of my unidentified bonsai. I am not very
> good with plants not in my area, and this one definitely is not from
> around here :) thoughts anyone? If you need a better picture of a
> certain part of this plant LMK...
>
> http://www.illianagardenpond.org/bonsai1.jpg
>
> Donna
>
> >
> > I've seen hyacinth forcing vases in Gardener's Supply, so I'm assuming
> > that must work. Don't know what to tell you about that second item -
> > hmm...
> >
> >
> > ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> > From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
> > Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Date:  Thu, 25 Dec 2003 20:02:36 -0600
> >
> > >Got an interesting item from the PT high school gal at work and
> > >wondering if any of you have seen or done this.
> > >
> > >It is called a Hyacinthus (Hyacinth on water). Same principle as the
> > >last year vase plant with the beta fish in it. Of course this doesn't
> > >have the fish, but a small vase and a hyacinth bulb. You are supposed
> to
> > >fill the vase with water up to but not touching the bulb, leave in
> dark
> > >40-50 degree place, and in 8-10 weeks bring indoors to bloom. Hum....
> > >anyone ever grown one without soil and just let the roots be in
> water?
> > >
> > >Thinking it would have a better chance of survival if I planted the
> bulb
> > >outside but the ground is too frozen now.
> > >
> > >And another item is Kitty's terror at the store... a bonsai with soil
> as
> > >hard as a rock... yipes, what am I going to do with that?!? More on
> that
> > >when I figure out what it is... Jim get ready- looks like something
> from
> > >your neck of the woods....
> > >
> > >I don't mean to sound ungrateful, actually I am thrilled that those
> > >folks attempted to get something special for me that they thought I
> > >would enjoy. Now if I don't kill the darn things, all will be great!
> :)
> > >
> > >Donna
> > >
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> > >
> >
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> > Pam Evans
> > Kemp TX/zone 8A
> >
> >
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