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Re: One project accomplished

I checked the 2 catalogs I happned to have with me. One doesn't carry
Mondo Grass. Netherland Bulb has Ophiopogon japonicus 'Ebony Knight' for
$3.95 ea in multiples of 16. Not too bad, but certainly not cheap. If I
find something else, I'll let you know.

Re  > all foliage garden in yellow, red to blks & greens. 
That sounds like a real hot-colored, eye-popping display! What are the
other plants you'll be using? All-foliage sounds like a really great

Re > > just hang on bricks, no fasteners.
I use one of those brick clips sold by Lee Valley to hang a wreath on my
brick facing and it has worked well for years, but then, my wreath
doesn't weigh 25 pounds.


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> Kitty, fun to hear your MG project preparations. Our garden group met 
> yesterday to plan our 05' garden as our seed orders must be available for the 
> greenhouse group by Jan 12. You may remember this is a garden on the Iowa State 
> Fair 
> Grounds. We have planned an all foliage garden in yellow, red to blks & 
> greens. We want to do a edging of Ophiopogon 'Nigrescens' which is not hardy to 
> our area. I have an old pump, once operational on the farm, that will be our 
> garden art and embellished with plants. Our bed backs up to the red brick wall 
> of the John Deere Ag bldg and we hope to add viney container plants on that 
> wall. At Lee Valley I found some container holders/hangers (25# load) which 
> just hang on bricks, no fasteners. Have any of you used these? 
> Kitty, do you have a good cheap source of mondo grass? 
> Thinking of our gardens I am reminded of the meeting with Melody and 
> Mardi at this past fair. Where is Mardi??? We have not heard from her for so 
> long and have not even rcd the notice of her absence from her office. 
> Ceres 
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