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Re: Jb magnets NOW Sam


What she said.
----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 8:02 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Jb magnets NOW Sam


Kitty - enjoy your time w/ Sam and tell him he's in our prayers and we hope
he's home for good - soon!

On 7/11/06, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:

No, a 15 day leave. But he hadn't expected to get it this soon, if at
all,
since he joined his unit late because of the broken hand and ankle
problems.

Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message -----
From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 9:14 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Jb magnets NOW Sam


> Kitty, will Sam be home for good this time?
> zem
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 7:51 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Jb magnets
>
>
>> Sounds good. Of course, I get behind on everything and mine would
>> probably bloom. I would consider the yellow flowers to be the yellow
>> ribbons for our service people far away from home. (Sam will be home
>> tomorrow!)
>>
>> Kitty
>> neIN, Zone 5
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 8:29 PM
>> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Jb magnets
>>
>>
>>>I clip it as it blooms because the yellow doesn't go well with the
theme.
>>> Besides, early cutting of the blossoms keeps the reseeding problem at
>>> bay.
>>> However, the blue green foliage looks fine there.
>>>
>>> Blessings,
>>> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>>> Behalf
>>> Of Kitty
>>> Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 6:15 PM
>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Jb magnets
>>>
>>>> Yes, Ruta Graveolens is the herb...
>>>> Patriotic garden since it was planted there.
>>>
>>> How does yellow fit into that color scheme?
>>>
>>> Kitty
>>> neIN, Zone 5
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 7:25 AM
>>> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Jb magnets
>>>
>>>
>>>>I believe my June Bugs are your Japanese Beetles, Kitty. I had
>>>>accidentally
>>>> harkened back to my childhood years when dad battled them
occasionally.
>>>> Sorry.
>>>>
>>>> Yes, Ruta Graveolens is the herb (yes, it CAN and Will seed its way
>>>> around
>>>> if you don't deadhead religiously) but I've seen much fewer JB's in
the
>>>> Patriotic garden since it was planted there. A neighbor put up >>>> traps
>>>> for
>>>> them, so we put some on the edge of our property to keep them from
>>>> being
>>>> drawn across our property. Maybe that was a mistake?
>>>>
>>>> Blessings,
>>>> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] >>>> On
>>>> Behalf
>>>> Of Kitty
>>>> Sent: Monday, July 10, 2006 7:41 PM
>>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Jb magnets
>>>>
>>>> Bonnie, I wasn't sure what you meant by June Bugs (especially since
my
>>>> Japanese Beetles never show up until July) so I looked it up and >>>> June
>>>> Bug
>>>> covers "any of numerous rather large leaf-eating scarab beetles
>>>> (subfamily
>>>> Melolonthinae) that fly chiefly in late spring and have larvae that
are
>>>> white grubs which live in soil and feed chiefly on the roots of
grasses
>>>> and
>>>> other plants", so I guess my Japanese Beetles might fit into that
>>>> category
>>>> except that they are summer visitors, but I don't know if YOUR June
>>>> Bugs
>>>> are
>>>> Japanese Beetles.
>>>>
>>>> I don't use bait or bags, they just attract more and to be effective
>>>> would
>>>> have to be moved everytime the wind changes course. Not happenin'
>>>> here.
>>>> Rue could be a plant in any of 15 genera, but I'm thinking you might
>>>> mean
>>>> Ruta graveolens. I didn't know it was a deterrent; always thought >>>> of
>>>> it
>>>> as
>>>> an herb and a bit weedy, but I guess I could give it a try. Thanks.
>>>>
>>>> Kitty
>>>> neIN, Zone 5
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>> Sent: Monday, July 10, 2006 8:55 AM
>>>> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Jb magnets
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Kitty, I have had some damage from June Bugs on my Rose of Sharon,
but
>>>>> not
>>>>> much. Do you use bait and bags or have you tried rue or some other
>>>>> natural
>>>>> deterrents?
>>>>>
>>>>> Blessings,
>>>>> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>>>>>
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
On
>>>>> Behalf
>>>>> Of Kitty
>>>>> Sent: Sunday, July 09, 2006 2:01 PM
>>>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>>> Subject: [CHAT] Jb magnets
>>>>>
>>>>> Years ago I kept a yellow rose as my indicator plant that let me
know
>>>>> when
>>>>> Japanese beetles began arriving. Eventually I started noticing
their
>>>>> other
>>>>> preferences and have removed them. I got rid of Purple Loosestrife
>>>>> for
>>>>> many
>>>>> reasons, but evicting many JBs with them was the real
pleasure. Pussy
>>>>> Willows were the next to go. This year it will be the Blue Satin
Rose
>>>>> of
>>>>> Sharon; again for more than one reason.
>>>>>
>>>>> The blue flowers were the attraction for me. I knew I might be
taking
>>>>> a
>>>>> chance because JBs loved my double ROS when I had it on the other
side
>>>>> of
>>>>> the yard and they devoured the white ROS that was 10 feet from the
>>>>> blue
>>>>> one's placement. I hoped though I could keep an eye on
it. However,
>>>>> the
>>>>> other two ROS never, ever gave me a single volunteer plant, but >>>>> Blue
>>>>> Satin
>>>>> seeds like a maniac everywhere. The other two ROS have been ripped
>>>>> out
>>>>> and
>>>>> now, with the arrival of swarms of JBs on this one, it's gonna be a
>>>>> goner,
>>>>> too. Can't do much at the moment though as a Clematis is using it
for
>>>>> support (it's about 7 feet now), but it is coming out this
year. ROS,
>>>>> never
>>>>> again.
>>>>>
>>>>> Kitty
>>>>> neIN, Zone 5
>>>>>
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