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Re: Re: Fw: Re: new purchases

Donna & Gene,
Donna's right about Fernwood being warmer. And I believe we've had the
discussion before where Gene describes his location as Z5, but it's not
the same Z5 that Donna and I live in. No arguments about the zone
number, just that upper northeastern IN is colder than upper
northwestern IN and definitely colder than southern IN.

But I do think a few varieties of Cyclamen have a chance of making it
here, especially if they're well-sited and attention is paid to critter
protection and culture as both Marge and Gene have related. It's worth a


-------Original Message-------
From: Justcrabby@aol.com
Sent: 02/21/03 08:49 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: Fw: Re: [CHAT] new purchases

> Um... Gene,
Kitty is in zone 5, so am I. Fernwood, although northeast of me has a
area there due to the lake. They are zone 6. Found that out the hard way
I purchased some plants from there. Did wonderful there, died the first 
winter here:(


In a message dated 2/21/03 7:37:14 AM Central Standard Time, 
genebush@otherside.com writes:

> Hello Kitty,
>     Your hort ed is wrong... thankfully. Sometime it is good to simply
be in
> error on one's opinions. Check with Fernwood Botanical Garden. They 
have a
> very long list of species and cultivars they are growing up there. 

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