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RE: RE: Was Bounce, Now Voles, This Summer's Delights


Pam, it wants very good drainage so I planted it in my xeriscape bed.
Typical clay very heavily amended with sand topped with a rock mulch.
Same conditions I grow lavenders in.  

Lynda
Zone 7 - West TN

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of gardenqueen@academicplanet.com
Sent: Wednesday, July 28, 2004 6:07 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: RE: [CHAT] Was Bounce, Now Voles, This Summer's Delights


Can it take clay soil though??  A lot of that xeriscape stuff needs
better drainage.  What is your soil like?

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Lynda Young
Sent: 7/27/2004 8:56:36 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Was Bounce, Now Voles, This Summer's Delights

> Hmmmm, wonder if it would work on voles?  My war with them continues -

> we finally dug up and put about 35 hostas in bottomless black plastic 
> pots and replanted those in an effort to deter the pests.  But then 
> they managed to devastate overnight a whole bed of bletillas.  I think

> we may have saved three or four plants.  We've been at our present 
> location seven years and have never seen vole damage on this scale.  
> Our gardening neighbors several acres away are seeing the same thing.

> It's so disheartening.
> 
> On a better note - the Angelica gigas I planted last year is blooming 
> for the first time and it's wonderful.  I didn't expect it to bloom so

> freely and so am very pleased with its' performance.
> 
> Another new plant that has delighted me all summer long is 
> Phemeranthus calycinum - Flame flower.  Pam - I know you're a fan of 
> High Country Gardens - you might like this if you're not already 
> growing it.  Dainty little plant that packs a lot of punch.
> 
> Lynda
> Zone 7 - West Tn
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On 
> Behalf Of Zemuly@aol.com
> Sent: Monday, July 26, 2004 6:32 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: [CHAT] Lots of Uses for Bounce
> 
> 
> I got the following from a friend and thought I would pass it along to

> the
> list.  I don't know if you really can use Bounce for all these things,
> but 
> it's certainly an easy solution to mosquitoes and yellow jackets. zem 
>  
> * * *
>  
>  My mail carrier told me that the US Postal service sent out a  
> message to all letter carriers to put a sheet of Bounce in their 
> uniform  pockets to keep
> yellow jackets away...Use them all the time when  playing baseball and
> soccer.  
> I use it when I am working outside. It  really works; yellow jackets
> just 
> veer around you.
> 
> And all this time you've just been putting Bounce in the  dryer!
> 
> It will chase ants away when you lay a sheet near them.
> 
> It  also repels mice. Spread them around foundation areas, or in 
> trailers, cars  that are sitting and it keeps mice from entering your 
> vehicle.
> 
> It  takes the odor out of books and photo albums that don't get opened

> too
> often.
> 
> Repels mosquitoes. Tie a sheet of Bounce through a belt loop  when 
> outdoors during mosquito season.
> 
> Eliminates static electricity  from your television (or computer) 
> screen.
> 
> Since Bounce is designed to  help eliminate static cling, wipe your
> television screen with a used sheet  of Bounce to keep dust from
> resettling.
> 
> Dissolve soap scum from  shower doors. Clean with a sheet of Bounce.
> 
> Freshen the air in your home.  Place an individual sheet of Bounce in 
> a
> drawer or hang in the  closet.
> 
> Put Bounce sheet in vacuum cleaner.
> 
> Prevent thread from  tangling. Run a threaded needle through sheet of 
> Bounce before beginning to  sew.
> 
> Prevent musty suitcases. Place an individual sheet of Bounce inside 
> empty luggage before storing.
> 
> Freshen the air in your car. Place a sheet of Bounce under the  front 
> seat.
> 
> Clean baked-on foods from a cooking pan. Put a sheet in  a pan, fill 
> with water, let sit overnight, and sponge clean. The  anti-static 
> agent apparently
> weakens the bond between the food.
> 
> Eliminate  odors in wastebaskets.  Place a sheet of Bounce at the 
> bottom of the  wastebasket.
> 
> Collect cat hair. Rubbing the area with a sheet of Bounce  will 
> magnetically attract all the loose hairs.
> 
> Eliminate static  electricity from Venetian blinds.  Wipe the blinds 
> with a sheet of Bounce  to prevent dust from resettling.
> 
> Wipe up sawdust from drilling or sand  papering.  A used sheet of 
> Bounce will collect sawdust like a tack  cloth.
> 
> Eliminate odors in dirty laundry.  Place an individual sheet of  
> Bounce at the bottom of a laundry bag or hamper.
> 
> Deodorize shoes or  sneakers.  Place a sheet of Bounce in your shoes 
> or
> sneakers  overnight.
> 
> Golfers put a Bounce sheet in their back pocket to keep the  bees 
> away.
> 
> Put a Bounce sheet in your sleeping bag and tent before  folding and 
> storing them. Keeps them smelling fresh.
> 
> And now  that you know, print and keep on file or pass it around!
> 
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