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RE: RE: pussywillow


Well Fran (or anyone else too) if you want some starts, remind me in the
spring... I have the Salix chaenomeloides.

Donna

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of kmrsy@comcast.net
> Sent: Tuesday, January 13, 2004 1:49 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: RE: [CHAT] pussywillow
> 
> Just cut off a whip or two and stick 'em in the ground this spring.
> > I have one in the back area... how do I propogate it? IF someone
knows
> how to
> > get starts, will mail it to you.
> >
> > Donna
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: F M Ferrari
> > Sent: 1/13/2004 10:23:12 AM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] weather
> >
> > > Where could I find one?  I really don't remember seeing them in
any
> catalogs I
> > get.
> > >
> > > Fran, OKC
> > >
> > > Theresa <tchessie@comcast.net> wrote:
> > > What about a pussy willow- they love wet feet! And they are so
much
> fun in
> > > spring. And they grow really fast!
> > >
> > > Theresa
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
[mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> > > Behalf Of Bonnie & Bill Morgan
> > > Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2004 5:58 PM
> > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > Subject: RE: [CHAT] weather
> > >
> > >
> > > Yup. After a 5 year fight to get the front street footage cleared
of
> rock
> > > debris and ruts and get it graded to actually drain to a catch
basin
> was
> > > enough of a monumental fight. When I approached them about the
yard
> > > boundary problem, they told me to take it up with my neighbors for
not
> > > clearing the trees away from the edges of the property. UGH! (Keep
in
> > > mind; these were the same folks that sank a catch basin 4" higher
than
> the
> > > surrounding area. They can't even figure out that water drains
down
> hill
> > > around here. They put the sewers too close to the surface of the
> ground and
> > > forgot how much soil they removed--before the installation--once
it
> was
> > > installed to bring it to the proper height. Of course they deny
it,
> but
> > > there are pictures....) They already know I'm a trouble maker.
> > >
> > > I think I'll be better off just waiting until we can afford to do
> something
> > > with the area or find plants (like cattails) that will thrive in
the
> "river"
> > > in the wet times and go dormant in the dry seasons. I still like
the
> idea
> > > of a little bridge across the boundary, though, and a dry river
bed.
> There
> > > is still so much more to check out!
> > >
> > > Blessings,
> > > Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
On
> Behalf
> > > Of Donna
> > > Sent: Sunday, January 04, 2004 10:01 PM
> > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > Subject: RE: [CHAT] weather
> > >
> > > That is true Kitty- but proving, getting someone to actually do
> > > something... around here, not worth the time and effort. Easier to
> just
> > > fix it yourself.
> > >
> > > Donna
> > >
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
[mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> On
> > > > Behalf Of Kitty
> > > > Sent: Saturday, January 03, 2004 5:39 PM
> > > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] weather
> > > >
> > > > Bonnie,
> > > > You need to get out there and scream at the County/Township.
They
> > > can't
> > > > "fix" the grade resulting in a detriment to your property. We
had a
> > > > similar
> > > > situation at my office. We're on a deadend street; commercial
one
> > > side,
> > > > residential other side. Commercial side has a sort of dip carved
> > > between
> > > > two properties so water runs south to the ravine behind our
> buildings.
> > > > The
> > > > residence property across the street always flooded, even though
> there
> > > was
> > > > a
> > > > pipe running under the street from their side to ours. So we
fixed
> > > the
> > > > problem by extending our 'dip' to their pipe to accept the water
> > > rather
> > > > than
> > > > cause backflow.
> > > >
> > > > This worked great for a few years, until those people died, then
new
> > > > people
> > > > trenched the property AND another neighbor's to lead massive
amounts
> > > of
> > > > water through to our side, where, the dip wasn't adequate, so
they
> > > flooded
> > > > us. Finally the city came in, rebuilt the section of street and
put
> > > in a
> > > > real live drain. Whether it is a private individual, a business,
or
> a
> > > > govt
> > > > directive, one entity cannot make such physical changes that
> adversely
> > > > impact the existing condition of another entity and not be
called to
> > > > account
> > > > for their actions.
> > > >
> > > > Kitty
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan"
> > > > To:
> > > > Sent: Saturday, January 03, 2004 5:27 PM
> > > > Subject: RE: [CHAT] weather
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > I've talked it over with our neighbor and they are all for it,
but
> > > we'd
> > > > > share costs. With our job situation and their job situation,
there
> > > just
> > > > > aren't any funds right now. If we are blessed in the future,
you
> > > can
> > > > bet
> > > > > that is one of the first things we do! We even thought of
putting
> a
> > > > small
> > > > > bridge over the area so we can still visit in spring and fall
> > > without
> > > > > sinking knee deep in mud or water. We've had it re-graded
three
> > > times
> > > > on
> > > > > our dime already to "fix" the problem with absolutely no
success.
> > > If
> > > > the
> > > > > road bed were not raised above our property level (which used
to
> be
> > > > below
> > > > > our grade,) the water would simply run off across the street
and
> > > into
> > > > the
> > > > > little creek behind the houses across the street. The township
> > > decided
> > > > to
> > > > > "fix" the grade when they put in sewers. UGH! Of such is life.
> > > > >
> > > > > Blessings,
> > > > > Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> > > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
[mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> > > On
> > > > Behalf
> > > > > Of Bonnie Holmes
> > > > > Sent: Saturday, January 03, 2004 7:37 PM
> > > > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > > > Subject: RE: [CHAT] weather
> > > > >
> > > > > I recall a lovely "dry stream" bed featured in a gardening
> magazine
> > > > (I'll
> > > > > look it up if you're interested) to take care of flash
flooding
> > > between
> > > > two
> > > > > property lines.
> > > > >
> > > > > Bonnie Zone 6+ ETN
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > > [Original Message]
> > > > > > From: Bonnie & Bill Morgan
> > > > > > To:
> > > > > > Date: 01/03/2004 10:03:00 AM
> > > > > > Subject: RE: [CHAT] weather
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I guess that means more rain is on its way here, huh, Donna?
> > > We've
> > > > got
> > > > > > flood warnings and our gutters haven't been able to keep up
with
> > > the
> > > > > deluge.
> > > > > > There is a small "river" between property lines, the low
areas
> are
> > > > > > overflowing and even the walkway to the porch has 1/2 thick
> water
> > > > pouring
> > > > > > over it. We haven't gotten to the point of a rain like the
100
> > > years
> > > > > flood
> > > > > > levels for the area, but it can't be too far off with the
ground
> > > > already
> > > > > at
> > > > > > saturation. And we will be in the Mid 60's today! UGH!!! It
> > > should
> > > > be
> > > > > > colder tomorrow, but not freezing until Monday. We'll see.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I'm not sure what water saturated earth will do to the
dormant
> > > plants
> > > > and
> > > > > > those that have broken dormancy because of this warm spell.
> > > Anybody
> > > > out
> > > > > > there know?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Blessings,
> > > > > > Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> > > > > >
> > > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-
> gardenchat@hort.net]
> > > On
> > > > > Behalf
> > > > > > Of Donna
> > > > > > Sent: Thursday, January 01, 2004 9:31 PM
> > > > > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > > > > Subject: RE: [CHAT] weather
> > > > > >
> > > > > > You take care of your self Judy.. the flu that is around
here is
> a
> > > > .....
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Currently raining here... a tad earlier it was pouring and I
> kept
> > > > > > thinking it is gonna start thundering in a minute... glad it
was
> > > rain
> > > > > > and not snow... or I would be shoveling instead of typing...
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Donna
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > Happy New Year!
> > > > > > > It snowed Monday & Tuesday & didn't all melt. Snowing
again
> > > today so
> > > > > > we
> > > > > > > may
> > > > > > > be having our 2 weeks with snow now. Winter blooming
heathers
> > > were
> > > > in
> > > > > > > bloom
> > > > > > > the week before Christmas, so I will look for them again
as
> soon
> > > as
> > > > > > the
> > > > > > > white stuff melts. I've had a lovely week off. Supposed to
> work
> > > > today,
> > > > > > but
> > > > > > > have called in sick. Icky flu or some such. So, I'm taking
it
> > > easy,
> > > > > > > watching the parade on HGTV. Also feeling guilty that
someone
> > > else
> > > > has
> > > > > > to
> > > > > > > work for me. Stay healthy.
> > > > > > > Judy B
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > >
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