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Re: Clematis & Rocks

Ha! That was just in the one bed. Plenty more to keep me busy. And since
we have no seasons w/out weeds, you can't ever really get caught up
here. More's the pity!

Yep, made a pretty good haul at McDade's. Pat got some of that gooseneck
loosetrife (?) - thought that stuff was supposed to be invasive? I told
her to keep an eye on it. She says she wants it to spread. Alrighty! She
didn't listen to me about not buying roses at Wal-mart either and insead
of getting shrub roses, they are climbers, which is not what she wanted
at all. And they don't give the effect that she wanted in her spiritual

She showed me the tag and I told her it's Wal-mart - they don't know
%&$#@!! about plants!! Jeez. People just won't listen to reason. Do you
ever feel like you're wasting your breath sometimes??


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sat, 5 Jul 2003 02:45:58 -0400

>Only 5000 weeds, Pam?  If you want more, head east...I can provide. 
>No, I am NOT always right..Lordy!  only wish I were:-)
>Also sounds like you guys made quite a nice haul there and I can
>Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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>> From: Pamela J. Evans <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
>> Well Marge - I found about 5000 weeds (which I pulled) and that it
>> really is cooler under there - how interesting. You are always
>right of
>> course, I'm just a curious child! I figured since the surface of
>> gravel was hot, it would be underneath. Pat and I went to McDade's
>> (nursery) this morning and loaded up. Lava sand for the herb bed,
>> greensand for the peppers and roses and some white Madagascar
>> periwinkles and pentas for the blue and white garden. Also broke
>> and bought a pineapple sage which I have been wanting for the
>> Now John has one more pot in the front yard to navigate around -
>> I also replaced the portulaca that he weed-whacked to death. Pat
>> well too. Didn't take us long to blow through a C-note. I know you
>> relate...
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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