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Re: todays events > acclimation


Well, Kitty,
    I can not help with the deer problem, but I can assist with the
Delphinium. If you want a delphinium that is easier than home made sin to
grow go for our native D. exaltatum. Stays up right with no staking when in
bloom. Deadhead and it will give you two to three flushes of bloom. Begins
blooming in June and continues on until winter. Read more about it on my
website under Garden Clippin's newsletter. It is my favorite delphinium of
all I have ever grown.
    Gene E. Bush
Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
www.munchkinnursery.com
genebush@munchkinnursery.com
Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> Thanks, Gene.  Coming from an expert, I feel more confident.  We do lose a
> few plants, (delphiniums have not done well for us), but most of what we
> grow performs pretty well.
>
> However, we have a new problem. Deer.  The university built a skywalk
across
> the highway from the new dorms to the campus and it comes out at our
> entrance.  The dorms are to one side of the skywalk, woods to the other.
> Apparently they also built some sort of service tunnel under the highway,
so
> now the deer just walk on over every night for the free buffet.  The
bunnies
> were bad enough, but the deer are making some of the losses serious.  I'm
> afraid we'll have to cage some of our beds and possibly abandon a couple
of
> them.
>
> Kitty

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